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Series about butler Batman in the making

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There will be a series about the early life of Alfred Pennyworth, the faithful butler of Bruce Wayne alias Batman. The American channel Epix has a first season order of the show, which Pennyworth is going to be called.

The series is from the same producers as Gotham, the hitshow about the young years of Bruce. Earlier this week it was announced that the upcoming fifth season of Gotham, the last.

Although Alfred also appears in Gotham, in which he is played by Sean Pertwee, the new series is not meant as a spin-off. The character will then also be re-introduced and played by a different actor. According to Deadline, running Pennyworth to the years in which Alfred as a former army officer, entered the service of Thomas Wayne, father of Bruce.

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