Star Local News

MGM-owned Epix has given a 10-episode straight-to-series order to Pennyworth, a Batman prequel. Pennyworth follows Bruce Wayne’s legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier who forms a security company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne, Bruce’s billionaire father, in 1960’s London. Production will begin later this year, with a series premiere slated for 2019.