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Old 05-22-18, 02:39 PM
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Re: Pennyworth — From the Creator of Gotham — Ordered to series at EPIX

Epix is a $5 add on with Sling. So maybe a trailer will wow me.
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Old 05-24-18, 04:12 PM
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Re: Pennyworth — From the Creator of Gotham — Ordered to series at EPIX

OK, so I'm the only person in this thread genuinely interested in this.

I'd also watch a Gotham City PD series.
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Re: Pennyworth — From the Creator of Gotham — Ordered to series at EPIX

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OK, so I'm the only person in this thread genuinely interested in this.

I'd also watch a Gotham City PD series.



It's been on the air for the last 4 years.
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Old 05-24-18, 04:55 PM
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Re: Pennyworth — From the Creator of Gotham — Ordered to series at EPIX

To be fair, the Gotham version of Alfred is pretty badass.
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Old 08-23-18, 02:19 AM
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Audition tapes have surface for this series.

https://www.comicbookmovie.com/batma...oilers-a163074
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Re: Pennyworth — From the Creator of Gotham — Ordered to series at EPIX

https://deadline.com/2018/10/pennywo...ix-1202481996/

British actor Jack Bannon cast as young Alfred.


https://deadline.com/2018/10/pennywo...ix-1202482014/

British actor Ben Aldridge cast as young Thomas Wayne


Production on the show to begin next week in London.


Makes sense now why Gotham was pushed back to 2019 and has a shorter episode order. Bruno Heller is now moving on to oversee this show.
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Old 10-18-18, 02:25 AM
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Two more actors have been cast: Ryan Fletcher and Hainsley Llyod Bennett.


https://www.cbr.com/pennyworth-ryan-...lloyd-bennett/
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Old 10-18-18, 02:45 AM
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Re: Pennyworth — From the Creator of Gotham — Ordered to series at EPIX

Oh I got pennyworth mixed up with pennywise. Now I'm disappointed.
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Re: Pennyworth — From the Creator of Gotham — Ordered to series at EPIX

Before she was Gotham City's most notorious beard, she was Aunt Harriet: Dinosaur Hunter.
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Old 10-25-18, 02:38 AM
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Paloma Faith has been cast as the villain for the series, Bet Sykes.


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Old 10-25-18, 10:41 AM
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Rather see Alfred in MI5 than being a young butler.
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Alfred Pennyworth started his day like any other off-the-books MI-5 operative: in hot pursuit of a rogue agent throughout the unforgiving streets of New York. But after smashing his vehicle into that of a local comedian, and with British intelligence disavowing all knowledge of Pennyworth and his mission, he is forced by a zany judge to serve as the crash victim's butler...

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Re: Pennyworth — From the Creator of Gotham — Ordered to series at EPIX

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Rather see Alfred in MI5 than being a young butler.
That’s what I always expected this to be considering the character’s background in the comics. It’s still weird to do a series centered on him in my opinion. Like I said earlier if anything this would have made more sense as a flashback episode or episodes of Gotham if anything.
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Old 10-25-18, 04:36 PM
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That’s what I always expected this to be considering the character’s background in the comics. It’s still weird to do a series centered on him in my opinion. Like I said earlier if anything this would have made more sense as a flashback episode or episodes of Gotham if anything.
I honestly don't have much interest in seeing a younger Alfred being Thomas Wayne's butler. Essentially the show will be about the Wayne family secrets. I'd rather see him as an MI5 operative- just make it a spy show set during the Cold War.

In the same vein I'd rather have had them do a Superman show based on the Kents graphic novel rather than Krypton. But then westerns are dead so what do I know?
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and this will be airing on a channel that pretty much no one, including myself, at DVD Talk has. No I guess no one will be watching
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Deadline notes that Epix will be coming to Xfinity so there is a chance I will check this out.
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Epix is a $5 add on with Sling. So maybe a trailer will wow me.
I don't know if this applies to Spectrum customers everywhere, but I get access to the EPIX streaming service for free with my Spectrum internet subscription. I don't have cable television with Spectrum (or anyone), just internet, but that gives me EPIX access so I can stream their movies and tv series.
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Old 12-06-18, 04:02 AM
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Polly Walker cast as PEGGY SYKES.

https://screenrant.com/pennyworth-tv...y-walker-cast/
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Old 12-06-18, 11:04 AM
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How many people are going to watch this? The show already has two strikes against it- It's about a topic nobody wanted and it's on EPIX.
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Old 12-06-18, 11:18 AM
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Re: Pennyworth — From the Creator of Gotham — Ordered to series at EPIX

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It's about a topic nobody wanted
Can't agree there. Alfred's character in Gotham is the highlight of the show. An origin for that portrayal of his character is compelling. The EPIX part, I agree with.
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Old 12-06-18, 01:06 PM
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Can't agree there. Alfred's character in Gotham is the highlight of the show. An origin for that portrayal of his character is compelling. The EPIX part, I agree with.
But it's not the origin. It's about Wayne/Batman secrets. The origin would be learning about Alfred's days in MI5.
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Old 02-10-19, 10:28 PM
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Old 02-11-19, 12:40 PM
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Are we going to see Alfred fight a young Penguin? Who gives a shit.

Seriously. What can they do with this that hasn't been done with Gotham? If it has a serious tone they might as well have taken my idea and have it be about Alfred's days in MI5, but no, we had to do another Batman sans Batman show.
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Re: Pennyworth — From the Creator of Gotham — Ordered to series at EPIX

I actually have EPIX right now because it's now a standalone service. Using it to catch up on a few of their shows and see their movies. So we'll see if I keep it long enough to see Pennyworth's premiere. Hopefully summer?
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Re: Pennyworth — From the Creator of Gotham — Ordered to series at EPIX

This is a prequel to Gotham and takes place in London, no? So we shouldn't expect to see anybody from Batman's rogues gallery in this.
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Re: Pennyworth — From the Creator of Gotham — Ordered to series at EPIX

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This is a prequel to Gotham and takes place in London, no? So we shouldn't expect to see anybody from Batman's rogues gallery in this.
Yes it's filmed in London and is a period drama. We aren't going to see any Batman lore characters.
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