With Gotham inching closer, it seems like Batman’s prequel series is already getting ready for production.

Pennyworth, which will be centered around Bruce Wayne’s beloved butler, Alfred has been ordered to air at Epix. The first season will have ten episodes that will begin its filming in London later in November this year. The production will continue for seven months and will end sometime around June next year. This was rumoured earlier this year through the Production Weekly Report.

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The series will be produced by Gotham’s showrunner Bruno Heller along with Danny Cannon. The plot will revolve around the life of Alfred Pennyworth, Bruce’s butler. The series will be set in 1960’s when Alfred was still serving in he British SAS. Thomas Wayne will also be appearing in the series. Here’s what Epix President Michael Wright said in a statement about the upcoming series:

“As genuine fans of these classic DC characters, as well as the incredibly talented Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon, we couldn’t be more excited to make Epix the home of this series. We can’t wait to work with Bruno and Danny — along with Peter Roth, Susan Rovner, Brett Paul and the team at Warner Horizon — on this fantastic origin story.”

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