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Batman Prequel Pennyworth Heads to StarzPlay


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StarzPlay has acquired the drama series Pennyworth for the U.K., Germany, Italy, Spain, Ireland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria and Latin America.

Jack Bannon (The Imitation Game) stars as Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier in his 20s who goes to work with young billionaire Thomas Wayne, who’s not yet become Bruce Wayne’s father. The ten-episode drama series from Warner Horizon Scripted Television is based on DC characters created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger.

Pennyworth is the latest in a string of high-profile acquisition for the StarzPlay platform, with a portfolio that includes the anthology series The Act, the award-winning spy thriller Killing Eve and George Clooney’s Catch-22 in key territories.








About Kristin Brzoznowski

Kristin Brzoznowski is the executive editor of World Screen. She can be reached at kbrzoznowski@worldscreen.com.

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