EPIX and Warner Horizon Scripted Television have announced that Actor Ben Aldridge joined the cast to play Thomas Wayne, in Pennyworth’s first season. Aldridge has been cast in the series regular role.
Thomas Wayne is a young, fresh-faced billionaire hailing from the east coast of the United States. Confident and extremely disciplined, this young aristocrat meets an unlikely business partner in Alfred Pennyworth.
Aldridge previously appeared in “Fleabag” and “Skinny Dip.”
Production on the series will begin Monday, October 22, 2018, at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, in the UK.
The 10-episode, one-hour drama series is based on DC characters created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger. It follows Bruce Wayne’s legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth (Jack Bannon), a former British SAS soldier in his 20s, who forms a security company and goes to work with a young billionaire Thomas Wayne, who’s not yet Bruce’s father, in 1960s London.
“Pennyworth” is from executive producer/writer Bruno Heller (“Gotham,” “The Mentalist,” “Rome”) and executive producer/director Danny Cannon (“Gotham,” “CSI” series)
For more information on Pennyworth and the other exciting new DC Comics Television series, stay tuned.