EPIX has released the Official Synopsis of Pennyworth episode “The Heavy Crown” (2.01) that will be aired on Sunday, December 13 at 08:00-09:00 PM..
Alfred Pennyworth tries to profit off a war-torn London that threatens to be overrun by the fascist Raven Union.
“Pennyworth” is starring Jack Bannon as Alfred Pennyworth, Ben Aldridge as Thomas Wayne, Paloma Faith as Bet Sykes, Hainsley Lloyd Bennett as Bazza, Ryan Fletcher as Dave Boy, Jason Flemyng as Lord Harwood, Polly Walker as Peggy Sykes, Emma Paetz as Martha Kane, Jessica Ellerby as Queen Elizabeth II.
The episode was written by Bruno Heller and directed by Danny Cannon.
Pennyworth 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 (Ben Aldridge), who’s not yet Bruce’s father, in 1960s London.
Pennyworth is produced by Warner Horizon Scripted Television for EPIX and is based on characters created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger, published by DC Comics, with executive producer/writer Bruno Heller and executive producer/director Danny Cannon.