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Emma Paetz and Jessica Ellerby Cast in Pennyworth


Emma Paetz and Jessica Ellerby have been cast in the upcoming Batman prequel series Pennyworth, according to Deadline. Paetz, who is known for Gentleman Jack, will be a series regular and Ellerby (Lovesick) will recur in the series from Warner Horizon Scripted Television. Paetz will play Martha Kane, the eventual mother of Bruce Wayne and Ellerby will recur as The Queen.

Coming to EPIXPennyworth is based on the characters from DC Comics and is currently in production at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, UK.

Pennyworth comes to us from executive producer/writer Bruno Heller (GothamThe MentalistRome) and executive producer/director Danny Cannon (GothamCSI series). The 10-episode, one-hour drama series is based on DC characters created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger.

The series follows Bruce Wayne’s legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth (Jack Bannon), a former British SAS soldier in his 20’s, 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. The series also stars multi-award-winning recording artist Paloma Faith as “Bet Sykes” and Jason Flemyng (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) as “Lord Harwood.”

Emma Paetz is a relative newcomer who has been seen in Gentleman Jack and Final Girls. Jessica Ellerby is known for Get Him to the Greek and Hollow.

Are you guys excited for Pennyworth? Let us know in the comments.

Jenna Busch
Jenna Busch has written and spoken about movies, TV, video games and comics all over the Internet for over a decade, co-hosted a series with Stan Lee, appeared on multiple episodes of Tabletop, written comic books and is a contributing author and assistant editor for the PsychGeeks book series including Star Wars Psychology. She founded the site Legion of Leia and hosts the Legion podcast.