Paloma Faith has joined the cast of the upcoming EPIX drama series Pennyworth in the series regular role of Bet Sykes, a spirited, sadistic and sharp-tongued villain. Paloma Faith is a multi-award-winning recording artist whose onscreen credits include Peter & Wendy and Doctor Parnassus.
Pennyworth is from Warner Horizon Scripted Television and based on the characters from DC.
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 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 cast also includes Ryan Fletcher as Dave Boy and Hainsley Lloyd Bennett as Bazza. Both are lifelong friends of Alfred’s from their army days serving in the same corps.
Production on the series will begin Monday, October 22, 2018, at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, in the UK.
Pennyworth is from executive producer/writer Bruno Heller (Gotham, The Mentalist, Rome) and executive producer/director Danny Cannon (Gotham, CSI series).