DC’s Pennyworth, the prequel drama about Bruce Wayne’s popular butler Alfred, has been moved to streaming service HBO Max for its third season. The announcement was made by Warner Bros. Television during the DC FanDome event.
The series’ first two seasons were aired on MGM’s Epix. HBO Max has ordered a ten episode season 3. There’s no news about a premiere date yet, however, the third season and the first two seasons are expected to stream on HBO Max in 2022.
Pennyworth follows Alfred Pennyworth (Jack Bannon), a former special forces soldier in the British military initially goes to work for Bruce Wayne’s father, Thomas Wayne, in 1960s London.
Warner Bros. TV revealed that season 3 will start with a five-year time jump post the civil war when a cultural revolution changes the world for better or worse, ushering a new age of superheroes and supervillains.
The series also stars Emma Paetz, Paloma Faith, Ryan Fletcher, Dorothy Atkinson, Ramon Tikaram, Harriet Slater and Simon Manyonda.
Bruno Heller serves as showrunner and also executive produces with Matthew Patnick, Danny Cannon and John Stephens.