HARRIET SLATER BECOMES SERIES REG IN PENNYWORTH

Thu Feb 27

Harriet Slater has been confirmed as a series regular opposite Jack Bannon for the upcoming second season of Epix’s DC origin story PENNYWORTH, from Warner Horizon Scripted Television. Harriet plays Sandra Onslow, a budding 60s starlet, and Alfie’s on-again-off-again girlfriend. Sandra is now resident singer in his club, with dreams of becoming the next Sandie Shaw. Sandra was a recurring character in season 1 and has now been promoted to series regular. James Purefoy, Edward Hogg, Jessye Romeo and Ramon Tikaram have alos been confirmed as new regs.

The 10-episode season began production in the UK in January at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, with an eye towards a summer 2020 premiere on Epix.

The one-hour drama series follows Alfred Pennyworth (Bannon), a former British SAS soldier in his 20s, who forms a security company in 1960s London and goes to work with young billionaire Thomas Wayne (Ben Aldridge), who has not yet become Bruce Wayne’s father.

Pennyworth is from executive producer/writer Bruno Heller (Gotham, The Mentalist), executive producer/director Danny Cannon (Gotham, CSI series) and Matthew Patnick. The series is based characters created for DC by Bob Kane with Bill Finger.

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