Want a first look at some of the Spider-Man comic J.J. Abrams is making with his son Henry Abrams? Did you know Hulk once faced off with Hulk Hogan? What’s this new comic book team Rob Liefeld is putting together? Are you bummed you won’t get to see a Hellboy reboot sequel introduce a new Abe Sapien? Is there a script for Ant-Man 3 that’s already finished? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
The first Pennyworth teaser, which debuted back in March, gave us little more than some quick flashes of the upcoming Epix show about the early days of Batman’s butler. But a full trailer has now arrived, and it paints a much fuller picture of the world that Gotham showrunner Bruno Heller and his team have created here. Check out the trailer below, but fair warning: If you watch this, there’s a 95% chance you will be tempted to do a Michael Caine impression for the rest of the day. Read More »
Why wasn’t Tom Holland at the Avengers: Endgame premiere? How did Letitia Wright find out Shuri was taken out after the snap in Avengers: Infinity War? What happens when you Google “Thanos” and then use the Infinity Gauntlet? Is there a good time to go to the bathroom during Avengers: Endgame? Want to get another sneak peek at the upcoming Pennyworth series on Epix? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
In this edition of Sequel Bits:
- Sing 2 and The Croods 2 get new release dates
- Get hyped for The Conjuring 3 with new promo art
- Travis Knight talks about the ending of Bumblebee
- Trolls is hitting the road with a live show
- All that and more.
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If you’ve ever watched a Batman movie or TV show, or read a Batman comic, and thought, “I wish they’d tell me about Alfred when he was a handsome young man!”, then you’re in luck. The EPIX series Pennyworth goes back to the swingin’ ’60s to tell the origin story of Bruce Wayne’s famous butler/surrogate father. Watch the Pennyworth trailer below.
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Want to see some Spider-Man: Far From Home LEGO sets? What’s going on in the Krypton season two teaser? Who is playing Bruce Wayne‘s mother in Pennyworth? What’s happening with New Mutants now that the Disney deal for Fox is done? How did Tony Stark and Nebula make it back to Earth in Avengers: Endgame? Want to see some new Hellboy posters? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Why might the Arrowverse shows leave Netflix? Which DC’s Legends of Tomorrow cast member will recur on upcoming Arrow episodes? Will Jessica Jones and The Punisher eventually be canceled at Netflix too? Which Batman villain is Jack Black down to play? What did Chris Pratt have to say about Ellen Page‘s criticism about his church? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Sunday, February 10th, 2019 by Fred Topel
The creators of Gotham are going even further back into the Batman legend with their Epix series Pennyworth. We’ve already learned how the origin story of Alfred Pennyworth will show how a young Alfred (Jack Bannon) met Thomas Wayne (Ben Aldridge) in 1960s London and ends up battling the descendants of Jack the Ripper. Now we have a few more details.
Pennyworth creators Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon were on a Television Critics Association panel this weekend for Pennyworth along with cast members where they talked about taking a key cue from Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy, their alternate 1960s setting, and something you might not know about Bruce Wayne’s future butler. Read More »
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Everyone is getting the “hot, young” treatment these days, so why not Alfred Pennyworth, Bruce Wayne’s loyal and trustworthy butler? The once stiff-lipped butler has already received a devil-may-care makeover in the Fox prequel series Gotham, but Pennyworth is kicking things up a notch. According to Pennyworth plot details shared by executive producer Danny Cannon, this Alfred (played by Jack Bannon) is a toughened former SAS soldier living in swinging ’60s London and battling the descendants of…Jack the Ripper?
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