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Pennyworth Season 2 UK streaming date confirmed by Starzplay at CCXP

Premium streaming service Starzplay has announced that Season 2 of DC origin series Pennyworth will premiere on the platform in the UK, as well as Austria, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latin America, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland), February 28, 2021.

The announcement was made at this weekend’s Brazil Comic Con (CCXP).  New episodes will roll out weekly.

Based on DC characters created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger, the Batman universe show follows Alfred Pennyworth (played by Jack Bannon, The Imitation Game), 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, Fleabag).

Based on DC characters created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger, the Batman universe show follows Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier in his 20s…

Pennyworth S2 returns on Starz

In addition to Bannon and Aldridge, Pennyworth season two features the return of stars Emma Paetz (Gentleman Jack), Hainsley Lloyd Bennett (Eastenders), Ryan Fletcher (Outlander), Dorothy Atkinson (Hanna) and Ian Puleston-Davies (Tin Star), with Paloma Faith (The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus) and Jason Flemyng (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button). 

Earlier this year, it was announced that James Purefoy (Altered Carbon), Edward Hogg (Harlots), Jessye Romeo In the Long Run), Ramon Tikaram (Brassic) and Harriet Slater (Faunutland and the Lost Magic) would be joining the cast as series regulars.

The show is executive produced by Bruno Heller (who also worked on Gotham,) with Danny Cannon (Gotham) and Matthew Patnick (The Night Manager). 

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