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Jason Flemyng to Play Villain in Pre-Batman Spinofff Pennyworth

October 30, 2018 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Jason Flemyng

Jason Flemyng is set to star as the villain in Pennyworth, Epix’s upcoming Batman prequel spinoff. Deadline reports that Flemyng will play Lord Hardwood in the series, an an upper-class Englishmen and partner-in-crime to Bet Sykes (Paloma Faith)

Hardwood is described as “cultured, urbane, brilliant and supremely sure of himself” with a “sadistic, cruel nature [with] a veneer of charm.”

Pennyworth follows Bruce Wayne’s legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier in his 20’s, who forms a security company and goes to work with a young billionaire Thomas Wayne, who’s not yet Bruce’s father, in 1960s London.