Of all of Bruce Wayne’s friends and allies, none are more important than his loyal butler. After the tragic death of his parents, it was Alfred who raised the young “master Bruce,” before going on to become his most trusted adviser in the Batman’s mission to protect the streets of Gotham. Today, we received our first look at actor Sean Pertwee (Elementary, Camelot) in this crucial Gotham role.
Don’t know about you, but we anticipate spending quite a bit of time in Gotham in the future, for what is shaping up to be one heck of an awesome television series.
Following the exploits of rookie detective James Gordon (played by Ben McKenzie), the upcoming Fox television show will explore the infamous titular city years before the Dark Knight first cast his vengeful shadow upon the criminal underground, back when Bruce Wayne was still a young boy that only recently saw his parents murdered right before his eyes.
For months, fans the world over have been speculating who might be cast as the villainous Lex Luthor in the upcoming Superman/Batman film from Zack Snyder. Today, they found out, along with who will be playing the equally important role of Alfred Pennyworth, Bruce Wayne’s loyal butler.