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Pennyworth Clip Finds the Series Villain Mistakenly Behind Bars

Ahead of this summer's Pennyworth premiere, EPIX has released a new clip from the show.

A promo clip from IGN shows the villainous Bet Sykes (Paloma Faith) apprehended and imprisoned within the Tower of London. During her confinement, Bet writes her sister Peggy (Polly Walker), updating her on her current predicament. She insists she was convicted for a crime she did not commit.

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With the imprisoned Bet ominously getting hooded as if she was being taken off to execution, Peggy may have to act quickly to save her sister.

Principal photography on the ten-episode first season began this past October, with Jack Bannon starring as the titular soldier-turned-butler.

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According to the series description,

The 10-episode, hour-long drama series from Warner Horizon Scripted Television is based on DC characters created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger. It follows Bruce Wayne’s legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth (Jack Bannon), a former British SAS soldier in his 20s, who forms a security company and goes to work with a young billionaire Thomas Wayne (Ben Aldridge), who’s not yet Bruce’s father, in 1960s London.

Developed by former Gotham collaborators Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon, Pennyworth stars Jack Bannon as Alfred Pennyworth, Ben Aldridge as Thomas Wayne, Jason Flemyng as Lord Harwood, Paloma Faith as Bet Sykes, Ryan Fletcher as Dave Boy, Hainsley Lloyd Bennett as Bazza and Jessica Ellerby as the Queen. The series debuts July 28 at 9 pm ET/PT on EPIX.

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