Batman server coming to HBO Max.
The broadcasting company released the first trailer for the third season of “”pennyworth: The Origins of Batman Butler “On Wednesday, the latest chapter in the Alfred Pennyworth story will be shown. The new season will premiere on Thursday, October 6, with three episodes followed by one episode per week until November 24.
DC Origin Series Jack Bannon is the honorary butler, also a former British SAS soldier. He set up a security firm in London in the 1960s and went to work with young billionaire Thomas Wayne (Ben Aldridge) and his wife Martha (Emma Betz) before they became Bruce Wayne’s parents. The third season of action begins after a five-year leap. Now, the civil war is over and the revolution has changed the world, ushering in a new era of superheroes and super villains.
The series’ cast includes Bannon, Aldridge, Paetz, Paloma Faith, Ryan Fletcher, Dorothy Atkinson, Ramon Tikaram, Harriet Slater, and Simon Manyonda.
The third season marks the first time the series has premiered live on HBO Max. The last two seasons of the show, which was called “Pennyworth” at the time, originally aired on Epix. The series title has since been changed to “Pennyworth: The Origins of Batman’s Butler”.
Based on the DC characters that Bob Kane created with Bill Finger, the ten-episode series was made for Warner Bros. Television by Bruno Heller, Matthew Patnick, Danny Cannon, and John Stephens. The series was produced in the UK at Warner Bros. Studio Leavesden.
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High School, a youth series based on recording memoirs of artists Tegan and Sarah Quinn, received its first trailer from Amazon Free on Wednesday. Narrated through the setting of ’90s grunge culture and rave, the series follows two hall-grown twin sisters who struggle to find their identity. TikTok creators Railey and Seazynn Gilliland lead the series, portraying the high school versions of Tegan and Sara. Special guest stars Cobie Smulders and Kyle Bornheimer play the parents of twins, Simon and Patrick. The trailer also includes an Amazon original cover of “Today” by The Smashing Pumpkins performed by Tegan and Sara. The first four episodes of “High School” will air on Amazon Freevee in the US and UK starting October 14. Two more episodes will be broadcast every Friday later. Watch the full trailer below.
Onyx Collective’s upcoming legal drama “Reasonable Doubt” released its first trailer on Wednesday. Premiering on Hulu on September 27, the series is produced by Kerry Washington, who also directs the first episode. Reasonable Doubt follows a powerful Los Angeles criminal defense attorney as she upends the justice system from within. Each episode was directed by black directors and written by the Black Writers’ Chamber, and each episode title was inspired by Jay-Z’s debut album, “Reasonable Doubt.” The show marks the first written series from Onyx Collective since its launch. It stars Emayatzy Corinealdi, Michael Ealy, Sean Patrick Thomas, McKinley Freeman, TJ Mixson, Aderinsola Olabode, Tim Jo and Angela Grovey. CEO Larry Wilmore produces the series along with Ramala Muhammad, who created the show and serves as the show’s director. Watch the full trailer below.
Los Angeles-based media group Asylum Entertainment Group (AEG) has acquired independent Austin-based Texas Crew Productions. Now incorporated under the AEG banner, Texas Crew will work on unscripted, written and audio projects with The Content Group, Asylum TV and Audity. Texas Crew, which tends to focus on true crime, sports, music and home renovation, has been behind several projects including “30 for 30’s Brian and the Boz,” “Phi Slama Jama,” and “The 44The tenth THE PRESIDENT: In his own words, “Killer Relationship with Faith Jenkins” and the recent reboot of “Ripley’s Believe It or Not!”
Vertical Entertainment acquires North America and UK/Ireland rights to Payday is a British crime thriller film directed by Sam Bradford. The film, written and stars Kyla Frye and Sam Benjamin, follows a broken-down IT worker who loses her job and resorts to stealing data from a crime boss. “Payday” was produced by Sam Bradford and Kyla Frye of Fryeday Entertainment along with Grace Sargeant. Bo Youngblood and John Ierardi of Showdown Productions serve as executive producers with Matthew Barber, Simon Hill, Clayton T. Smith, Gary White, and Luke Williams. The film is set to be shown digitally on VOD this fall.
Naima Holmes, formerly Vice President of Reality Content for Discovery Network, has been named president of bicoastal production company Hot Snakes Media. In her new role, Holmes will oversee all aspects of production for the unscripted and written series, as well as internal and external development and acquisitions. She is also responsible for developing and presenting new projects to expand the company’s portfolio, managing in-house producers and editors, vetting external producers and overseeing all existing series through post-production. Holmes will report to Eric and Shannon Evangelista.