Young Bruce and Alfred Pennyworth cast in Joker movie

To add to the numerous set photos that have been released from Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix’s upcoming Joker movie, we now have some casting news as a young Bruce Wayne and Alfred Pennyworth have been cast for the film!

According to, young actor Dante Pereira-Olson is set to play the young Bruce Wayne while Douglas Hodge will be playing Alfred Pennyworth, Bruce’s guardian and butler. Hodge is most known for The Night Manager, Penny Dreadful and Robin Hood, while Pereira-Olsen has most recently been seen in You Were Never Really Here.

This sees the two actors joining an already stellar cast which includes; Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Glenn Fleshler, Bill Camp, Frances Conroy, Marc Maron, Josh Pais and Shea Whigham. 

Todd Phillip’s highly anticipated Joker is set for release on October 4, 2019.


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