Colin Farrell Set to Star in HBO Max’s Series Based on ‘The Penguin’

Prepare for extra Gotham!

After the smashing field workplace success of “The Batman,” HBO Max has formally introduced plans for a restricted sequence in regards to the Caped Crusader’s archnemesis. The sequence, tentatively titled “The Penguin,” will star Colin Farrell, who portrayed the supervillain within the film.

The restricted sequence will increase on the world created by director Matt Reeves within the movie. Reeves will government produce the challenge, alongside Farrell, Dylan Clark and Lauren LeFranc, who may also tackle writing and showrunning duties.

The workforce is predicted to additional discover the backstory of the Penguin–real identify Oswald Cobblepot, or Oz for short–and the seedy methods he influences the town of Gotham.

“Colin exploded off the display because the Penguin in ‘The Batman,’ and having the prospect to completely discover the inside lifetime of that character on HBO Max is an absolute thrill,” Reeves stated in a press release. “Dylan and I are so excited to work with Lauren in persevering with Oz’s story as he grabs violently for energy in Gotham.”

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Farrell, who was completely unrecognizable as Penguin, is worked up to additional dive into the depths of how Oswald turned so villainous.

“The world that Matt Reeves created for The Batman is one which warrants a deeper gaze via the eyes of Oswald Cobblepot,” he stated. “I could not be extra enthusiastic about persevering with this exploration of Oz as he rises via the darkened ranks to turn into The Penguin. Will likely be good to get him again on the streets of Gotham for a bit of insanity and a bit of mayhem.”

The announcement comes simply days after Reeves revealed {that a} rumored prequel sequence primarily based on the Gotham Metropolis Police Division wouldn’t be shifting ahead.

Now that “The Batman” grossed over $134 million on the home field workplace throughout its first weekend of launch, it seems just like the fowl is the phrase!


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