The Batman’s Colin Farrell to star in HBO Max’s new Penguin series

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Batman It will hit theaters in a few months, but HBO Max already has plans to expand on this new approach to Gotham City. Diversity is reporting that Colin Farrell has signed on to reprise his role as Oswald Cobblepot on HBO Max the Penguin spinoff series. report about BatmanIts latest spinoff first came out in September, but Farrell was not associated with the project at the time.

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Writer Bill Finger and artist Bob Kane created Penguin in 1941, and he became one of Batman’s most enduring opponents. Despite his peculiar appearance, Penguin tends to spend time among the high-society members of Gotham City, while also using his assortment of deceit umbrellas to commit crimes. in the first batman The 1966–68 live-action TV series, Penguin, was played by Burgess Meredith, while Danny DeVito took over the role in 1992. Batman Returns, Fox’s 2014. Robin Lord Taylor played a younger Oswald Cobblepot in Gotham Chain.

according to variety, the Penguin series will follow GothamBy chronicling Oswald’s rise to power in the criminal underworld. Farrell will executive produce together Batman Directors Matt Reeves and Dylan Clarke. Lauren LeFrank will write the series and also engage as showrunner.

Colin Farrell in Penguin.

This will actually be Pharrell’s second stint on an HBO series. He made headlines for the second season of HBO true Detective, Pharrell’s previous film credits include Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, brave, prawn fish, And in Bruges,

HBO Max already. is planning a separate spinoff from Batman, which focuses on a corrupt member of the Gotham Police Department. He will be set a year before the events of the show Batman, but no star has been confirmed for this yet. Reeves is also the executive producing the eponymous spinoff, which is expected to write the show and serve as showrunner with Barton.

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Presumably, Pharrell could reprise his role as Penguin in any sequel Batman, Farrell has indicated that he only appears in a few scenes. Batman, which focuses on Batman (Robert Pattinson) and his struggles with both the Riddler (Paul Dano) and Catwoman (Zoe Kravitz) during Bruce Wayne’s second year as the Dark Knight.

Batman Will hit the theaters on 4 March 2022.

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