Colin Farrell is not credited as the villain Oswald Cobblepot in the bleak new thriller The Batman, which stars Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader and Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman
Colin Farrell is expected to reprise his role as Penguin in the upcoming Batman spin-off series.
The Irish actor went uncredited in DC Comics blockbuster The Batman, which saw Robert Pattinson take on the role of Caped Crusader, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, and Paul Dano as the brutal serial killer Riddler.
Colin, 45, put on heavy prosthetic legs to play Oswald Cobblepot, aka Penguin, in the new film and fans were stunned to recognize the villain portrayed by the giant. Hollywood.
After the huge success of The Batman, which grossed over $300 at the worldwide box office, a new series on the US HBO Max streaming service, titled The Penguin, is currently in the works.
The show will focus on Gotham’s legendary kingpins, and The Batman director Matt Reeves said they’ll pick up where the movie left off.
Colin will also act as an executive producer on the show, alongside Matt, Dylan Clark, Farrell and Lauren LeFranc.
“Colin burst onto the big screen as Penguin in The Batman, and having the opportunity to fully explore that character’s inner life on HBO Max has been incredibly thrilling,” the filmmaker said in a statement. . Deadline.
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“Dylan and I are delighted to partner with Lauren in continuing Oz’s saga as he violently struggles for power in Gotham.”
“Every story has a beginning,” HBO Max said in a social media post confirming the news.
“@DCComics ‘The Penguin (title in action), a new Max Originals limited series starring Colin Farrell, will appear on HBO Max. Matt Reeves, Dylan Clark, Colin Farrell and Lauren LeFranc to serve as executive producers,” they added.
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Discussing his transformation for the superhero movie, he said he felt liberated wearing the prosthetic leg.
“Just being buried… being anonymous by being buried beneath all that makeup liberated me in a way I had never experienced before. I have no fear at all about how I will be seen or portrayed,” he told PA.
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