Colin Farrell’s Penguin in the Batman gets his own spin-off series for HBO Max

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The character of Penguin of the actor Colin Farrell on The Batman, the new Dark Knight movie directed by Matt Reeves and starring Robert Patinson whose premiere is scheduled for March 2022, it will have its own spin-off series. This has been published by media such as Deadline O Variety, ensuring that the project is still in a very early stage of development; With this new series, the universe around the new cinematic Batman continues to expand after the confirmation a few months ago of its first spin-off in the form of a series based on the comic Gotham Central.

New Penguin series for HBO Max

Thus, following in the footsteps of the new Gotham crime series, this new spin-off aims to focus on the Penguin, a villain who will have a very secondary role in The Batman portrayed by actor Colin Farrell. Yes, for the moment actor has not been confirmed for the role, although the producer already has contacted him to materialize their participation, one of the priority objectives of production.

Yes, the main screenwriter of the series has been confirmed with the writer Lauren LeFranc (Agents of SHIELD). So much so, that from Warner Bros. they intend to explore the origins of the mobster Oswald Cobblepot and his rise as the villain Penguin of Gotham City, following a style similar to that of the mythical film Scarface, with a crude, realistic and violent script.

This new Penguin series would be executive produced by Matt Reeves, director de The Batman, y Dylan Clark, producer of the same, under the label of his production companies 6th & Idaho and Dylan Clark Productions, respectively. Production would be carried out by Warner Bros. Television. We will see if the project finally comes to fruition and we can enjoy a new spin-off of The Batman focused on such an iconic comic book villain.

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Source | Deadline | Variety


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