The rumors were true: the universe of the next DC Comics film, The Batman, will feature several productions associated with the story.
One of the most anticipated will be a spin-off focused on Penguin (the Penguin) who according to Variety, already has an actor to play it. It’s about Colin Farrell (Minority Report, Alexander the Great, Daredevil). The Irish actor will also play the villain in The batmanstarring Robert Pattinson and will be released on March 4, 2022.
According to various reports, the spin-off will focus on The Penguin’s rise to power within Gotham’s criminal underworld. The series will be written by Lauren LeFran (Agents of SHIELD, Impulse) and the production Dylan Clark and Matt Reeves.
The penguin, also known as Oswald Cobblepot, is one of the most characteristic and peculiar characters in the Batman universe. In his skin, dressed in the characteristic top hat and using different umbrellas as weapons, we have seen actors of the stature of Burgess Meredith, Danny DeVito and Robin Lord Taylor.
This series derived from The batman It is the second to hit the screens with Warner and HBO Max. The first will be based on the corrupt Gotham Police Department and in production will also be involved Matt Reeves (who will direct The batman), while the script will be in charge of Terence Winter.
At the moment the release date of both cutting series is unknown, but all reports indicate that both will be released after the film.