February 23, 2024

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The Penguin trailer heralds a new king of Gotham — and HBO Max

The Penguin trailer heralds a new king of Gotham — and HBO Max

Colin Farrell’s Oswald Cobblepot is back — but not in him Batman, Part Two just yet. First he will star in Max’s new series penguina story created by Matt Reeves and Farrell.

Very little is known about the plot of the series, which only recently went into production, but during the unveiling of the Max streaming service (which will replace HBO Max in May), Casey Bloys, Chairman and CEO of HBO and Max content, revealed the first look. on penguin. Picks maintain a dark orange aesthetic Batmantouch of soprano energy as Farrell throws his weight in the role of an up-and-coming gangster.

Lauren LeFranc, whose previous credits include Shield agents And ChuckHe writes penguin It will act as a renderer. Craig Zobell (mare east townAnd the hunt) directs the first three episodes. LeFranc and Zobel produced the series alongside Dylan Clark, Bill Carraro, Farrell, and Reeves.

penguin stars Colin Farrell, Christine Milioti (Palm Springs), Renzy Velez (marvelrunaways), Michael Kelly (Jack Ryan(Shahreh Aghdashloo)sprawl) and Deirdre O’Connell (external range), with Clancy Brown (John Wick: Chapter 4) and Michael Zegen (The wonderful Mrs. Maisel) in recurring roles. The odds seem slim for Robert Pattinson to appear in a cameo as Bruce Wayne / Batman, but never say – he should fit in a sequel next year, which might be enough for a quick pickup.

No premiere date has been set for penguinbut with filming currently underway and Max set to re-release on May 23, one suspects either late 2023 or 2024 as the first appearance we’ll see. Batman, Part Two It will hit theaters on October 3, 2025.

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