Penguin series in development at HBO Max
The series will be a spin-off of the upcoming Robert Pattinson's The Batman movie
DC Comics' most notorious supervillain is getting a live-action series. According to reports, a Penguin series is in development at HBO Max.
The series will be a spin-off of the upcoming Robert Pattinson's The Batman movie. Actor Colin Farrell, who is playing the role in the Matt Reeves film, will essay the role in the series.
The project, which is in its early stages, will have a script written by Lauren LeFranc. The story will reportedly focus on Penguin's rise to power in Gotham's criminal underworld.
Reeves and The Batman producer Dylan Clark will executive produce The Penguin series under their 6th & Idaho and Dylan Clark Productions banners respectively. Warner Bros Television will produce.
The Penguin, aka Oswald Cobblepot, is one of the most iconic villains from DC's Batman universe. The character has previously been played by actors Burgess Meredith, Danny DeVito, and Robin Lord Taylor Recently, it was announced that DeVito will write a comic story about the infamous Batman villain that he famously portrayed in Batman Returns.