The Penguin Trailer Unleashes Colin Farrell’s Oswald Cobblepot on Max



  • Get ready for
    The Penguin
    series with the new trailer.
  • The series will explore Gotham’s criminal underworld with Colin Farrell’s exceptional portrayal of Oswald Cobblepot.
  • The anticipation for
    The Penguin
    is building, with an impressive cast, intriguing plot, and excitement from co-stars fueling the excitement.

The next chapter in The Batman saga from Matt Reeves begins in the new trailer for The Penguin. Set to debut on the streaming platform Max, the series finds Academy Award Nominee Colin Farrell reprising the role of Oswald “Oz” Cobblepot, aka The Penguin in this new Max Original Series which is due to premiere this fall. You can check out the trailer above and some screenshots below.

Farrell returns to the role of The Penguin, and its a role which will once again see the actor transformed by some of the best make-up and prosthetics ever committed to screen. The Max series will act as a spinoff sequel to director Matt Reeves’ critically acclaimed 2022 DC outing, and picks up just one week after the events of The Batman as it explores the rise to power of Cobblepot as he goes from lowly crook to criminal overlord.

At the helm of this eagerly awaited series is showrunner Lauren LeFranc, with The Batman director Matt Reeves serving as an executive producer. After Carmine Falcone’s death, the narrative continues with Colin Farrell returning as Oswald Cobblepot, known as The Penguin. This character, first introduced as Carmine’s chief lieutenant in the 2022 movie, is set to embark on a gripping ascent to become one of Gotham’s most notorious crime lords.

The cast of The Penguin is a blend of established and emerging talent. Alongside Farrell, the series features Carmen Ejogo and Michael Kelly, whose roles are shrouded in secrecy, adding an element of mystery to the show. Cristin Milioti and Michael Zegen are set to portray Sofia and Alberto Falcone, the children of the late Carmine Falcone, whose ambitions and loyalties will undoubtedly play a crucial role in the unfolding drama.

Matt Reeves’ The Penguin Promises a Fresh Perspective in the DC Universe

The Penguin

The Penguin

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As The Penguin prepares for its debut on Max later this year, it is not the only project expanding the universe of The Batman. Matt Reeves is also developing a TV adaptation of Arkham Asylum, the infamous psychiatric hospital and prison in Gotham City. This series, set in the main DC Universe, promises to offer a unique and potentially terrifying perspective on the iconic institution, further enriching the tapestry of Gotham’s storytelling.

The DC universe’s dynamic and constantly changing nature is showcased by the transition of the Gotham City Police Department spinoff into the Arkham Asylum series. The idea of a series by Reeves, akin to a horror movie or haunted house set in Arkham Asylum, is an enticing prospect for enthusiasts of the genre and the DC universe.


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The Penguin is on track to become a must-watch for those who love DC Comics and The Batman. The series is expected to deliver a fresh and enthralling view of one of Gotham’s legendary figures, thanks to its impressive cast, captivating plot, and Colin Farrell’s promised exceptional performance. As the premiere date draws near, the anticipation keeps growing, laying the groundwork for what promises to be an exciting new entry in the DC universe on Max.

The bustling streets of Gotham City are about to get even more intriguing with the upcoming release of The Penguin, and the DC universe’s fans are filled with anticipation for the new chapter that promises to explore the shadowy and complex criminal underworld of Gotham more deeply.

What sets The Penguin apart is the promise of a performance by Colin Farrell that has already garnered praise from his co-stars. Michael Kelly, in particular, has expressed his admiration, stating that Farrell’s portrayal is “so freaking good” that it will leave audiences in awe. The excitement from the cast further fuels the anticipation for the forthcoming developments.

The Penguin
is due to debut on Max in fall 2024.



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