Colin Farrell Teases “Incredibly Violent” and “Really Dark” ‘The Penguin’ Series

Colin Farrell offers a glimpse into the upcoming Max series, ‘The Penguin,’ spun off from ‘The Batman,’ describing it as “incredibly violent” and “really dark.”

According to Deadline, during promotion for Apple TV+‘s Sugar, Farrell shared insights about wrapping up filming for the first season, emphasizing its dark tone. In an interview with MovieZine, he characterized the experience as “long and really wonderful,” highlighting the intense and violent nature of the series.

Farrell, reprising his role as Gotham City gangster Oswald Cobblepot from ‘The Batman,’ discussed the character’s journey in ‘The Penguin.’ Set against the backdrop of a power vacuum in Gotham after the demise of Carmine Falcone, Farrell delved into Oswald’s pursuit of dominance amid daunting challenges, describing it as “super dark.”

The Penguin

Created and scripted by Lauren LeFranc in collaboration with Farrell, the series promises an intricately twisted narrative spanning eight episodes.

The Penguin,’ slated for a fall premiere on Max, boasts a stellar cast including Cristin Milioti, Rhenzy Feliz, Michael Kelly, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Deirdre O’Connell, Clancy Brown, and Michael Zegen.

Fans eagerly anticipate this dark and violent exploration of Oswald Cobblepot’s rise to power, as teased by Colin Farrell and the tantalizing teaser trailer released for ‘The Penguin.’

Joanne Wells

Joanne Wells is a media journalist for ScreenNearYou. She reports on the inside conversations in Hollywood. Also, she loves pizza!

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