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Colin Farrell will play 'Penguin' in Matt Reeves's upcoming The Batman

Published Tue Jan 07 2020 By rhyss
Colin Farrell will play 'Penguin' in Matt Reeves's upcoming The Batman

We're nearing the end of the casting for the upcoming Batman movie!

Irish actor, Colin Farrell has joined hands with Matt Reeves as he is all set to portray the character of Penguin in the movie, The Batman.

The Matt Reeves directed movie will be hitting screens in 2021 and fans are already up in their feet due to the sheer amount of big players from the industry banding together.

And now that the movie has roped in one of the critically acclaimed actor, there's no doubt the movie will definitely be a huge hit.

Colin Farrell is confirmed as Penguin in The Batman.
Source: Comic Book

Matt himself announced the big news via his Twitter account.

As soon as the word got out, die hard fans started commenting their take on the matter. So far, there's been mixed response regarding his casting.

The fictional character, Oswald Cobblepot, aka Penguin, is a small guy with a slight hunchback and an extra protruding nose. As Colin himself is a tall guy one can only imagine as to how he will he portray the character.

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In addition, playing the character is quite hard as Danny DeVito has left big shoes to fill. He enacted the role in the 1992 movie, Batman Returns and his portrayal was well received, even by the comic veterans.

Colin, on the other hand, is an exceptional actor in his own right. His name was linked with Warner Brothers's movie since late last year. His name shipped more after the confirmation that Jonah Hill won't be playing the role.

So far, the confirmed actors are, Robert Pattinson as Batman, Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner Jim Gordon, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, and Andy Serkis as Alfred.

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