The Penguin: HBO Max enlists the Batman spin-off focused on the Gotham villain

The Penguin: HBO Max enlists the Batman spin-off focused on the Gotham villain

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The Penguin: HBO Max enlists the Batman spin-off focused on the Gotham villain

While many of DC Comics’ most beloved superheroes have come to life from page to screen, Batman may have had the most live-action adaptations over the decades. However, one of the best things about the mythology of the ‘Dark Knight is the varied gallery of villains he has to face, within which stands out The Penguin.

Although the film The Batman, starring Robert Pattison, has not yet reached theaters, Warner Bros. would be anticipating its success with the realization of a new streaming project. According to what was reported by Deadline, A series focused on El Pingüino is currently in development for HBO Max, and will feature Lauren LeFranc (Agents of SHIELD) as a screenwriter.

Danny DeVito’s version of The Penguin is one of the most remembered by fans. Photo: Warner Bros.

Although Colin farrell is the actor in charge of giving life to Oswald cobblepot In the upcoming Bat Man movie, Variety explains that it has not yet been confirmed if the Hollywood star will reprise his role for this production. As for the plot, the aforementioned medium reveals that it would seek to tell the origins of the remembered antihero and how he rose to power in the criminal underworld of Gotham.

If this spin-off continues from strength to strength and is not canceled, it would be the second story derived from The Batman on HBO Max, given that, according to the aforementioned portal, the streamer has already ordered a drama set in the Police Department of the iconic city guarded by the hero of DC, with Joe Barton in the role of showrunner.