A new TV series fixing on the legendary villain the Penguin is in the works at HBO Max.
Though early days, the project is said to be a spin-off of the upcoming film “The Batman”, focusing on Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin’s rise in Gotham City. Colin Farrell plays Cobblepot in the Matt Reeves directed movie, due 2022.
Reeves and Dylan Clark, who directed and produced the film, respectively, will executive produce the series.
Lauren LeFranc is scripting the series, the second series to be comissioned in recent times based on characters in the upcoming “The Batman”.