The Batman Spawns Series Spinoff

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By Maureen Buccellato  Mar 09, 2022 03:37 PM EST
The Batman Spawns Series Spinoff

HBO Max has officially ordered "The Batman" spinoff series based on the Penguin character. 

Collin Farrell will reprise his role as Oswald Cobblepot, who was featured in the film. He commented on the news, saying, "The world that Matt Reeves created for ‘The Batman' is one that warrants a deeper gaze through the eyes of Oswald Cobblepot. I couldn't be more excited about continuing this exploration of Oz as he rises through the darkened ranks to become The Penguin. Will be good to get him back on the streets of Gotham for a little madness and a little mayhem."

The series will be written by Lauren LeFranc, executive produced by Matt Reeves, Dylan Clark, and Adam Kassan.

"I have long been a fan of the world of ‘The Batman,' and Matt's film is such a powerful and bold entry into the canon. I am excited and humbled to continue telling stories in the grimy world of Gotham City - and what better excuse to channel my inner villain than to tell the story of Oswald Cobblepot? I am thrilled to work with Colin, Matt, Dylan, 6th & Idaho, Warners, and HBO Max as we work to bring this story to the screen," said LeFranc.

"The Batman" has already earned over $250 million at the box office globally.



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