‘The Penguin’ In-Production Trailer Teases the Rise of the Batman Villain

Written by Matt Rodriguez

Warner Bros. Discovery have revealed the first look at The Batman spinoff series, The Penguin, that is currently in production and set for release on HBO Max, now just named Max, in 2024.

The in-production teaser showcases the return of Colin Farrell Oswald Cobblepot as he rises among the ranks of Gotham’s criminal underground following the death of Carmine Falcone. The eight episode series also stars Cristin Milioti as Carmine’s daughter Sofia Falcone; Michael Zegen as Carmine’s son Alberto Falcone; and Clancy Brown as Salvatore Maroni in addition to Rhenzy Feliz, Michael Kelly, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Deirdre O’Connell, Carmen Ejogo, François Chau and David H. Holmes.

The Penguin takes place in the immediate aftermath of the events of Matt Reeves’ The Batman. A sequel, The Batman – Part II, is currently in production as well and is set to begin filming in November with an October 3, 2025 release date.

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Matt Rodriguez

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