‘The Batman’ Spinoff Series About Penguin in Development at HBO Max

HBO Max’s slate of superpowered television will expand soon via a TV spinoff of the upcoming “The Batman” film that will focus on the Penguin.Variety and Deadline reported on Monday afternoon that a Penguin-focused television series was in the works.

Colin Farrell, who will portray the iconic supervillain in “The Batman,” has been approached to star in the spinoff.

No deals have been inked, according to the publications.

Deadline stated that the series was “‘Scarface’-like”; Variety reported that the show would delve into the Penguin’s rise to power in Gotham’s criminal underworld.An HBO Max representative declined to comment.Per Variety, “The Batman” director Matt Reeves and producer Dylan Clark will executive-produce the upcoming project, which is in early development and does not have an official title.

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Television is set to produce.

“The Batman” is scheduled to release in theaters on March 4, 2022.The

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