Variety is exclusively reporting that Michael Zegen, James Madio and Scott Cohen are the latest names to join the cast for The Batman spinoff series The Penguin.
The series is set to expand the world that Matt Reeves has created, focusing on Farrell’s Oswald ‘Oz’ Cobblepot in the aftermath of events that occurred in The Batman.
Whilst the roles for the trio are being kept under wraps by HBO Max, Variety’s sources tell them that Michael Zegen could be playing Alberto Falcone, the son of Gotham City crime boss Carmine Falcone.
The Penguin is being produced by Matt Reeves’ 6th & Idaho Productions and Dylan Clark Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. Reeves also serves as executive producer alongside Colin Farrell, Dylan Clark, Lauren LeFranc, Craig Zobel and Daniel Pipski. Rafi Crohn serves as co-executive producer. LeFranc also serves as writer and showrunner, while Zobel directs the first three episodes. The series itself will consist of eight episodes.
The new additions will join a cast that includes Colin Farrell, Cristin Milioti, Rhenzy Feliz, Michael Kelly, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Deirdre O’Connell and Clancy Brown.
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