Per VARIETY, THE PENGUIN will resume filming right after Thanksgiving. Filming originally commenced 8 months ago back in March (2023), but was suspended in June due to the writers’ strike and actors’ strikes.
THE PENGUIN will pick up in the immediate aftermath of the conclusion of THE BATMAN and will depict Oz Cobblepot’s rise to power in the Gotham underworld. It will then lead directly into THE BATMAN: PART II which is due to be released on October 3, 2025.
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Collin Farrell reprises his THE BATMAN role of Oz “The Penguin” Cobblepott. The cast includes Cristin Milioti, Rhenzy Feliz, Michael Kelly, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Deirdre O’Connell, Clancy Brown, Carmen Ejogo, François Chau, Theo Rossi, and David H. Holmes. The series will consist of 8 episodes that are due to begin airing sometime in the latter part of 2024.
Lauren LeFranc is the writer, executive producer, and showrunner. THE BATMAN and THE BATMAN: PART II director Matt Reeves executive produces via 6th & Idaho and Dylan Clark executive produces via Dylan Clark Productions. Farrell executive produces in addition to starring. Craig Zobel is executive producing and directing the first three episodes. – Bill “Jett” Ramey