concept art off The Batman shows an alternative design for Colin Farrell’s penguin.
Matt Reeves brilliant DC Comics film The Batman presented much of the superhero’s rogues gallery in such an exciting new light. The introduction of The Penguin (Colin Farrell) in particular was quite memorable. A lot of what made the character realize so well is in how the makeup artists worked to blur the acclaimed actor.
With the magic of makeup artists for the batman, It’s hard to imagine an alternate look for Colin Farrell’s penguin in the film. However, there are some concept art that show different looks for the actor, including one look that wouldn’t bring his likeness under the numerous prosthetics and makeup that help him transform. In fact, he would look a lot more recognizable than himself.
You can check out this alternate concept art for Colin Farrell’s penguin in The Batman below:
Here is the synopsis for The Batman:
Two years of stalking the streets and scaring criminals as Batman (Robert Pattinson) has brought Bruce Wayne deep into the shadows of Gotham City. With only a few trusted allies – Alfred Pennyworth (Andy Serkis), Lt. James Gordon (Jeffrey Wright) – In the city’s corrupt network of officials and high-profile figures, the lone fighter has established himself as the sole embodiment of vengeance among his fellow citizens.
When an assassin targets Gotham’s elite with a series of sadistic schemes, a trail of cryptic clues sends the world’s top detective on an investigation into the underworld, where he meets characters including Selina Kyle/aka Catwoman (Zoë Kravitz) and Oswald Cobblepot/aka Der Penguin (Colin Farrell), Carmine Falcone (John Turturro) and Edward Nashton/aka the Riddler (Paul Dano). As the evidence draws closer to home and the scope of the villain’s plans become clear, Batman must forge new relationships, uncover the culprit, and bring to justice the abuse of power and corruption that has long plagued Gotham City.
Directed by Matt Reeves, The Batman Stars Robert Pattinson as the titular character and Bruce Wayne, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as the Riddler, Jeffrey Wright as James Gordon, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Peter Sarsgaard as Gil Colson, Jayme Lawson as Bella Reál, with Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth, Colin Farrell as Penguin and Barry Keoghan as Joker.
The Batman is available now digitally and via streaming exclusively on HBO Max, with physical media releasing May 24. Stay tuned for the latest news on the future of the franchise and Colin Farrell’s Penguin, and subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content.