Probably the most surprising visuals within the first trailer for The Batman aren’t of Robert Pattinson’s Bruce Wayne or Zoë Kravitz’s Catwoman – they’re of Colin Farrell because the Penguin. Farrell’s model of the basic Batman villain solely seems very briefly within the trailer, and when he does, Farrell’s principally unrecognizable.
In a fast shot that passes so quick you might blink and miss him, Farrell’s Penguin seems with rain streaming down his face, which is nearly completely altered by means of a heavy layer of prosthetic make-up. The prosthetics make him look older, heavier, and rounder, to not point out giving him a balding look and nearly utterly obscuring his actual options – he principally seems to be like a completely completely different particular person!
Farrell hasn’t commented on his bodily transformation, however he has revealed his early ideas on the script. “I’ve been watching the Batman movies with my youngsters, however this script is one thing that feels extremely unique,” he advised SFX journal, based on Metro. “It leans into it however it does not borrow; it is born of the mythology of that character, Bruce Wayne, Batman and Gotham. Nevertheless it seems like a therapy and a model that I hadn’t seen earlier than.” Farrell added: “Matt Reeves has performed an unimaginable job of holding it acquainted and on the identical time distinctive and new. It is actually thrilling to be part of it.”
Watch the primary trailer for The Batman under – you may spot Farrell at across the 1:18 mark. We won’t wait to see extra of his tackle this iconic comics villain when the film arrives (hopefully) within the fall of 2021!
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