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HBO Max’s “The Batman” spinoff series “The Penguin” has cast Clancy Brown in a recurring role. Diversity Have you learnt.
Brown joins a cast that includes series lead Colin Farrell, who will reprise the role of Oswald “The Penguin” Cobblepot from “The Batman,” as well as Cristin Milioti, Renji Feliz, Michael Kelly, Shohre Aghdashloo and Deirdre O. ‘Connell.
Brown will appear as Salvatore Maroni, the infamous Gotham City crime boss. The character was referenced repeatedly in “The Batman”, as his arrest by corrupt Gotham officials and the collapse of his criminal empire allowed Carmine Falcone’s organization to grow. Maroney was previously portrayed onscreen by David Zayas in “Gotham” on Fox and Eric Roberts in “The Dark Knight”.
Brown isn’t completely unknown to the DC universe, as he has repeatedly voiced the supervillain Lex Luthor in several animated projects and video games over the years. Brown is also known for voicing Mr. Krabs in the hit Nickelodeon cartoon “SpongeBob SquarePants”. In the live-action world, Brown has recently appeared in shows like “Dexter: New Blood” and the movie “Promising Young Woman.” He is also known for his roles in films such as “The Shawshank Redemption” and “Highlander,” while he will appear in the upcoming film “John Wick: Chapter 4.” Will appear in
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‘The Penguin’ will have eight episodes. The series is said to continue the story of the film. It is believed that this happened shortly after the events of “The Batman”. Milioti will star as Carmine Falcone’s daughter Sofia Falcone.
Lauren Lefranc is the writer, executive producer and showrunner for “The Penguin”. “The Batman” director Matt Reeves executive produces through 6 & Idaho, while Dylan Clark executive produces through Dylan Clark Productions. Farrell executive produces in addition to starring. Craig Zobel is executive producing and directing the first three episodes. Daniel Pipsky of 6th and Idaho also serves as executive producer, as does Bill Carraro, with Rafi Krohn co-executive producer. Warner Bros. is a television studio. 6th and Idaho is currently under an overall deal at WBTV. The series is based on characters created for DC by Bob Kane and Bill Finger.