A day after director Matt Reeves confirmed that actor Colin Farrell will be starring in ‘The Batman’ as DC supervillain Penguin, first photos of the star on the sets have emerged online. Featuring the actor holding an umbrella in his hands, much like the famed character Oswald Cobblepot, and it has got fans excited to see him turn a shade darker for this comic book film.
Reports of Farrell’s casting started circulating in November last year.
Meanwhile, Robert Pattinson, who will play the caped vigilante Batman, was also clicked filming a scene on a motorbike. Interestingly, the scene bore many references to the comics that featured Batman zooming around with a backpack and a cross-bow. However, Rob wasn’t seen in his superhero getup, but rather as a masked Bruce Wayne.Other photos floating around also saw a huge ‘W’ sign over a building, possibly Wayne Enterprise.The cast also includes Paul Dano as the Riddler, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner Gordon, and Peter Sarsgaard in a mystery role.
‘The Batman’ is already in production and is slated to hit the theatres on June 25, 2021.