Colin Farrell Reveals His Limited Screen Time As Penguin In The Batman
There has not been much information about Matt Reeves’s plans. The BatmanThe movie stars Robert Pattinson, but that hasn’t stopped people from getting excited about it. Colin Farrell’s portrayal as the iconic Batman villain Penguin is attracting a lot of attention. Fans shouldn’t expect Farrell to play a large part in the movie, according to the actor.
Farrell appeared on Happy Sad Confused recently to talk about his role in Batman. It was not as big as you might think. He estimates that he is only involved in the movie for five to six scenes or seven scenes. This amounts to approximately “nine minutes of screen time.” The actor joked that the movie would benefit from his limited screen time and was happy to enjoy the movie more as a fan than an actor. It is not clear if this screen time has changed after the recent reshoots of The Batman, which Farrell was rumoured to be a part of.
Farrell spoke about how the makeup he used to portray Penguin in The Batman made him virtually unrecognizable. Farrell explained that he didn’t like the idea of losing weight to play the role because he was still suffering from health problems due to his weight gain in the series The North Water. He explains, however, that Mike Marino’s fat suit and makeup helped him understand the character and gave him a great performance as Penguin.
Although Penguin is a well-known Batman villain, he isn’t the only one confirmed to be The Batman. Paul Dano will play The Riddler, who is believed to be the main antagonist of the story. Zoe Kravitz will be onboard as Selina Kyle. John Turturro will be playing the role of Carmine Falcone, a mobster. Andy Serkis will play Alfred, Jeffrey Wright will portray Jim Gordon, and Peter Sarsgaard will play D.A. Gil Coulson.
It’s disappointing to learn that Farrell will not be the movie’s main character, given the hype surrounding Farrell as Penguin’s transformation. It would be great to see more of Penguin, but it would also be a bit reassuring to see less of him. The movie feels a bit too crowded.
Some fans were concerned about The Batman’s inclusion of too many villains. Farrell will now play the supporting role, leaving Dano’s Riddler as the main antagonist. Farrell is almost unrecognizable, which bodes well for this story.