Posts tagged with "The Penguin"

Peacekeepers NYC: An Interview with Scriptwriter Charlie Reeves

Peacekeepers NYC: An Interview with Scriptwriter Charlie Reeves
Some of you may just about remember that way back in February, we posted an article about a brand new sci-fi series called Peacekeepers. Created by Charlie Reeves and Maria Makenna, the series followers a group of New Yorkers who begin receiving mysterious text messages from an unknown source. The messages turn out to contain details of deaths about to happen, allowing the recipients to arrive on the scene in time to save the day. At the time MCM... 

Meet Catwoman and The Penguin in the Gotham Villains Trailer

Meet Catwoman and The Penguin in the Gotham Villains Trailer
A new trailer for Fox’s hotly anticipated Batman origins series Gotham gives viewers an exciting first glimpse into the early lives of iconic DC supervillains Catwoman and The Penguin. Narrated by a young James Gordon (Ben McKenzie), the short trailer shows Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett-Smith), Selina Kyle (Camren Bicondova) and Oswald Cobblepot (Robin Taylor) as, respectively, “a businesswoman, a young girl and a low-level thug” in the years... 

“An entirely new chapter” – Fox’s Gotham Gets a Logo & Synopsis

“An entirely new chapter” – Fox’s Gotham Gets a Logo & Synopsis
It’s now been some months since the news first broke that Fox had acquired Bruno Heller’s Gotham, conceived as a kind of origin story for DC’s much-loved Jim Gordon character, along with several Batman supervillains. Since mid-February though, anticipation for the series has been growing, with a series of casting updates. Following these, a full synopsis for the show has now been revealed, along with the official logo shown above. As... 

Gotham Casting Updates: The Penguin, Alfred, Captain Essen & Barbara Kean

Gotham Casting Updates: The Penguin, Alfred, Captain Essen & Barbara Kean
Variety has revealed a series of new casting updates for Fox‘s upcoming Gotham series, including classic villain The Penguin and Bruce Wayne‘s faithful, father-like butler, Alfred Pennyworth. First off, Oswald Cobblepot, better known as supervillain The Penguin, will be played by Robin Lord Taylor, who has previously appeared in episodes of The Walking Dead and Life on Mars, as well as the film Another Earth. At the point at which we... 

Gotham: Fox’s Upcoming Series to Feature Classic Batman Characters

Gotham: Fox’s Upcoming Series to Feature Classic Batman Characters
Back in September, a heated bidding war ended in Fox‘s acquirement of a new TV series set in DC‘s Gotham City, the fictional home of Batman. At the time, it was explained that the show, developed by The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller, would focus on Commissioner James Gordon and the villains who made Gotham famous before Batman’s appearance. In an announcement made earlier this week, however, Fox Chairman Kevin Reilly confirmed... 

The Lorax with Danny DeVito Panel

The Lorax with Danny DeVito Panel
The London MCM Expo was proud to have upon its main stage Hollywood actor and director Danny DeVito, who voices the title character in Universal Pictures’ upcoming film Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. Based on Dr. Seuss’ book, when the young Ted (Zac Efron) tries to fulfil the wish of his girlfriend to see a real and natural tree, he travels outside the artificial city of Thneed-Ville to a barren wasteland, where he finds the Once-ler (Ed Helms). The... 

Batman Live Review

Batman Live Review
Vile Villains Face Off Anthony Van Laast, whose previous credits include Mamma Mia and Sister Act, flew in his much debated and highly anticipated adrenaline ride, Batman Live. I headed up to sightsee Gotham City first hand in Sheffield (Motorpoint Arena) for the first of seven shows in the city, spanning over a tour of 55 dates in the UK before heading overseas to take on Europe.   The £12 million Dark Knight stage spectacular (“It takes... 

From Beckett to Batman: Castle’s Stana Katic To Voice Talia al Ghul

From Beckett to Batman: Castle’s Stana Katic To Voice Talia al Ghul
As the yearly entertainment juggernaut that is San Diego Comic-Con gets underway in California, the first of what is likely to be hundreds of pieces of news has emerged from the event. The news came courtesy of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment, who have announced that ABC TV’s Castle star Stana Katic (Kate Beckett) will feature in Batman: Arkham City as the voice of Talia ah Ghul! For those who are not familiar with the... 
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