During an appearance on The Wendy Williams Show, Gotham star Robin Lord Taylor confirmed he will wear a fat suit for his role as the Penguin in the final season of the series.
Gotham is set to conclude this year and Robin Lord Taylor’s The Penguin will soon become the iconic Batman villain fans remembers from the pages of DC Comics. While the character has gradually gained power and lost his sanity over the course of the series, Taylor assured fans they will see the Penguin from the comics before the show wraps:
“We jump forward at the end of the season so we’ll actually get a glimpse of the Penguin that we all grew up [on].”
After confirming he will wear a fat suit for his role as future Penguin, Robin Lord Taylor explained that the Penguin won’t look like a cartoon:
“It’s interesting, because I was talking to our costume designer John Glaser, and I was saying I don’t want him to be a cartoon-like, I was thinking of like the blueberry girl from Willy Wonka. I didn’t want that kind of look so we went with something a little more monstrous and there’s a hunch on his back. He’s becoming a monster in this season.”
Gotham continues next week with the episode titled “Ruin” and you can read the official synopsis below:
HAVEN COMES UNDER ATTACK ON AN ALL-NEW “GOTHAM” THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, ON FOX – Gordon and Penguin are forced to work together and alliances are shaken when Lucius, Nygma and Barbara all have different ideas of the culprit behind recent events at Haven. Meanwhile, Selina continues her quest for revenge against Jeremiah (guest star Cameron Monaghan) in the all-new “Ruin” episode of GOTHAM.
Gotham stars Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon, Donal Logue as Detective Harvey Bullock, Morena Baccarin as Dr. Leslie Thompkins, Sean Pertwee as Alfred Pennyworth, Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, David Mazouz as Bruce Wayne, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle, Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma/The Riddler, and Chris Chalk as Lucius Fox.
Gotham airs on Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. on FOX.
The Superhero Movies Of 2018, Ranked From Worst To Best
2018 has gone by too fast. It seems like yesterday when the beginning of the new year was upon us, and the advent of having so many superhero movies hitting theaters seemed like a dream come true for every fanboy and fangirl. It’s also funny to look back and remember that although we ended up with a whopping nine major theatrical superhero movies, we almost had eleven. Sadly, Fox delayed both Dark Phoenix and The New Mutants to 2019 instead.
Even with those two films delayed, 2018 was still a massive year not just at the box office, but for the continued advancement of the genre on a number of levels. Whether it was through the cultural significance of a film like Black Panther or the exciting animated adventures of Incredibles 2 and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, there was no shortage of exciting superhero stories told on the big screen this year.
Here are the 9 theatrical superhero films of 2018, ranked from worst to best. You can start the gallery by clicking “Next.”