Paul Reubens Is Coming To ‘Gotham’ As Penguin’s Father

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Robin Lord Taylor, who plays the Penguin on Fox’s ‘Gotham’, announced at New York Comic Con that Paul Reubens, known as Pee-wee Herman to most, would be playing his character’s father on the show.

The actor excitedly shared the casting news during Gotham’s panel at NYCC, telling the crowd that Pee-wee Herman would be playing his dad. Interestingly, this is not the first time the actor has taken on this role. Paul also portrayed Penguin’s father in 1992’s ‘Batman Returns’.

Taylor also tweeted out the news, along with some art showcasing the happy family. Check out the tweet below!

What do you think about this casting news? Can you see Pee-wee as Penguin’s dad? Let us know below!

You can catch Penguin and other Batman rogues on ‘Gotham’ which airs Mondays on Fox at 8:00 P.M. EST.

(Flynn Altomare)

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