Penguin Will Kill Major Character In Final Season Of ‘Gotham’

Gotham Penguin Oswald Cobblepot Season 5

Oswald Cobblepot has had his fair share of murders on Gotham as far back as the first season. Heck, he killed a fisherman over a sandwich, became the King of Gotham by killing Fish Mooney when he pushed her off of a building — until she came back to life, anyway — and despite being Fish’s umbrella man, the Penguin has a huge trail of bodies behind him in his rise to prominence in Gotham City. And this isn’t even counting his huge kill in the last season of the Batman prequel show.

To refresh your memory, Penguin’s mother was killed by Tabitha way back when. Time has passed since all of that and it seemed that Penguin had moved past it. But when Tabitha’s boyfriend and Penguin’s former guard, Butch, was turned back to his normal self after being Solomon Grundy for a long time, it seemed like a joyous occasion for Tabitha. And then Penguin killed him because, as he reminded Tabitha, she killed his mother. I say all this to say that Penguin isn’t above killing a key character on Gotham.

And given how Gotham has killed the likes of Maroni and Sarah Essen, the show isn’t afraid to take risks with offing major Batman characters. I bring all of this up because when Gotham returns for its fifth and final season, Penguin will kill again, as revealed by TV Line. With Gotham City’s major villains carving up the city for their own various territories, it turns out that supplies are running low since the city has been effectively cut off from the rest of the world. That tends to happen when you blow up the bridges leading to the rest of civilization, you know?

But anyway, three months have passed, and Penguin is apparently going to strike a deal with Barbara for some cargo. But this is after Penguin has killed off yet another long-standing character, who you can’t see in the Gotham image below.

Gotham Penguin Season 5

So who could Penguin be killing? After all, he wants Tabitha to suffer, so it’s possible he wouldn’t have picked her to die. Ivy Pepper, perhaps? One of the League of Assassins women who allied themselves with Barbara? Well, none of them are major characters and only one of them is given an actual name, so not them. Or maybe he kills Hugo Strange, since he’s done his job in helping Butch. The possibilities are endless and, again, Gotham is no stranger to killing off characters who are key to Batman lore.

Who do you think will die at Penguin’s hands when Gotham returns? Let us know in the comments below.

The fifth and final season of Gotham will premiere on Thursday, January 3, 2019.

Source: TVLine

‘Gotham’ Cast Photos Feature Bane, Plus Penguin & Riddler In Iconic Costumes

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Gotham DC Comics Fox Bane Penguin RiddlerFOX has released a new batch of Gotham cast photos featuring Batman villains The Riddler and Penguin donning their classic costumes, along with a new look at Shane West’s Bane.

The final season of FOX’s Batman prequel series subtitled Legend of the Dark Knight will serve as a conclusion to the series with David Mazouz completing his journey towards becoming Batman. In addition to Batman’s introduction, the final season is also set to introduce Shane West as the iconic Batman villain Bane as it continues the No Man’s Land storyline.

Robin Lord Taylor and Cory Michael Smith with also be featured in the iconic Penguin and Riddler costumes which you can get a look at in the gallery below!

Gotham DC Comics Fox

The Batman prequel series stars Ben McKenzie as Jim Gordon, Donal Logue as Harvey Bullock, David Mazouz as Bruce Wayne, Sean Pertwee as Alfred Pennyworth, Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle, Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma, Jessica Lucas as Tabitha Galavan, and Chris Chalk as Lucius Fox.

With Gotham on the brink of total anarchy and cut off from the outside world, only Jim Gordon, Bruce Wayne and a handful of heroes remain behind to retake the city. Inspired by the “No Man’s Land” arc from the comics, villains including Penguin, the Riddler, the Sirens and Jeremiah have taken claim on various regions of the city. Will order be restored, or will chaos reign in Gotham?

Gotham season 5 will premiere on January 3, 2019, on Fox. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the final season of Gotham: Legend of the Dark Knight as we learn it.

Source: TV Line

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  • Napi

    Coooool

  • Boogie

    Trash.

  • Monty

    Hopefully this was given to Ayer as a concession for cutting the crap out of Suicide Squad.

  • Kelly

    I love that DC is buying in with their women. They’ve got the best in the industry.

    • SAMURAI36

      Agreed!! Nobody’s Lady Superheroes come close, especially not Marvel’s.

      • Kelly

        I’d say the X-women come pretty close.

        • SAMURAI36

          I’m willing to grant you Storm, but you’d be hard pressed to point out another X-Woman, whose causal (re: beyond the hardcore comic book fan base) notoriety rival’s Harley’s.

  • Maxi Iroh

    Why is David Ayer directing this? i get him directing SS2, but this, please don’t.

    • SAMURAI36

      Why not? He delivered no less than 2 award winning female roles, in the form of Harley & Waller.

      Besides, he’s not writing it this time around.

      • Maxi Iroh

        His previous work(Training Day/Fury)doesn’t match the tone required for this movie to work, also Ayer is a good writer, but he fu**ed up on SS.

        • Steve Steve

          Ayer didn’t have time to prepare Suicide Squad and then had the studio pull apart and reassemble it. Ayer, given enough time, should be able to put an interesting movie together, but I agree that he doesn’t have a history of fun films.

        • SAMURAI36

          We obviously don’t agree on this. The tone of both TD & SS are nearly identical: both films are brash, smart mouthed films, where the main characters are walking the gray area lines of morality, & keeping secrets while doing so.
          I think SS is an awesome film, especially after watching the Extended Cut last night (which, BTW, really isn’t all that extended).

  • Chris W

    Why have a shared universe if you’re not going to build a large narrative?

    • Steve Steve

      $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ + $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

      • Chris W

        Telling a coherent story makes more money.

    • Kelly

      Because a large narrative boring. I got bored with Marvel’s “large narrative” five movies ago.

      • SAMURAI36

        Especially when that “large narrative” isn’t consistent.

      • Chris W

        Good for you. The vast majority disagree.

  • Swarley133

    I’m 100% behind a Gotham City Sirens movie… but why in the world are they letting Ayer do another movie? My lord SS was awful.

    • SAMURAI36

      The numbers don’t reflect that, so… No it wasn’t.

    • Steve Steve

      Because all the best parts of SS were the things Ayer does in his good movies. All the bad parts of SS are things indicative of poor planning and poor preparation. Ayer deserves some criticism for SS, but if he gets an appropriate period to prepare, and minimal meddling, he should be able to deliver a clever, interesting Sirens film.

    • Kelly

      They’re letting Ayer do it because they owe him after what they did to Suicide Squad. The movie is being written by the new Tomb Raider team and produced by Margot Robbie, Geoff Johns, and John Berg.
      Also, guys like Silverman, who forced the SS reshoots are gone.

  • SAMURAI36

    LOL at the haters. Ayer is a great director, who knows the source material very well. I’m all in.

  • Steve Steve

    This is going to be huge. I’ve seen it here, and some other sites that DC should focus on Flash, but why? Harley Quinn is the preeminent DC character (right now I’d say even beyond Batman). She should have as many movies as DC can make.

    Ayers/the-writers did a pretty good job of layering Harleys from different eras into the character so that all Harley fans could embrace the movie version. Gotham City Sirens seem so splendid a selection for his subsequent cinema stint.

  • we all know its tabitha.which would explain why no posters or nothing of he rin promation.and considering what he promised it makes perfect sense.