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‘The Batman’ trailer shows Colin Farrell shockingly transformed as Penguin

/ 04:19 PM August 24, 2020

“The Batman” trailer surprised fans and naysayers alike with more than just Robert Pattinson’s version of the caped crusader.

The teaser released on Saturday, Aug. 22, gave a peek into the slew of villains that Batman is up against, such as Selina Kyle a.k.a. Catwoman (Zoë Kravitz) and the Riddler (Paul Dano).

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Colin Farrell, meanwhile, had blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moments in the teaser, thanks to his transformation as Oswald Cobblepot or the Penguin.

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Colin Farrell as Penguin

Colin Farrell looks unrecognizable in his transformation as Penguin (R) in “The Batman”. Image: Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP; Warner Bros. Pictures

It appears that Farrell has layers of makeup and prosthetics to achieve his look as the portly criminal mastermind.

However, some eagle-eyed Twitter users noticed that Farrell’s Penguin bore a resemblance to American actor Richard Kind (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”).

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One Brian Lloyd joked, “Colin Farrell’s got a career as a Richard Kind impersonator if ‘The Batman’ ends up bombing.”

“The Batman”, directed by Matt Reeves, is slated for a theatrical release in 2021. JB

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