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Robert Pattinson’s transition from dusk falling in love with the next Batman was not easy. But fans initially outraged by his cast have forgotten about the actor’s many transformations over the years. Likewise, co-star Colin Farrell disappears in his role as The Penguin. In fact, Farrell’s makeup is so convincing another actor on the set of The batman failed to recognize it.

Colin Farrell | Slaven Vlasic / Getty Images

Writer-director Matt Reeves has assembled an epic cast of actors

While some fans doubt Pattinson’s ability to take the lead, The batman has always won over skeptics with its supporting cast. In addition to Farrell’s Penguin, film from writer-director Matt Reeves, Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, and Paul Dano as The Riddler.

From the first trailer, it looks like Dano will be the main villain of The batman. However, fans still have a lot to find out about the film. In the images released so far, Jeffrey Wright’s curator Jim Gordon is perhaps the most prominent. This makes sense considering that DC has already announced an HBO Max prequel series focused on the Gotham Police Department.

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Even 1 of Colin Farrell’s co-stars didn’t recognize him as Penguin

Yet Farrell’s interpretation of The Penguin is certainly one of the elements fans are most curious about. The actor has already undergone intense makeovers for films like Boss horribles and Lobster. But the first glimpse of his penguin convinced fans that actor Richard Kind had joined The batman. Even Wright confessed that he couldn’t recognize Farrell.

“I’ve worked with this makeup artist before and it’s just amazing,” Wright recently told SiriusXM’s Jess Cagle Show. “Colin walked on the set one day and I walked right in front of him [laughs] I was like ‘Ok, hey man, what’s going on? Where is Colin? Are we going to shoot? It is quite remarkable.

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Robert Pattinson’s The Batman hits theaters in October 2021

The batman Release was originally scheduled for June 2021. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), production halted in mid-2020. With new security measures in place, filming has now resumed. And the latest Batman adaptation is finally back on track.

Michael Keaton and Ben Affleck in particular faced heavy criticism from fans when they took on the role. And each has since developed its own devotees. Thankfully, fans keen to compare Pattinson to previous Batman cast members will have the opportunity to do so on October 1, 2021.



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