Batman spin-off The Penguin now has a confirmed premiere month
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Batman spin-off The Penguin now has a confirmed premiere month

The Batman received rave reviews in 2022 and, while it could easily have been a standalone film similar to Joker, Warner Bros. wasted no time in tapping filmmaker Matt Reeves for a sequel.

Rumors about filming a second and third movie turned out to be false, but The Penguin is still on track to release later this year. The Max series will bridge the gap between The Batman and The Batman II, chronicling the rise of Ozwald Cobblepot to the pillar of Gotham City.

While we were previously told that The Penguin would launch on the streamer this “fall,” the official premiere month has just been shared by Casey Bloys, president and CEO of HBO and Max Content.

“One of the advantages I think we have as a company, aside from HBO for a second, is all the intellectual property that Warner Bros. So after ‘House of the Dragon,’ the next big one… .