Danny DeVito Returning as Penguin in Andy Muschietti’s THE FLASH?
IT director Andy Muschietti is directing the new The Flash featuring Michael Keaton’s Batman. And today, a new rumor suggests that Batman Returns star Danny DeVito may resurrect his version of Oswald Cobblepot AKA The Penguin.
Fingers crossed! We’ll make sure to keep on top of this Danny DeVito rumor as it develops and pass along updates as soon as we hear them. Stay tuned.
Muschietti’s The Flash takes inspiration from The Flashpoint Paradox. It sees the DC hero travel back in time, fuck shit up, and then emerge back into a universe where all-out war has destroyed the planet. Ben Affleck’s Batman also set to feature. The Flash is will begin production this year and hits on November 4, 2022.
Batman Returns centers on Devito’s monstrous Penguin joining forces with wicked businessman Max Shreck (Walken) to kill the Batman (Keaton). But when Shreck’s timid assistant, Selina Kyle (Pfeiffer), finds out, and Shreck tries to kill her, she is transformed into the Catwoman. She teams up with the Penguin and Shreck to destroy Batman, but sparks fly when she confronts the caped crusader.
Christopher Walken co-stars along with Michael Gough, Pat Hingle, Michael Murphy, Vincent Schiavelli, Andrew Bryniarski, Paul Reubens, and Diane Salinger.
The film sports an 80% on Rotten Tomatoes. The Critics Consensus reads: Director Tim Burton’s dark, brooding atmosphere, Michael Keaton’s work as the tormented hero, and the flawless casting of Danny DeVito as The Penguin and Christopher Walken as, well, Christopher Walken make the sequel better than the first.
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