Robin Lord Taylor


The third season of Gotham will see Paul Reubens reprising his role as the father of Oswald Cobblepot, the Penguin. Reubens first played the role back in Tim Burton‘s Batman Returns in 1992. Will he still have the name Tucker Cobblepot, or will Gotham take liberties with the name, and more importantly, what will he look like? While we don’t know about the name, we can at least clear up any lingering doubts about how the character will look in Gotham. (more…)


Gotham was not the most universally beloved of last season’s new comic book-based TV shows, but most people agreed that the portrayal of the early Oswald “Penguin” Cobblepott by Robin Lord Taylor was worth the price of admission. Taylor took part in a Q&A Saturday afternoon at Fan Expo, and like all the big stars with ongoing projects, he was mum on certain details of Gotham season 2. However, he did offer a lot of insight into how his Penguin is on its way to becoming the most definitive portrayal of the character on-screen. (more…)


Fox’s Gotham has been one of the most talked about new shows on the year, but not always in glowing or flattering terms. The series seems rather terminally obsessed with Batman’s rouges gallery, which can often come across as rather cartoonish as opposed to what, I think, a lot of us wanted Gotham to be, which was The Wire version of pre-Dark Knight Gotham City. In spite of that, one of the bright spots of the show has been Robin Lord Taylor‘s portrayal of Oswald Cobblepot, AKA: The Penguin, and Taylor’s performance has been so compelling that a popular new theory has been making the internet rounds: What if Gotham’s Penguin, ended up being The Joker? Well the actor himself has now responded to the concept. (more…)

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With the production for Fox’s upcoming Gotham series underway, we’re finally getting the chance to take a look at what the crew is putting together for us. This week, we have some first looks at the series star as well as one of the infamous villains from the Batman rogue’s gallery. Scroll down to check out James Gordon (played by Ben McKenzie) engaged in a rooftop chase as well as Oswald Cobblepot (AKA The Penguin, played by Robin Lord Taylor) standing around looking shady. (more…)


Being as the shows are on separate networks let’s not expect CW’s Arrow and FOX‘s Gotham to ever intermingle, but that won’t stop DC and Warner Bros. from continuing to dominate the television superhero gig. Over the weekend it was announced Ben McKenzie snagged the starring role of Jim Gordon for FOX’s new crime drama. Now four more roles have been cast, and some are extremely noteworthy. (more…)