Colin Farrell was strutting the streets of Manhattan on Monday morning — however commuters didn’t understand they have been eyeing considered one of Hollywood’s hottest hunks.
The “Daredevil” star, 46, was unrecognizable whereas taking pictures scenes for the upcoming HBO Max collection “The Penguin.”
The Irishman is reprising his function as DC Comics supervillain Penguin, an element he first performed in final yr’s blockbuster film “The Batman.”
Penguin, a Gotham Metropolis mobster also referred to as Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot, is considered one of Batman’s most enduring enemies, famed for his heavyset body and receding hairline.
In an effort to remodel into the bulging baddie, Farrell wears facial prosthetics that gave him a number of chins and pockmarked pores and skin.
The star’s signature bushy eyebrows and thick darkish locks are additionally obscured by the work of Hollywood cosmetics.
Farrell first revealed he was starring within the new spinoff collection final month, saying he was excited to get again into character and delve into Penguin’s evil psyche.
“There was all this extraordinary work carried out by [makeup artists] Mike Marino and Mike Fontaine and his staff, and I simply thought it was the tip of the iceberg, pardon the pun, that we have been attending to do the six or seven scenes that we did within the movie. I used to be grateful for them, however I needed extra,” he informed Variety.
“Trustworthy to God, any thought I had about an prolonged collection was to do with Mike Marino’s work,” the actor said, cooing over the cosmetics king. “I simply knew there was a lot to do with it — age it up, age it down. He’s simply such a genius, Mike, so it was his work that was the inspiration, actually.”
Plot particulars for “The Penguin” haven’t but been revealed, however the restricted collection is predicted to proceed taking pictures for the subsequent a number of months.
Nonetheless, Farrell is predicted to take a fast break from filming this coming weekend to attend Sunday’s Academy Awards in LA.
The heartthrob is nominated for Best Actor for his function in “The Banshees of Inisherin,” a efficiency that has received him widespread acclaim.
Nonetheless, the actor faces stiff competitors from fellow nominees Brendan Fraser (“The Whale”), Austin Butler (“Elvis”), Paul Mescal (“Aftersun”) and Invoice Nighy (“Residing”).