Josh Gad hints at essaying The Penguin

Indo Asian News Service

Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) Actor Josh Gad has hinted that he will play the infamous crime lord The Penguin in future movies of The DC Extended Universe (DCEU).

The "Beauty and the Beast" (2017) actor posted a cryptic image on his Twitter account which suggests that he will play a certain character in future DCEU movies.

The actor posted an caption-less image of The Penguin, sparking speculation that he may be on board to play the character from "Batman" films, reports aceshowbiz.com.

The fans of the actor also tried to find out the connections between Gad and DC Entertainment and observed that executives from the studio, Jon Berg and Geoff Johns, have been following Gad over the last few months.

In the comics, The Penguin, who is also known as Oswald Cobblepot, is depicted as a Gotham City mobster.

The description on the DC Entertainment site read: "This is a villain fueled by a pathological rage that compels him to turn his odd physique, bird-like profile and awkward waddle into a well-dressed force for fear."

Some of the actors who have portrayed The Penguin in the past includes Burgess Meredith and Danny DeVito.

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