Actor Paul Reubens is set to play Oswald Cobblepot’s father in FOX’s series Gotham. The casting was announced months ago and today the show runner, Danny Cannon, Tweeted a photo of Reubens together with actor Robin Lord Tayler (Oswald Cobblepot/Penguin) on the set of the show.
Back in NY shooting pic.twitter.com/5fwzjxH780
— Danny Cannon (@DannyJCannon) January 5, 2016
Reubens is no straighter to the Batman mythos. Ironically and cool at the same time, Reubens had a small role as Oswald Cobblepot’s father in Tim Burton’s Batman Returns in 1992.
Gotham returns on Monday Feb. 29 at 8p.m. ET/PT on FOX.