Colin Farrell: Here Are All New Movies and TV Shows in 2024 and 2025

Colin Farrell, the charismatic Irish actor known for his versatility and intense on-screen presence, has left an indelible mark on the world of cinema. His journey in the industry began in the late 1990s, but it was his breakthrough role in Steven Spielberg’s science fiction film ‘Minority Report’ (2002) that propelled him into the international spotlight. With his rugged charm and remarkable acting chops, Farrell quickly became a sought-after talent in Hollywood. Over the years, Colin Farrell has showcased his exceptional range through an array of diverse roles. His work as a hitman in ‘In Bruges’ (2008) earned a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy.

Farrell’s performance in ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ (2022) garnered critical acclaim, including an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. Farrell’s memorable roles also include the enigmatic Percival Graves in ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ (2016) and a captivating turn as a retired soldier in ‘The Gentlemen’ (2020). His ability to seamlessly transition between intense dramas, comedies, and even blockbuster franchises has solidified his status as a versatile and respected actor in the industry.

With an impressive body of work and numerous accolades to his name, Colin Farrell continues to captivate audiences worldwide with his exceptional talent and on-screen charisma. Colin Farrell’s most recent role saw him embodying the character of Pádraic Súilleabháin in the critically acclaimed film, ‘The Banshees of Inisherin,’ released in 2022. If that remarkable performance has slipped from your memory, be sure to stay tuned for updates on his upcoming projects here.

1. The Penguin (2024)

‘The Penguin’ is an eagerly anticipated limited television series masterfully crafted by Lauren LeFranc for the streaming service Max. Drawing inspiration from the iconic DC Comics character Penguin, this series serves as a captivating spin-off from the cinematic world of ‘The Batman’ (2022). It delves deep into the enigmatic Oswald “Oz” Cobblepot’s ascent to supremacy within Gotham City’s treacherous criminal underworld.

Set just one week after the gripping events of ‘The Batman’ (2022), the 8-episode series offers a riveting exploration of Penguin’s journey to power. Colin Farrell, reprising his captivating portrayal from ‘The Batman,’ reclaims the spotlight as the enigmatic Penguin, joined by a talented ensemble cast featuring Cristin Milioti, Alex Anagnostidis, Craig Walker, Clancy Brown, Shohreh Aghdashloo, James Madio, and Michael Kelly.

Development for this ambitious project had already commenced by September 2021, with LeFranc lending her creative prowess as the writer, while Farrell assumes the role of not only the Penguin but also an executive producer. Craig Zobel and Helen Shaver are the directors. As of now, ‘The Penguin’ is in the post-production stage and is scheduled for its premiere on Max in Fall 2024. The anticipation is palpable for this immersive journey into the gritty criminal landscape of Gotham City. You can have a look at the teaser here.

2. A Big Bold Beautiful Journey (TBA)

Starring Farrell and Margot Robbie in the leads, this Kogonada directorial will follow two strangers who get inadvertently connected by their separate unbelievable journeys. The story has been written by ‘The Menu’ writer Seth Reiss. The rest of the cast includes Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Lily Rabe, Billy Magnussen, and Sarah Gadon. The film has begun production, although a potential release date is awaited.

3. The Ballad of a Small Player (TBA)

To be directed by Edward Berger, ‘The Ballad of a Small Player’ follows Farrell’s Lord Doyle, a high-stakes gambler hiding in Macau, who gets stuck between his past and his debts. However, he comes across a kind person who might just be able to rid him of his troubles. The screenplay is written by Rowan Joffé, based on Lawrence Osborne’s 2014 novel of the same name. Besides Farrell, the cast also includes Tilda Swinton and Fala Chen. Production is slated to begin in summer 2024 in Asia.

4. Belly of the Beast (TBA)

Farrell will star alongside Ben Stiller in the upcoming true crime drama based on Jerome Loving’s nonfiction book, ‘Jack and Norman: A State-Raised Convict and the Legacy of Norman Mailer’s ‘The Executioner’s Song.’’ The film will be directed by Andrew Haigh, based on the adapted screenplay by Andrew Haigh and Alexis C. Jolly. It explores the friendship between American novelist/journalist Norman Mailer (Stiller) and Jack Henry Abbot (Farrell), who was Mailer’s protégé. Mailer took Jack under his guidance after the latter was released on parole from prison after almost a decade. However, Jack’s growing popularity in the literary circle was evidently not liked by Mailer, and accompanied by Jack’s own struggle with prison life, led him to commit a horrific crime only within weeks of his eventual release. The film is currently in pre-production, and more details about it are awaited.

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