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Tony nominee Cristin Milioti will star in The Batman Limited series spin-off The Penguin
Milioti will play Sofia Falcone, opposite Colin Farrell as the Penguin.
Cristin Milioti is taking Gotham by storm! By Deadline, Tony Nominee Will Direct DC’s New Limited Series Spin-Off The Batman.
The Penguin, the current working title of the series, will star Milioti as Sofia Falcone, the daughter of powerful mob boss Carmine Falcone. Milioti will face series star Colin Farrell as the Penguin as the duo battle for control of Gotham City. Debuting in 1996, the character is considered one of the most compelling female villains in the Batman universe after 1990, with Sofia serving as a parallel to Sonny Corleone in the Godfather series.
It’s been 10 years since Milioti earned his Tony Award nomination for Once, and the performer hasn’t returned to Broadway yet, but she’s been busy. She appeared for two seasons on the hit sitcom how I Met Your Motherand is currently in the second season of the HBO Original series made for loveplaying alongside fellow Tony nominee Billy Magnussen (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike).