GOTHAM: First Look At Carol Kane As 'Gertrud Kapelput'

A new still from Fox's upcoming Batman prequel series provides our first look at The Penguin's dear old Mommy. Anger Management actress Carol Kane will play the mother of Robin Lord Taylor's Oswald Cobblepot, and it's a safe bet she'll play a part in how he turns out.

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By Mark "RorMachine" Cassidy - 8/28/2014
So our Penguin in training obviously changes his name at some point. Could Gotham borrow some elements from Gregg Hurwitz's Penguin: Pain and Prejudice when it comes to this character? Kane's Gertrud Kapelput is described as a "proud and faded beauty with delusions of grandeur."




The series follows one cop, destined for greatness, as he navigates a dangerously corrupt city teetering between good and evil, and chronicles the rise of the great DC Comics Super-Villains and vigilantes. The entirely new, untold chapter comes from executive producer/writer Bruno Heller (“The Mentalist,” “Rome”) and stars Ben McKenzie (“Southland,” “The O.C.”), Donal Logue (“Vikings,” “Sons of Anarchy”) and Jada Pinkett Smith (“Hawthorne,” “Collateral”).


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Doopie - 8/28/2014, 7:50 AM
so penguin changes his name huh?


loved this lady in Scrooged.
Pasto - 8/28/2014, 7:50 AM
She looks like she's seen some shit.
McGee - 8/28/2014, 7:53 AM
*looks down at lap*

Oh whatever penis.
MercwithMouth - 8/28/2014, 7:54 AM
Kapelput? lol...
MightyZeus - 8/28/2014, 7:57 AM
Will they show the scene where Oswald's parents toss Baby Penguin off a bridge?
SuperCat - 8/28/2014, 8:00 AM
Greatest. Mother. Of. All-time.

ALegendaryPanda - 8/28/2014, 8:00 AM
Oh my goodness
Doopie - 8/28/2014, 8:03 AM
I'm taking bets on him killing his momma. anyone in?
batz11 - 8/28/2014, 8:04 AM
Gus' boo, noice...
Gusto - 8/28/2014, 8:05 AM
Kapelput!
That's just plain fun to say!
Gusto - 8/28/2014, 8:05 AM
LOL...bite me, batz!!!
TheFirstAvenger97 - 8/28/2014, 8:05 AM
Well we see where Oswald gets his dashing good looks.
nibs - 8/28/2014, 8:09 AM
Damn, I misread the title and was hoping they were bringing the Kane family into this (Batwoman).
sKeemAn - 8/28/2014, 8:09 AM
Mom's looks a little nuts.
sKeemAn - 8/28/2014, 8:12 AM
This calls for Honey Boo Boo
sKeemAn - 8/28/2014, 8:15 AM

"it's a safe bet she'll play a part in how he turns out"


MercwithMouth - 8/28/2014, 8:18 AM
@sKeemAn

Why is Miley shaking her tits like that?
Gusto - 8/28/2014, 8:19 AM
sKeem...

sKeemAn - 8/28/2014, 8:20 AM
@MercwithMouth

HaHAHA! The camera's are on!!
sKeemAn - 8/28/2014, 8:21 AM
@gusto

CherryBomb - 8/28/2014, 8:21 AM
Ah Carol Kane is awesome. A scene stealer!
Doopie - 8/28/2014, 8:24 AM
thank you nibs - that's more like it
nibs - 8/28/2014, 8:25 AM
lol
yossarian - 8/28/2014, 8:30 AM
I came to laugh at the name.

I puked at the whatever the [frick].

Nibs then saved this.

Bless you sir.
Doopie - 8/28/2014, 8:31 AM
It's all about Emily for me at the moment

nibs - 8/28/2014, 8:34 AM
Sometimes I ruin threads, sometimes I save 'em.
yossarian - 8/28/2014, 8:35 AM
It's the ebb and flow of CBM.
cipher - 8/28/2014, 8:41 AM
Hot stuff, nibby.
cipher - 8/28/2014, 8:42 AM
I don't ruin, or save threads. I'm just kinda there.
nibs - 8/28/2014, 8:45 AM
cipher. watch inbetweeners 2 yet? I've been all over old steve coogan stuff lately. guy is my hero.

you don't ruin or save threads, but you always make me think about british shit. haha sorry if that's some kind of white on white racism.
sKeemAn - 8/28/2014, 8:46 AM
LOL @yoss
sKeemAn - 8/28/2014, 8:49 AM
@nibs

This thread was heading down a dark path, and I'm the one to blame. Thank you for shining that light at the end of the tunnel.
cipher - 8/28/2014, 8:56 AM
Heh, it's cool, nibs. I live in the States, so my friends say the same thing about me, haha. It's like they expect me to sip tea all day.

Yeah, Coogan's the f*ckin' man.

I've been binging on Fawlty Towers lately. No matter how many times I watch it, I never get tired of it.

My girlfriend isn't into it, though. Eh, whatever.
Doopie - 8/28/2014, 8:57 AM
@nibs

have you seen The Trip with Coogan and Rob Brydon? very funny, worth a watch if you haven't seen it
batz11 - 8/28/2014, 8:58 AM
This thread went from a leisurely to cautious to very fast scroll while at work, thanks for keeping me on my toes!
Desrow - 8/28/2014, 8:59 AM
She was really funny on Scrooged with Bill Murray.
cipher - 8/28/2014, 9:01 AM
@nibs

WhatDoop said.
cipher - 8/28/2014, 9:02 AM
*What Doop

Sigh. I need to lay down. F*ck my f*cking head.
DanteMcFarlane - 8/28/2014, 9:02 AM
She totally looks like Miss Havisham from the Great Expectations
RebelVulcan - 8/28/2014, 9:05 AM
'Gertrud Kableput'?
Did somebody sneeze while writing this?
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