"He will die a horrible death unless he…, no, no, really truly, he’s not joking. I’m not joking, I will poke his eyeballs out and… how can you say that?, you saw the video I sent; I’m not lying. Madam, calm yourself"
[Cobblepot] spends a lot of the pilot [where] people call him penguin and he says “I don’t like to be called that.” In that moment, the second he comes out of the water, that’s him fully embracing that name and the darkness about himself. - Robin Lord Taylor (x)