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How Ben McKenzie's roles have prepared him to play Jim Gordon, not just 'The O.C.' bad boy

How Ben McKenzie's roles have prepared him to play Jim Gordon, not just 'The O.C.' bad boy
This weekend, it was announced that Ben McKenzie has landed the lead role of Jim Gordon in Fox’s upcoming Batman prequel series, Gotham. Minutes later, Twitter exploded with congratulations, a few skeptical remarks, and every O.C.-to-Gotham pun you can think of: “Welcome to Gotham, bitch.” “I hope Jim Gordon’s going to wear a choker.” “Does this mean Seth Cohen will be be The Joker?” And although I understand everyone’s desire to reference McKenzie’s well-known run as Ryan Atwood on my favorite show in the history of ever, I also want to stress that McKenzie
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Interview With Alexander Poe On Ex-Girlfriends

Filming a low-budget, independent film can be challenging for many directors. It’s even more difficult for a first time helmer with limited resources. But newcomer Alexander Poe, who wrote, directed, executive produced and starred in the upcoming New York-based comedy-drama Ex-Girlfriends, relied on his friends and colleagues to help create the realistic tale of trying to navigate romantic relationships. Also aided by Dexter star Jennifer Carpenter, who starred in and executive produced the film, Poe was able to explore his comedic side without the pressures of a larger budget film.

Ex-Girlfriends follows Graham (Poe), a writer who’s disheartened by his latest break-up, and his attempts to rekindle the spark with one of his ex-girlfriends, Laura (Kristen Connolly). While reconnecting with Laura and trying to win her back, Graham discovers that she’s dating Tom (Noah Bean), who’s also in a relationship with another one of his ex-girlfriends,
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