Good news, bad news, Batman fans: Fox
has renewed drama series “Gotham
” for a fifth season — but it’ll be the last. This final run will wrap up the origin story of the DC Comics
super-villains, studio Warner Bros.
promised on Sunday.
“The final season will focus on Bruce Wayne’s transformation into the caped crusader,” Fox said in announcing its Season 5 news.
Executive produced by Bruno Heller
, Danny Cannon
and John Stephens, “Gotham
” stars Ben McKenzie
as Detective James Gordon, Donal Logue
as Detective Harvey Bullock
, Morena Baccarin
as Dr. Leslie Thompkins, Sean Pertwee
as Alfred Pennyworth, Robin Lord Taylor
as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin, Erin Richards
as Barbara Kean, David Mazouz
as Bruce Wayne, Camren Bicondova
as Selina Kyle/the future Catwoman, and Cory Michael Smith
as Edward Nygma/The Riddler.
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Also key to the cast are Jessica Lucas
(Tabitha Galavan), Chris Chalk
(Lucius Fox), Drew Powell
(Butch Gilzean/Solomon Grundy
, Alexander Siddig
(Ra’s Ah Ghul), and Crystal Reed
,” which debuted back in 2014, had Jada Pinkett Smith
’s Fish Mooney for 28 early episodes.
Season-to-date, the Dark Knight
prequel series is averaging a 1.2 rating among adults 18-49, which includes a week’s worth of delayed viewing where available. That’s not a particularly great Nielsen
number, but it’s Ok for Fox.
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Earlier today, Fox announced a renewal for “Lethal Weapon
,” which will effectively replace fired star Clayne Crawford with Seann William Scott
of “American Pie
” infamy — yeah, he played Stifler.
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