Ben McKenzie To Star As Detective James Gordon In Fox’s Batman Series ‘Gotham’

Ben McKenzie To Star As Detective James Gordon In Fox’s Batman Series ‘Gotham’
Fox‘s Batman-themed drama Gotham has cast its lead, Detective James Gordon. Southland alum Ben McKenzie has been tapped for the role in the project, which has a series commitment. Based on DC characters from the Batman universe, Gotham explores the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon (McKenzie) and the villains that made Gotham City famous. It includes younger versions of Bruce Wayne and Alfred as well villains the Riddler, Catwoman, the Joker and the Penguin. In Gotham, Gordon is an idealistic rookie detective for Gotham City Open Police Department’s Homicide Squad, a former college football star and a war hero. Gotham is written/exec produced by The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller, with Danny Cannon directing/exec producing for Warner Bros. TV. Related: Fox’s ‘Gotham’ Series Will Feature Classic Batman Characters Fox Nabs Gotham City Origin Drama About Commissioner Gordon The Gotham casting sets another highlight in McKenzie
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