Jada Pinkett Smith is leaving Gotham

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Milo Ventimiglia joins the cast of Gotham

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Gotham is adding another name familiar to fans of genre material, as former Heroes star Milo Ventimiglia will be joining the series as an original character named Jason Lennon aka “The Ogre”.

Entertainment Round-up: Gorilla Grodd, Dollmaker on Gotham, Daniel Bruhl in Captain America: Civil War

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With warm wishes for our friends getting snowed upon in the Northeast, here’s a few items that have crossed the newswires this Monday morning: – The Flash is, on balance, probably my most looked-forward to superhero series each week (give or take Agent Carter), but nothing about that show excites me more than the upcoming […]

Gotham to debut The Red Hood in a future episode

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When Gotham kicked off last year, the show began with a number of proto-versions of Batman’s Rogues gallery such as The Riddler, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, and of course The Penguin (who, played by Robin Lord Taylor, has sort of worked his way into MVP status on the show according to its fans, along with Jada […]

Gotham renewed for second season

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It’s not a surprise, given that it was a fairly big ratings success, but FOX has renewed the Batman prequel series Gotham for another season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network felt confident in bringing back the Bruno Heller-created series based on its strong performance in the key 18-49 year old demographic, where it […]

‘Gotham’ avoids black face and hires black stuntwoman for Jada Pinkett Smith

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Without question, “Gotham” is one of the most successful television series to hit the fall season. The show debuted with a strong 8 million viewers, and has kept 6 million fans weekly. There has been an unexpected decrease, but FOX considers the Batman spin off one of the highest rated dramas in the last 14 […]

DC Offers A TV Guide For New Readers

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DC Entertainment now has four shows on TV (which might just be another milestone on the way to “peak geek”)!  To help new viewers “read all about it”, DC has published a free ebook listing core titles from their extensive backlist.  (Kinda like an “After Watchmen” guide.)

Gary Oldman told Ben McKenzie to read comics. Did he do it?

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It’s getting so people who play various superhero roles must pass on the lore to younger versions of the roles. Thus when Gary Oldman—the essentialist Commissioner Jim Gordon of the Nolan Batman trilogy—was asked if he had any advice for Ben McKenzie, who will play younger Detective Gordon on the new TV show Gotham, he […]

Ben McKenzie cast as Young Commissioner Gordon in Gotham

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Former The O.C. and Southland star Ben McKenzie has been cast as young James Gordon in Gotham, the upcoming Fox series about young Bruce Wayne and friends. McKenzie doesn’t look like Archie Goodwin, but we’ll just have to deal with that. Gordon will be a main character in Gotham, which is set during Batman’s teen […]

The Beat Podcasts! More To Come – Comics on TV

Straight from the offices of Publishers Weekly, it’s More to Come! Your podcast source of comics news and discussion starring The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In this week’s episode, Heidi and the rest of the More to Come Crew – Calvin Reid and Kate Fitzsimons – discuss their upcoming appearance at New York comic con, […]