Published On: Mon, Sep 15th, 2014

‘Gotham’ preview: Ben McKenzie’s injury, new promo on Donal Logue’s Harvey Bullock

Batman fans are excited as the new Gotham TV series is set to expand their Bat-universe, exploring the origins of the villains, a young Gordon and of course, a teenage Bruce Wayne. There will plenty of action, confirmed by Ben McKenzie’s head injury and the new character video centering on Donal Logue’s Harvey Bullock.

Ben McKenzie Jim Gordon Gotham character photoGotham centers on a young Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie) in his earliest days on the Gotham Police Department, beginning with the murder of the Wayne family. Early trailers features a ton of action. There is so much action in fact, that the most recent news is that McKenzie suffered a massive gash on his head, revealed in photos posted on Instragram (Via CBM on Sept. 13.)

“Fight sequence gone awry,” McKenzie captioned one of the photos below before adding “Don’t ram your head into concrete pillars, kids. #gotham” and “Holy concrete wall, Batman!” – McKenzie on Instagram page, photo below.

As mentioned, Detective Harvey Bullock is the latest Gotham character to be featured in a promo. Logue, popular comic book creator Geoff Johns and Gotham Producer Bruno Heller all discuss the long-time character who will be brought to life on the show.

In case you missed the first character promo on Gordon, it’s re-posted below as well.

Check out the exclusive interview David Mazouz HERE (he discusses Gotham near the end)

Jada Pinkett Smith portrays a new character, Fish Mooney, as recently explained that it was fun to be the villain.

“Playing a villain is really about diving into your own personal shadows. I wouldn’t say it’s easy, but it’s definitely fun,” Pinkett Smith says.

Gotham stars McKenzie as Gordon, David Mazouz as Bruce Wayne, Sean Pertwee as Alfred Pennyworth,Logue as Harvey Bullock, Pinkett Smith as Fish Mooney, Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot (Penguin), Erin Richards as Barbara Kean (Gordon’s wife), Zabryna Guevara as Sarah Essen, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle (Catwoman), Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma (Riddler), Victoria Cartagena as Renee Montoya, Andrew Steward jones as Crispus Allen, David Zayas as crime boss Sal Maroni and Clare Foley as Ivy Pepper (Poison Ivy)

Gotham premieres Sept. 22 on Fox. 8 p.m. ET

Episode two will be titled Selina Kyle:

Detectives Gordon and Bullock investigate a child trafficking ring preying on Gotham’s street kids, including Selina Kyle (Camren Bicondova). Meanwhile, Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor) resurfaces in the countryside and begins to make his way back to GOTHAM, leaving victims in his wake in the all-new “Selina Kyle” episode of GOTHAM airing Monday, Sept. 29 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle Catwoman Gotam


Ben McKenzie shares his head injury with fans via Instagram

Ben McKenzie shares his head injury with fans via Instagram


The good. The evil. The beginning.

Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world’s greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon’s story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? What did it take to navigate the multiple layers of corruption that secretly ruled Gotham City, the spawning ground of the world’s most iconic villains? And what circumstances created them – the larger-than-life personas who would become Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face and The Joker?

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