‘Gotham’ Character Card – Jada Pinkett Smith as Gangster Boss Fish MooneyDC Comics recently revealed a new illustrated character card for Jada Pinkett Smith as Fish Mooney, one of many villains in FOX’s forthcoming Batman origins series, Gotham.
Created specifically for the show, Mooney is described as “an imposing female nightclub owner and gang boss who runs the theatre district. A notoriously hotheaded sadist with a keen intuitive mind that is able to read people with great fluency.” Well, damn. We can’t wait!!!
Set to premiere on September 22nd, the one-hour drama centers on the origins of Batman’s police department ally, Commissioner James Gordon, and the villains who made Batman’s hometown famous.
The cast also includes Ben McKenzie (Southland / The O.C.) as Jim Gordon; Robin Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot (who becomes The Penguin); Sean Pertwee (Alan Partridge / Event Horizon) as tough ex-marine and Wayne Manor butler Alfred Pennyworth; Zabryna Guevara (Burn Notice / 3 lbs.) as Capt. Essen, Gordon’s boss at the Gotham City Police Department homicide squad; Erin Richards as Gordon’s fiancée Barbara Kean, an emergency room doctor; and Donal Logue (Sons of Anarchy) as Gordon’s partner and mentor Det. Harvey Bullock.
Gotham is directed by Danny Cannon (Nikita), who also an executive producer along with Bruno Heller (The Mentalist / Rome), who serves as part of the writing team with Bill Finger and Bob Kane.
Check out some previews below and tune in for Gotham‘s premiere on September 22nd at 8/7c on FOX.