What was Gotham City like before Batman stepped in to always save the day? That’s the story of Gotham. Before the caped crusader and his Boy Wonder ran around in tights, only Detective Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie) was there to fight the villains. The Daily Quirk sat down with Danny Cannon, executive producer and director of Gotham, for a roundtable interview at New York Comic-Con! Watch the video below to see Cannon talk about the immense Batman universe and how it will be featured this year — and possibly the next two seasons — in Gotham.
It can be hard to play a famous villain, but Robin Lord Taylor isn’t too worried. “Every generation gets the Batman of its time,” says the actor who plays Gotham’s Oswald Cobblepot, the Batman character who will eventually become the infamous Penguin. The Daily Quirk caught up with Taylor for a roundtable interview at New York Comic-Con where he gave us the scoop on what’s to come! Watch the video below to see what Taylor thinks Cobblepot’s strength is, why DC Entertainment’s Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns has been instrumental to his performance and how Cobblepot will rediscover his love of umbrellas this season.
The role of Alfred Pennyworth from the Batman comics has been played on-screen by many iconic actors in the past. In the new television series Gotham, we see the beginning of Batman’s creation with Pennyworth, played by actor Sean Pertwee, juggling his duties as a butler and father figure to a young Batman in the making, Bruce Wayne. At New York Comic-Con, The Daily Quirk sat down with Pertwee where he shared some details on his relationship in the series with Wayne, how he takes on the role of Pennyworth differently than past portrayals and what we can expect to see in future episodes. Check out the video below.
In the city of Gotham, you’re bound to come across some kind of crime just around the corner. It’s up to detective Jim Gordon and his partner Harvey Bullock to help solve those crimes. But, with a huge organized crime unit, it’s impossible to not give in to the peer pressure to turn to the dark side. That’s where Barbara Kean comes in. Actress Erin Richards plays Gordon’s fiancee Barbara Kean, who keeps Gordon grounded in the middle all the chaos on the new hit show Gotham. The Daily Quirk sat down with Richards during a roundtable at New York Comic-Con where she discussed why she took on the role, her love for Batman and of course, the future of her and Jim Gordon’s relationship. Check out the video below!
If you’ve watched television at all in the last decade, chances are you recognize Donal Logue. Long before his gritty role on Fox’s new hit series Gotham, Logue has been starring and guest starring as some of the most complex and entertaining characters on television in shows like Grounded for Life, Terriers and Vikings. The Daily Quirk sat down for a roundtable with Logue at New York Comic-Con where he divulged what it’s like to be the first actor to portray Harvey Bullock on screen in Gotham and shared that he’s up for a Terriers film. Watch the video below to see Logue share his views on the series and be sure to watch Gotham Mondays on Fox!
We loved Ben McKenzie in The O.C., first got to see him wield a badge in Southland and now this smoldering heartthrob is back in Fox’s primetime slot starring in the hit show Gotham, in which he once again plays a lawman. The Daily Quirk sat down for a roundtable with McKenzie at New York-Comic Con where he discussed the show, his character James Gordon and his growth as an actor. Watch the video below to hear McKenzie share his thoughts on all this and more, and be sure to watch Gotham airing Mondays on Fox! Continue reading
Most people love the fall season because it means the leaves are changing, everything is flavored pumpkin and sweater weather is finally back. For those who love TV as I do, fall also means getting to watch brand new shows while sipping on that delicious pumpkin spice latte. Continue reading
You may be a little tired of hearing about the comic book film/TV casting updates that have surfaced over the past few weeks/months, but chances are, if you’re reading this, you’re not. Just as Jesse Eisenberg and Jeremy Irons were recently cast in the Man of Steel sequel, the world of D.C. (from comic to film, that is) continues to expand with the announcement of Southland’s Ben McKenzie as Commissioner Jim Gordon in Gotham, a new series set to air on Fox. Continue reading