‘Gotham’ Casts Alfred and The Penguin

It has been announced that several roles have been filled in Fox’s new series Gotham. The latest being Robin Lord Taylor (Another Earth) and Sean Pertwee (Event Horizon).

Taylor has been cast as Oswald Cobblepot (aka The Penguin). The character is described as follows: With the brains of a chess grandmaster and the morals of a jackal, Oswald Cobblepot is a low-level psychopath (for gangster Fish Mooney) who hides his sadistic lust for power behind an exquisitely polite demeanor.

Pertwee has been cast as Alfred Pennyworth. The character is described as follows: A tough-as-nails ex-marine from East London, Alfred Pennyworth has loyally served the Waynes. Now, in the wake of their tragic deaths, he’s fiercely protective of the young Bruce Wayne.

Also joining the cast are Zabryna Guevara (Burn Notice) as Gordon’s boss at the GCPD, Captain Essen, and Erin Richards (Being Human, Merlin) as Gordon’s fiancée, Barbara Kean.


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