Gotham Nabs Alfred And Penguin
The upcoming new Batman-themed origin series, “Gotham”, on Fox has cast the roles of the young Alfred Pennyworth – trusted butler to Bruce Wayne/Batman – as well as well-known villain, Penguin. Alfred will be played by Sean Pertwee [“Alan Partridge”] while Penguin is Robin Taylor [“Cold Comes The Night”]. Earlier this month, the young Commissioner Gordon was announced to be Ben Mackenzie [“The O.C.”] will play Detective James Gordon, who then goes on later to become Gotham’s Commissioner Gordon in Batman lore.
“Gotham” is expected to debut later in 2014.