The Batman prequel has yet to air, but that isn’t stopping the FOX drama from promoting certain talents to series regulars.
Cory Michael Smith, Victoria Cartagena and Andrew Stewart Jones, who all guest star in the pilot, are now series regulars. Smith, known for his work in ‘Olive Kitteridge,’ plays Edward Nygma aka the eventual Riddler. As for Cartagena, she portrays Renee Montoya, a detective in the major crimes unit of the Gotham Police Department. Jones also plays a detective at Gotham PD named Crispus Allen.
RELATED NEWS: FOX Announces 2014-15 Fall Schedule, Includes ‘Gotham,’ ‘Red Band Society’ & ‘Gracepoint’
This trio joins quite the cast, including David Mazouz (young Bruce Wayne), Robin Lord Taylor (The Penguin), Camren Bicondova (Catwoman), Donal Logue (Detective Harvey Bullock), Jada Pinkett Smith (the villainous Fish Mooney), Sean Pertwee (Alfred Pennyworth) and, of course, leading man Ben McKenzie as James Gordon, the future commissioner of Gotham.
From ‘The Mentalist’s Bruno Heller, this is quite the anticipated fall series. Not only did FOX grant the prequel a full series orders of at least 13 episodes, but it also released an extended trailer that’s full of greatness.
This morning, FOX also announced its 2014 fall schedule, which included ‘Gotham.’ It’s set to air Mondays (bumping ‘Bones’ to Thursdays) at 8 p.m. before the network’s other highly-rated series ‘Sleepy Hollow.’