"GOTHAM" Casting/Ben McKenzie
Ben McKenzie (Southland, The O.C.) has been cast in the lead role of Detective James Gordon in FOX and Warner Bros. Television's "GOTHAM," which has a series commitment at the network.
Based upon characters published by DC Comics, "GOTHAM" is a drama exploring the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon and the villains that made Gotham famous.
Bruno Heller (The Mentalist, Rome) wrote the pilot script and will serve as executive producer. Danny Cannon (the CSI series, Nikita) will direct and executive produce the pilot.