When Gotham returns on Monday, August 23rd, Jim Gordon will come up against a new and very scary menace – The Ogre.
The Ogre – played by Milo Ventimiglia – is a serial killer who has evaded justice by targeting the loved ones of any cop who would investigate him. Now, Jim Gordon is the only cop brave/foolish enough to try to stop him.
FOX has released a trailer hat’s a combination teaser/behind-the-scenes look at Gotham’s latest monster. Check it our after the jump.
When Gotham (FOX, Mondays, 9/8C) went on its winter hiatus, things were looking grim – Alfred in hospital; the possibility of a hit put out on Bruce Wayne, Barbara seeing Jim Gordon kissing Dr. Leslie Thompkins…
Now FOX has released a teaser for the remainder of Gotham’s debut season and, no surprise, things are looking grimmer than ever. Check it out after the jump.
The second half of Gotham’s (FOX, Mondays, 8/7C) first season gets underway with Rogues Gallery – the first time we get to see Jim Gordon at work after his demotion. The mid-season premiere opens with Shakespeare and ends with (among other things) a chilling promise.
Morean Baccarin [V, Firefly] is among the actors shortlisted to play Nick Fury’s ‘sidekick’ – the word used by Samuel L. Jackson to describe the character on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Others on the list include: Jessica Lucas [Cloverfield], Cobie Smulders [How I Met your Mother] and Mary Elizabeth Winstead [Scott Pilgrim vs. The World].
Initial speculation was that the character for which they are testing was The Wasp/Janet Van Dyne, but with Jackson’s revelation it seems more likely that the character could be Contessa Valentina De Fontaine, fury’s long-time confident and fellow S.H.I.E.L.D. operative.
Whatever the case, given that Baccarin has worked with Avengers’ director Joss Whedon before, she might have an edge in the casting process.
In what has to be considered both a coup and an instance of real inspiration, Jane Badler – who played V leader Diana in the original miniseries and series – has joined ABC’s new incarnation of the alien invasion show as mother to Morena Baccarin’s alien leader, Anna.
It’s been a while since we saw an original episode of V and, after a better-than-average clip show to bring us up to date, the series returns this evening [ABC, 10/9C]. Welcome to the War picks up with a number of plot threads that were left dangling off the proverbial cliff way back before the Winter Olympics – and resolves them in manners both expected and… not so much.
Remember how ABC’s V left us with a classic cliffhanger way back on November 29th, 2009? No? Well, if you lost track of the show over its unnecessarily extended hiatus, fear not! On Tuesday, March 23 [10/9C] ABC will present V: The Arrival – a one-hour special clip show to bring fans back up to date and provide new viewers with a jumping in point. Spoiler-filled details from the press release follow the jump.
The second episode of V opens literally seconds after the conclusion of the premiere with Father Jack and Erica sitting on that roof. A V shuttle flies by and the follow it to the scene of the underground’s meeting. The aliens are cleaning up – removing all the bodies, including Erica’s late partner, Dale’s. Erica calls 911 from a nearby payphone [we still have those?] but the call is intercepted by the V’s who sent a flying metal globe after them. As it closes in, it sprouts nasty-looking spikes, but Erica destroys it with a major league swing of an improvised club. She and Father Jack go home. They can’t take the V’s on directly.
What a morning! FBI Counter Terrorism Agent Erica Evans [Elizabeth Mitchell] awakens to a rumble that might be taken to be the harbinger of an earthquake and discovers her son, Tyler [Logan Huffman], hasn’t been home all night. The rumble intensifies as she calls him on his cell – he answers in a hospital, where he’s been treated for bruises from an accident. Elsewhere, Father Jack Landry [Joel Gretsch] is talking with the wheelchair-bound Roy [Stefan Arngrim] and Ryan Nichols [Morris Chestnut] is buying an engagement ring and wondering if getting down on one knee is too corny [“A classic, responds the jeweller. “Respect the knee”]. TV anchor Chad Decker is climbing out of the shower as the morning loop of his late night newscast is being broadcast. [I don’t have to tell you that there are big honkin’ spoilers throughout, right?]