Fox has released the Official Synopsis of Gotham episode “Better to Reign in Hell” (3.01) that will be aired on Monday, September 19 at 08:00-09:00 PM.
IT’S A MAD CITY!
Gordon works in a monster-ridden Gotham as a bounty hunter and seeks to find answers about the Indian Hill escapees, and why their powers appear to be killing them. Meanwhile, Bruce’s doppelganger roams the streets, and Barbara and Tabitha open a new nightclub called The Sirens .
“Gotham” is starring Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon, Donal Logue as Harvey Bullock, David Mazouz as Bruce Wayne, Morena Baccarin as Leslie Thompkins, Sean Pertwee as Alfred, Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle/the future Catwoman, Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma/the future Riddler, Jessica Lucas as Tabitha Galavan, Chris Chalk as Lucius Fox, Drew Powell as Butch Gilzean and Michael Chiklis as Detective Nathaniel Barnes.
Guest Cast are Jada Pinkett Smith as Fish Mooney, Jamie Chung as Valerie Vale, James Carpinello as Mario, Tonya Pinkins as Ethel Peabody, Richard Kind as Mayor Aubrey James, Clare Foley as Ivy Peppe.
In Gotham everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world’s greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon’s story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? What did it take to navigate the multiple layers of corruption that secretly ruled Gotham City, the spawning ground of the world’s most iconic villains? And what circumstances created them – the larger-than-life personas who would become Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face and The Joker? GOTHAM is an origin story of the great DC Comics super villains and vigilantes, revealing an entirely new chapter that has never been told.
GOTHAM is based upon characters published by DC Comics and is produced by Warner Bros. Television. Executive producer Bruno Heller wrote the pilot, which will be directed and executive-produced by Emmy Award nominee Danny Cannon.