Saturday, February 8, 2014

Casting News - Ben McKenzie Lands Lead Role on FOX's 'Gotham'; 'Secret Life' Alum to Recur on 'Grimm'

Casting News - February 8, 2014

FOX's Gotham and NBC's Grimm.

  • Southland alum Ben McKenzie has landed the lead role of a young Detective James Gordon in the network's upcoming Batman prequel series. The series follows and explores the origin stories of Commissioner Gordon as he rises through the ranks of the Gotham police department while dealing with the DC Comics villains that made the city famous.
  • Philip Anthony-Rodriguez (The Secret Life of the American Teenager) will appear in a multi-episode arc on NBC's Friday night drama. He will play Marcus Ruspoli, a member of the Verrat who is tasked with finding and returning something very important to the royal family.