Is That a Female Joker in Photos from Gotham Episode 2.14?

Does Gotham have a female Joker?

Ever since Gotham debuted, the series has played fast and loose with how it wants to portray Batman’s greatest villain, The Joker. Several “candidates” for the clown prince of crime have come and gone and now it seems another is set to appear. FOX has released the first photos from episode 2.14 of the series featuring guest star Lori Petty, no stranger to comic book roles having played the title character in the cult classic Tank Girl movie, in a rather peculiar getup. Check them out below!

Titled “This Ball of Mud and Meanness,” the episode is officially described as follows:

“Alfred and Selina help Bruce on his quest to find his parents’ killer, Matches Malone (guest star Michael Bowen). Meanwhile, Gordon follows up with Edward Nygma on Kristen Kringle’s whereabouts and Hugo Strange (guest star BD Wong) continues his treatment to reduce Penguin’s aggression.”

Gotham stars Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon, Donal Logue as Harvey Bullock, Michael Chiklis as Detective Nathaniel Barnes, Sean Pertwee as Alfred, Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, David Mazouz as Bruce Wayne, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle/the future Catwoman, Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma/the future Riddler, James Frain as Theo Galavan, Jessica Lucas as Tabitha Galavan, Chris Chalk as Lucius Fox, Nicholas D’Agosto as Harvey Dent, Zabryna Guevara as Captain Sarah Essen.

“This Ball of Mud and Meanness” is set to air Monday, March 14 on FOX. If you’ve missed any of the new episodes of Gotham or just need a refresher, be sure to check out our weekly recaps by clicking here.