Deadline reports that Shane West (Nikita) has joined the cast of Gotham for its fifth and final season. He’ll be playing Eduardo Dorrance, an old friend of Jim Gordon who comes back to Gotham City with an elite team of soldiers tasked with cleaning up the town, only to reveal he has a dark, ulterior motive which could spell doom for the city.
It’s also been rumored that his character could be related to Sir Edmund Dorrance, also known in the comics as King Snake, also known as the father of Bane, who’s best known for breaking Batman’s back at one point.
Gotham stars 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 The Penguin, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle/the future Catwoman, Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma/the Riddler, Jessica Lucas as Tabitha Galavan, Chris Chalk as Lucius Fox, Drew Powell as Butch Gilzean/Solomon Grundy, Alexander Siddig as Ra’s Ah Ghul, and Crystal Reed as Sofia Falcone.
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Gotham is based upon DC characters and is produced by Warner Bros. Television. Bruno Heller, Danny Cannon and John Stephens serve as executive producers on the series.
The fifth and final season of Gotham is expected to air sometime in January of 2019.