Michael Chiklis Joins GOTHAM

Written by Andrew Pollard Wednesday, 22 July 2015

TV News

With Gotham adding new faces ahead of its second season, the FOX show has now added Michael Chiklis to its ranks.

The actor is best known to most for The Shield and for playing The Thing in Tim Story’s Fantastic Four movies, and his role in Gotham will be that of GCPD Captain Nathaniel Barnes.

The official word from the show’s producers on the character reads: “Barnes lands on the GCPD like a tornado, ripping out the dead wood of Gotham’s police force. He is a law and order zealot; unafraid of making enemies – on either side of the law. For Gordon, Barnes is a hero and a mentor, someone with whom he can share the burden of heroism. Captain Barnes proves himself to be a strong ally to Gordon… but one day he will make an equally powerful enemy.”

Gotham return to US screens on September 21st, with a UK return expected to follow shortly after.

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