It seems that former OC and Southland actor is taking 's advice after all! After McKenzie was announced as Jim Gordon in the Gotham TV series, Oldman, who had famously played the role in the Dark Knight Trilogy, advised his new protege to go back to the source material.
A few hours ago McKenzie tweeted this picture of several copies of the DC Gotham Central comics, along with the text, “Got some reading to do. # gotham.” He certainly does.
Got some reading to do. # gotham pic.twitter.com/ujRRy6YL1v— Ben McKenzie (@ben_mckenzie) February 12, 2014
McKenzie is obviously thrilled at this new opportunity and grateful for any advice. Since his casting, McKenzie has also thanked Arrow’s for welcoming him to the DC Universe.
The pilot for Gotham is still in the casting phase of development and no air date has been released yet. Stay close for more updates!
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