New ‘Gotham’ Trailer: Returning Villains & A Big ‘Batman Returns’ Nod

Gotham 315Gotham is officially returning next week to FOX as the Heroes Rise storyline will kick off, with Bruce Wayne taking on the Court of Owls and more. FOX released a brand new trailer today for the Spring Season as we see the return of several familiar villains like Mr. Freeze, Fish Mooney, Hugo Strange and more.

In addition to that, if you are a fan of the Batman Returns movie, you might spot a very big homage to the film in this trailer. Catch the new trailer below along with official promotional photos and the description for the Spring Premiere.


Nygma convinces himself that he doesn’t need Penguin to succeed and begins to introduce himself to Gotham as “The Riddler.” Bullock and Lucius Fox get caught up in Nygma’s mind games, while Gordon learns troubling news about his father’s death. Meanwhile, the Court of the Owls reveals its next move in the all-new “Heroes Rise: How The Riddler Got His Name” spring premiere episode of GOTHAM airing Monday, April 24 (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (GTH-315) (TV-14 L, V)

Cast: 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 Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle/the future Catwoman, Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma/the future Riddler, Jessica Lucas as Tabitha Galavan, Chris Chalk as Lucius Fox, Drew Powell as Butch Gilzean, Maggie Geha as the future Poison Ivy, Michael Chiklis as Detective Nathaniel Barnes, Benedict Samuel as Mad Hatter

Guest Cast: James Remar as Frank Gordon, H. Foley as Winston Peters”

Don’t forget to check out our roundtable interviews with the cast and producers of Gotham at WonderCon below:

Gotham: Heroes Rise will be back with all-new episodes on Monday, April 24 at 8/7c on FOX. Make sure to check back at Heroic Hollywood after every single episode of Season 3 for our weekly reviews.

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Robin Lord Taylor in the “The Primal Riddle” episode, airing Monday, May 8 (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Cr: Jeff Neumann/FOX

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