‘Gotham’: Cameron Monaghan’s Joker Looks Terrifying In New BTS Photos

Brand new behind-the-scenes photos from Gotham show Cameron Monaghan’s Joker looking absolutely terrifying.

Even though FOX’s Gotham ended just over a year ago, we can’t help but miss the show’s take on some of the iconic city’s most nefarious characters. Focusing on Jim Gordon’s early days at the Gotham police department, the series delved into the psyche of some of Batman’s most iconic villains like The Penguin and The Riddler. The series also give us a drastically different Joker in the form of Cameron Monaghan. While Monaghan wasn’t at the forefront of the series, his maniacal take on the character is still imprinted in our minds.

These behind-the-scenes photos show off a dark and insidious take on the Joker, one which could give Joaquin Phoenix’s Arthur Fleck a run for his money. Be sure to swipe right to see all the images of Cameron Monaghan as Joker from Gotham.

While they’re all grotesque and twisted in their own unique way, our absolute favorite still has to be the first one where Cameron Monaghan’s Joker is casually smoking a cigarette. There’s just something sinister about how the fantastic make-up design done on Monaghan  looks in a seedy stairwell, especially while he’s doing something as mundane as smoking. While Monaghan’s take on the character was never called “The Joker” on the show, he will surely go down in the history books.

What are your thoughts on Cameron Monaghan’s take on the Joker? Are you sad that Gotham has come to an end? Comment below and let us know!

Here is the official synopsis for the final episode of Gotham, titled “The Beginning.”

The series flash-forwards 10 years into the future, as Bruce is set to return to Gotham for the opening of the new Wayne Tower. A series of crimes leads Gordon to believe Penguin and The Riddler are up to their old tricks. However, when Bullock is framed for a murder, Gordon begins to piece together an even more sinister plot targeting the city, and a new figure emerges from the shadows to be the hero Gotham desperately needs in the all-new “The Beginning… ” series finale episode of GOTHAM.

Gotham stars Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon, Donal Logue as Detective Harvey Bullock, Morena Baccarin as Dr. Leslie Thompkins, Sean Pertwee as Alfred Pennyworth, Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, David Mazouz as Bruce Wayne, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle, Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma/The Riddler, Cameron Monaghan as Jeremiah Valeska and Chris Chalk as Lucius Fox.

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Source: Miles Teves