After nearly five years on the air, FOX’s DC Comics series Gotham is finally coming to an end with its series finale, “The Beginning…” With the series finale ready to air later this week, the official Gotham Twitter profile shared a new motion poster promoting the episode, giving fans another tease at Bruce Wayne actor David Mazouz finally becoming Batman.
You can check out the brand new Gotham motion poster down below, featuring David Mazouz as Batman looking over the skyline of Gotham City. It really has all come down to this, folks:
It all comes down to this moment…
— Gotham (@Gotham) April 22, 2019
In the highly-anticipated series finale, we see Gotham City a decade later. It will also show viewers how David Mazouz’s Bruce Wayne will finally take the mantle as Batman.
David Mazouz’s Caped Crusaderlooks to be heavily inspired by the Batsuit in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight trilogy. Meanwhile, Cameron Monaghan’s final Joker form appears to be inspired by his Earth-2 iteration which first appeared in Justice League Of America Annual Vol. 3 # 1 back in 2008.
Although both David Mazouz and Cameron Monaghan will be appearing as Batman and Joker respectively in the future timeline, Camren Bicondova who has played Selina Kyle/Catwoman since the series began back in 2014 will not be reprising her role in the series finale. Instead, she’ll be replaced by Lili Simmons who will portray Selina at an older age for the conclusion of Gotham.
Are you excited to see David Mazouz’s Batman? Do you wish David Mazouz had the opportunity to play the character a little longer? What other comic book roles would you like to see David Mazouz play? Let us know in the comments below!
You can read the full synopsis down below:
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 airing Thursday, April 25 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
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, and Chris Chalk as Lucius Fox.
Gotham airs on Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. on FOX.
Top Actors To Replace Ben Affleck In Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’
Ben Affleck is officially out as Batman and it's a pretty sad day.
Words cannot describe how sad I am to see Ben Affleck announce that he's no longer Batman. His Batman is why I do what I do. In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, I fell in love with his comic book-accurate interpretation of the Caped Crusader. It was a breath of fresh air and it felt like we finally had the one true Batman.
Three years have quickly sped by and we're officially going to receive a new Batman for his next movie. Last night, Ben Affleck announced that he will not return as the Dark Knight in Matt Reeves' The Batman and now everyone's attention has moved towards wanting to know who the next Bruce Wayne will be. Matt Reeves is said to want an actor that's around 20 years younger than Affleck while Warner Bros. wants someone older. My guess is that Reeves wants a fresh start while the studio wants an older actor for crossover potential.
In this list, I will discuss the actors I think can replace Ben Affleck as Batman using the parameters that Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. want. Hit Next to see our picks to play the Batman.
Michael Fassbender is an X-Men alum and no stranger to comic book franchises. The actor has shown multiple levels of range and could definitely handle the Batman/Bruce Wayne personality. If they go with the older range for the next Dark Knight, then Fassbender is probably one of the best choices to take over the role.
Ben Barnes is out of a job after The Punisher season 2 and he's one of the best actors in that series. The second season tied up Barnes' arc on The Punisher and the actor has already told us that that he'd love to play the Caped Crusader. Barnes definitely has the pretty boy look going on for him and I wonder what his take on Bruce Wayne could be.
I've said this before and I'll say it again: Ryan Gosling needs to star in a superhero movie. I've always thought Gosling would make a great Batman. Every role that he's done has shown us his capability and he could crush it as Bruce Wayne.
Jon Hamm is my top choice for an older Batman. If Warner Bros. wants to cast an older actor for crossover potential, Jon Hamm is the studio's best bet. He has a similar look to Ben Affleck, and c'mon, the guy's look just screams Bruce Wayne.
Armie Hammer is 32 years old and was cast as the Caped Crusader in George Miller's Justice League: Mortal. That film will never see the light of day, but that doesn’t mean that Hammer doesn't deserve a second shot at being the Batman. He's charming, broody and will probably give his all for this role. Armie Hammer is a great option because he's young enough for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. could work in a way for him to crossover with the rest of the DC Extended Universe.
Game of Thrones alum Richard Madden is my top choice to replace Ben Affleck as Batman. The actor is young, has the look and definitely has the acting chops to play the duality of Batman and Bruce Wayne. Madden just won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television series for the BBC drama Bodyguard, so Warner Bros. may want to quickly snatch him up.