Hugo Strange Returns In ‘Gotham’ 3.18 ‘Light The Wick’ Synopsis

GothamWe will be seeing a lot of familiar faces in the second half of Gotham Season 3 which returned this week as the Heroes Rise storyline has kicked off. FOX released the official description for the eighteenth episode of the third season titled “Light The Wick” which will air on Monday, May 15.

The episode teases that James Gordon will discover a secret weapon of the Court of Owls while we will also see the return of BD Wong as Professor Hugo Strange. It has been confirmed that Jada Pinkett Smith will be back as Fish Mooney who was last seen with Strange in the first half of the season.


Gordon discovers the weapon the Court of Owls will use to destroy Gotham, which leads him on a dangerous path as he tracks it down. Meanwhile, Kathryn (guest star Leslie Hendrix) and Temple Shaman (guest star Raymond J. Barry) reveal their next move to Bruce, and Ivy comes to Selina’s aid in the all-new “Heroes Rise: Light The Wick” episode of GOTHAM airing Monday, May 15 (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (GTH-318) (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: Leslie Hendrix as Kathryn, Camila Perez as Firefly, Raymond J. Barry as Temple Shaman, BD Wong as Professor Hugo Strange”

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

Gotham: Heroes Rise airs on Monday nights 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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