Gotham has found its Mr Freeze.
Nathan Darrow, best known for his role as Capitol Police Detective turned U.S. Secret Service Agent Edward Meechum on Netflix’s House Of Cards, has been tapped to play the villain in a recurring role on the second season of Fox’s Batman prequel, TVWise has learned.
Victor Fries (AKA Mr Freeze) is described as being “ferociously smart and eminently capable” in his work as one of Gotham’s preeminent cryogenics engineers, but he struggles to make meaningful connections with others. The one exception is his wife, Nora (casting , who has tragically fallen ill with a terminal disease. Victor’s love for Nora knows no bounds, so as her condition worsens, he goes to extreme measures to figure out a way to freeze her before she dies. This harrowing journey leads to his transformation into the legendary DC villain, Mr. Freeze.
Created by Bruno Heller, Gotham examines the early years of James Gordon – who would eventually rise to become the Police Commissioner – in his years as a Gotham City Police Department homicide detective, as well as the early years of Batman and the iconic villains of Gotham City. The drama series is produced by Warner Bros Television and stars Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, Sean Pertwee, Robin Lord Taylor, Zabryna Guevara, Erin Richards, David Mazouz and Camren Bicondova.