Sons of Anarchy and Copper alum Donal Logue is to co-star alongside Ben McKenzie in Fox’s upcoming Batman prequel Gotham, TVWise has learned.
Logue, whose most recent dramatic role was that of Lee Toric on FX hit series Sons of Anarchy, has been cast as Detective Harvey Bullock, Jim Gordon’s partner and mentor. He joins a cast which also includes Sean Pertwee (Jo), Robin Lord Taylor (The Walking Dead), Zabryna Guevara (Burn Notice) and Erin Richards (Being Human).
Gotham is pegged as a Batman prequel which is poised to examine the early years of James Gordon (McKenzie) in his years as a GCPD homicide detective, the early years of Batman and the iconic villains of Gotham City. The drama, which hails from Warner Bros. Television, landed at Fox with a series commitment in 2013 and is a passion project for the network. The pilot script was written by The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller who is serving as an executive producer. Danny Cannon is directing the pilot and will also executive produce.