Homeland star Morena Baccarin has signed on for a recurring position in the brand new Fox sequence Gotham, because the Dr. Leslie Thompkins.
Dr. Leslie Thompkins made her DC Comics debut in 1976 situation “Detective Comics #457,” and she can also be featured in the brand new 52 comedian reboot Pink Hood and the Outlaws during flashback sequences.
In the sequence, Thompkins is described as a “gifted and devoted physician” who was buddies with Bruce’s (David Mazouz) late parents Thomas and Martha. She decides to put her medical expertise to good use by working on the newly-opened Arkham Asylum’s House for the Criminally Insane. She is going to also be drawn to Ben McKenzie’s James Gordon and into extra dangerous territory.
The actress will recur in Season 1, with her character debuting in early 2015, and she is slated to turn into a series regular if the present is picked up for Season Men’s Desgin R2D2 Cartoon Short Sleeve Tee Shirt 2. The present’s producers teased at New York Comic Con earlier this month that Thompkins can be certainly one of a number of new characters from the DC Comics who will likely be coming to Gotham, together with Tommy “Hush” Elliot.
Here is what Danny Cannon had this to say about how Thompkins might be launched.
It is potential that the “robust time” in Jim’s life could imply that he and his fiancee Barbara Kean (Erin Richards) might be splitting up within the close to future, however that hasn’t been confirmed.
The function marks a return to Fox for Morena Baccarin, whose breakout position came in the network’s cult basic collection Firefly. The actress can also be no stranger to the Batman universe, voicing Tali al Ghul within the Warner Bros.