Southland and The O.C. alum Ben McKenzie plays a young James Gordon, a rookie detective for Gotham City Police Department's Homicide Squad. A college football star and a war hero, he was fast-tracked through the GCPD ranks. Brave, energetic and honest, he is an idealistic soul -- to the point of naivete -- tempered by analytical intelligence and an ambitious alpha male ego.
Detective Harvey Bullock
Sons of Anarchy's Donal Logue portrays Gordon's rough-around-the-edges partner Detective Harvey Bullock, who plays loose with police procedure, but gets results — and he does so with old-school, hard-ass panache.
NewcomerCamren Bicondova co-stars as Selina Kyle, a teenage orphan who is suspicious and wholly unpredictable, who will one day become Catwoman. A street thief and skilled pickpocket, she’s dangerous when cornered.
Elementary and Camelot's Sean Pertwee plays Alfred Pennyworth, the tough-as-nails ex-marine from East London who has loyally served the Waynes. Now, in the wake of their tragic deaths, he’s fiercely protective of the young Bruce Wayne.
Oswald Cobblepot, better known as The Penguin, is played by The Walking Dead and Another Earth's Robin Lord Taylor. Oswald has the brains of a chess grandmaster and the morals of a jackal. A low-level psychopath for gangster Fish Mooney, he hides his sadistic lust for power behind an exquisitely polite demeanor.