TV Line is reporting that Gotham has cast Emmy winning actor Michael Chiklis in a recurring role on the series. Chiklis will be taking on the role of role of Captain Nathaniel Barnes. According to Gotham‘s producers, the chatacter:
“lands on the GCPD like a tornado, ripping out the dead wood of Gotham’s police force. He is a law and order zealot; unafraid of making enemies – on either side of the law. For Gordon (Ben McKenzie), Barnes is a hero and a mentor, someone with whom he can share the burden of heroism. Captain Barnes proves himself to be a strong ally to Gordon… but one day he will make an equally powerful enemy.”
Chiklis was the star of the hit series Shield and recently starred in American Horror Story: Freak Show. You can catch season two of Gotham on Monday, Sept. 25 at 8/7c on Fox.