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‘Batman’ Prequel ‘Gotham’ Finds Its Bruce Wayne in ‘Touch’ Star David Mazouz

‘Batman’ Prequel ‘Gotham’ Finds Its Bruce Wayne in ‘Touch’ Star David Mazouz‘Batman’ Prequel ‘Gotham’ Finds Its Bruce Wayne in ‘Touch’ Star David Mazouz

“Gotham” criminals beware: the Fox drama has cast the young man who will one day take you down.

David Mazouz has been cast as the preteen Bruce Wayne, who has been sentenced to a solitary life after the tragic murder of his wealthy parents. Serious and soulful, young Bruce relies on the guidance and protection of Alfred Pennyworth (Sean Pertwee) and Det. James Gordon (Ben McKenzie).

Based upon characters published by DC Comics, “Gotham” is a Batman prequel that explores the origin stories of Commissioner Gordon and the villains that made Gotham infamous.

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Newcomer Camren Bicondova has also been cast as Selina Kyle, a teenage orphan, street thief and skilled pickpocket who is suspicious and wholly unpredictable. Kyle, who in the DC comic books grows up to be Catwoman, is dangerous when cornered.

Mazouz and Bicondova are the final two series regulars.

Bruno Heller (“The Mentalist”) wrote the pilot script and will serve as executive producer. Danny Cannon (“CSI”) will direct and executive produce the pilot.

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Other series regulars include Donal Logue (Det. Harvey Bullock), Zabryna Guevara (Capt. Essen), Erin Richards (Barbara Kean), Robin Lord Taylor (Oswald Cobblepot, aka The Penguin), and Jada Pinkett Smith (Fish Mooney).

David is repped by Paradigm, Intellectual Artists Management and Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein.

Camren is repped by LB Talent Agency, Williams Unlimited and Stone Meyer Genow Smelkinson and Binder.

The post ‘Batman’ Prequel ‘Gotham’ Finds Its Bruce Wayne in ‘Touch’ Star David Mazouz appeared first on TheWrap.

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