Michael Chiklis joins ‘Gotham’ as Series Regular

Michael Chiklis has jumped from The Shield and American Horror Story: Freak Show to FOX’s hit Gotham.

Chiklis will be playing the series regular role of Captain Nathaniel Barnes.

Variety reports:

Gotham’s producers explain, “Barnes lands on the Gotham City Police Department like a tornado, ripping out the dead wood of the city’s police force. He is a law-and-order zealot; unafraid of making enemies on either side of the law. For Gordon (Ben McKenzie) he 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 (Ben McKenzie), but one day he will make an equally powerful enemy.”

Gotham returns for Season 2 on September 25 at 8 p.m. on FOX.

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