Bruce Wayne Role Cast in Fox’s Batman Series

Bruce Wayne Role Cast Fox's Batman

There’s a new budding millionaire bachelor in Gotham City. Warner Bros. TV has tapped “Touch” alum David Mazouz for the role of a pre-teen Bruce Wayne in “Gotham,” the studio’s Batman origins drama for Fox.

Mazouz will play the boy who leans on his butler Alfred and Commissioner James Gordon for guidance after his wealthy parents are murdered. Bruce Wayne has traditionally been the alter ego of the Caped Crusader — but Mazouz will not at any point become Batman in the show, something Warner Bros. took pains to point that out in announcing the casting.

Mazouz played Kiefer Sutherland’s son in the Fox drama “Touch.”

Also cast in “Gotham,” which has a series order from Fox, is Camren Bicondova, who will play Selina Kyle, a teenage orphan and street thief who is suspicious and wholly unpredictable.

Deals for Mazouz and Bicondova mark the last two regular roles to be cast in “Gotham,” which focuses on young Commissioner Gordon’s adventures in law enforcement and in the roots of the villains that Batman later faces in trying to police Gotham City.

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  1. Munashe says:

    Retarded, just make a Batman tv series, no one wants to see kid bruce wayne.

  2. Ian Clarke says:

    “Bruce Wayne Role Cast in Fox’s Batman Series”

    I’m pretty sure they called it a Batman series.

    I think you will find this is Variety that opened the article with this title – not Fox. From day 1 Fox has been touting this as a Gotham story much the same way as A.O.S is a Marvel Avengers spinoff with no Iron Man etc etc.

  3. Josh says:

    Could this be as big as when the kids were cast in Harry Potter? I guess we’ll see.

  4. Dave says:

    They say he will never become Batman in the show, but they also said Clark would never fly or don the Superman symbol on Smallville. When ratings start to drop, they will change their tune.

  5. Chris says:

    This is like a shitty version of Smallville to Superman, and Smallville itself was shitty!

  6. Lance says:

    This is going to be a tough one to balance, not saying it can’t be done, just saying it’s going to be very difficult and they’re going to have to constantly fight the pressure to introduce Batman and not shift the focus onto Young Bruce Wayne. I would not envy the writers on this one.

  7. Yirmin says:

    So a “Batman” series without Batman… can you say fail?

  8. Batman fan says:

    Yeah, this sounds terrible. I have no interest in watching it.

  9. Vlad says:

    Well then they should probably not call it Fox’s Batman series if Batman is never going to make any sort of appearance. Basically they’re just making a cop show and hoping that the name drops make people watch it. I’ll stick with Arrow.

    • Mon says:

      The series is called ‘Gotham’ not the ‘batman’ series and follows Gordon in his earlier years around Gotham city in which he meets a young Bruce Wayne- therefore there is no inclusion of ‘Batman’ as such.

      • Mon says:

        “Gotham,” the studio’s Batman origins drama for Fox.

        The emphasis being ‘origins’, there was a Bruce Wayne before Batman. The shows focus being on Gordon and his ‘adventures’ around ‘Gotham’ city.

      • This show will fail says:

        “Bruce Wayne Role Cast in Fox’s Batman Series”

        I’m pretty sure they called it a Batman series.

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