Fox has given us our first look at Donal Logue as Detective Harvey Bullock for their anticipated DC-inspired series Gotham. The character is Jim Gordon's partner and mentor and is described as a rough-around-the-edges" detective who "plays loose with police procedure, but get results -- and he does so with old-school, hard-ass panache." Seems like a great fit for Donal Logue.
Dressed in what appears to be a black leather jacket, Bullock has his head down and his tie-loosened. He looks like the kind of guy who could slip into the shadows if he needs to.
Here's a look at the character from DC's Gotham Central (via wikipedia/ crediting artist Michael Lark):
Seems about right, though he's missing the booze, cigarette and gun in the Gotham photo, but it seems implied in the "rough-around-the-edges" description.
Warner Bros says we should expect another character-look reveal tomorrow (Friday, March 21). Who will it be? There are certainly plenty of options. We have Ben McKenzie playing the lead in this series, which is set up as a prequel to the Batman era of Gotham City. Mackenzie will play Detective Jim Gordon. But they might be saving that first look for later. So let's look at the supporting players, like Jada Pinkett Smith, who plays the villainous Fish Mooney. There's also Robin Lord Taylor, who plays Oswald Cobblepot (the Penguin), who works for Fish.
Also among the cast are Zabryna Guevara (playing Captain Essen), Sean Pertwee (playing Afred Pennyworth), Erin Richards (playing Barbara Kean, Jim's fiancé), Camren Bicondova, who plays Selina Kyle, and of course, David Mazouz, who's on board as the young Bruce Wayne. That's another character WB might be saving for later. Of all of these characters, aside from Bruce and Jim, I really want to see Alfred and Selina Kyle, so hopefully those are coming soon! Pinkett Smith's Fish Mooney could be a sight to see too, so that's high on the list as well.
The arrival of the Harvey Bullock pic follows the reveal of logo for the series, and the full synopsis, which you can view here. The drama comes from Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon and will focus on Jim Gordon's work as a detective in Gotham and the origin story of some of the city's most notorious villains.
While Gotham is already a go at Fox, with a series order in place, WB has other DC projects in the works. We just got our first look at Matt Ryan as John Constantine for Daniel Cerone and David Goyer's Constantine pilot at NBC. And then, of course, there's the Arrow spinoff Flash in development for CW. That too is still at the pilot stage, but hopefully we'll hear good news from CW on Flash's fate in the near future.