Deadline reports that Jada Pinkett Smith is going to play Fish Mooney, an imposing, hotheaded and notoriously sadistic gangster boss and nightclub owner with street smarts and almost extra-sensory abilities to read people like an open book who is not one to be crossed.
Jada Pinkett Smith will co-star opposite Ben McKenzie and Donal Logue in Fox‘s Batman prequel drama Gotham, which has a series commitment. Based on DC characters from the Batman universe, Gotham explores the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon (McKenzie) as an idealistic rookie detective in Gotham City, along with Bruce Wayne and the villains who made Gotham City famous.
Variety describes Gotham’s version of Mr. Cobblepot (Penguin) as “a low-level psychopath for gangster Fish Mooney [who] hides his sadistic lust for power behind an exquisitely polite demeanor.”
Go ‘head Jada!!!!