Fox has released the Official Synopsis of Gotham episode “The Trial of Jim Gordon” (5.09) that will be aired on Thursday, March 7 at 08:00-09:00 PM.
Written by Series Star Ben McKenzie; Directed by Series Star Erin Richards
GORDON RECKONS WITH HIS PAST AS IVY CASTS A SPELL ON BRUCE
After Gordon is shot in an attempt to establish a cease-fire, he hallucinates a trial for his life that could have deadly real consequences. Meanwhile, Ivy (guest star Peyton List) returns and puts her spell on Bruce, leaving Selina to defend herself. Lee has a life-changing moment as Barbara and Penguin consider their next moves.
“Gotham” is starring Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon, Donal Logue as Detective Harvey Bullock, Morena Baccarin as Dr. Leslie Thompkins, Sean Pertwee as Alfred Pennyworth, Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, David Mazouz as Bruce Wayne, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle/the future Catwoman, Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma/The Riddler, Jessica Lucas as Tabitha Galavan, Chris Chalk as Lucius Fox.
Guest Cast are Peyton List as Ivy Pepper, Kelcy Griffin as Detective Harper, Anthony Carrigan as Victor Zsasz, JW Cortes as Detective Alvarez, Hunter Jones as Will Thomas, Julian Gamble as Judge.
In Gotham everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world’s greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon’s story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? What did it take to navigate the multiple layers of corruption that secretly ruled Gotham City, the spawning ground of the world’s most iconic villains? And what circumstances created them – the larger-than-life personas who would become Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face and The Joker? GOTHAM is an origin story of the great DC Comics super villains and vigilantes, revealing an entirely new chapter that has never been told.
GOTHAM is based upon characters published by DC Comics and is produced by Warner Bros. Television. Executive producer Bruno Heller wrote the pilot, which will be directed and executive-produced by Emmy Award nominee Danny Cannon.