More Shots Of Jon Beavers – Gotham’s Joker?

Posted by July 13, 2014 Comment

From an early promotional image of Gotham…

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Bleeding Cool ran a little look at the Gotham pilot earlier this week, it became one of the most read items on the site. And along the way, we took a few screencaps, including a look at a fellow who we postulated might be the new Joker.

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He is actor Jon Beavers. His scene appears in the last third of the pilot episode, performing in gangster Fish Mooney’s club.

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And he goes down well, to his audience of one, though telling a joke we’ve all heard before. Thankfully Fish Mooney hasn’t.

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Sorry, audience of two. Cobblepot has heard it, or isn’t amused. He fakes a smile.

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And our comedian enjoys the attention.

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That’s until Fish has to deal with a little business in the club.

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And we get a sad, confused face.

So is this our new Joker? He certainly has the moves… as one of Nickelodeon’s Fresh Beat Band.

Where in one particular episode he played…

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The Scarecrow. Already typecast as a Batman villain. It’s all coming together… in The Killing Joke, The Joker was a failing comedian.

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This one at least seems to be able to make some people laugh. Or one person. Does Fish Mooney have a Red Hood to hand?

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