It’s been a few years since we’ve seen Jada Pinkett Smith in primetime, but this fall she’s returning to network TV with a bang!

Pinkett will star in Fox’s latest drama Gotham, based on popular DC Comics characters like Batman, the Penguin, Cat Woman, the Joker, and more. Gotham’s creators decided to create a new character just for Pinkett, who will play a sinister villain named Fish Mooney. According to Shadow & Act, Fish Mooney is “a sadistic gangster boss and nightclub owner, with street smarts and almost extra-sensory abilities to read people like an open book.”

Sounds juicy!

Pinkett Smith called Fish Mooney “a role of a lifetime,” and explained her character “does not have a lot of patience for Gordon (the main hero).”

Gotham comes to us from writer Bruno Heller (Rome) and director Danny Cannon (CSI). It will air this fall on Fox.

Check out a sneak peek of the show:

Will you be tuning in?


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