J.K. Simmons Joins “Justice League”

Beloved Oscar winning actor J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash,” “Spider-Man”) has been cast as Gotham City police commissioner James Gordon in Zack Snyder’s upcoming “Justice League: Part One” which is set to begin production next month ahead of a November 2017 release.

The Commissioner Gordon role has been played by numerous actors from Neil Hamilton in the 1960s, to Pat Hingle in the 1980s, to Gary Oldman in Chris Nolan’s Batman trilogy, to Ben McKenzie on FOX’s “Gotham”.

Simmons joins a cast that includes Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ben Affleck, Jason Mamoa, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher and Amy Adams. Chris Terrio penned the screenplay for the film.

Source: Heat Vision