Now that you have had a few days to come down from the season finale of Gotham, you may have started wondering when you can own the home video release. Thankfully, Fox and Warner Bros. opted to not wait very long at all to announce that the complete second season will arrive on Blu-Ray on August 16. One would also expect a DVD release on that very date, but it remains unclear whether or not it will contain all of the featurettes included on its mighty Blu-Ray counterpart.
Speaking of featurettes, a full rundown can be found in the official press release, along with a thorough synopsis and cast details. We also have the front cover art to share with you, which bears what may be the coolest piece of promo art circulated for this past season.
Darkness saturates Gotham in its triumphant Second Season as the city’s villains continue to rise from the shadows, each more ambitious and depraved than the last. As Penguin continues to solidify his control over Gotham’s underworld, the battle for power in the city has become a game of interesting alliances on both sides of the law…with detectives Jim Gordon and Harvey Bullock at the forefront of the fight against crime in the dangerously corrupt city. Season Two witnesses Gordon’s moral compass wavering as he confronts Gotham City’s most notorious criminals while simultaneously attempting to gain the trust of young Bruce Wayne, a boy now clearly on the path toward the man he is destined to be. And all the while, Gotham follows the intriguing origin stories and evolution of some of the city’s most infamous personalities, including Edward Nygma/The Riddler, Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Hugo Strange and Mr. Freeze.
Gotham: The Complete Second Season features a star-studded cast including Ben McKenzie (Southland, The O.C.) as Jim Gordon, Donal Logue (Vikings, Sons of Anarchy) as Detective Harvey Bullock, David Mazouz (Touch) as the young Bruce Wayne, Morena Baccarin (Homeland, Firefly) as Dr. Leslie Thompkins, Sean Pertwee (Elementary, Event Horizon) as Alfred Pennyworth, Robin Lord Taylor (The Walking Dead, Another Earth) as Oswald Cobblepot/Penguin, Erin Richards (Open Grave, Breaking In) as Barbara Kean, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle, Cory Michael Smith (Carol) as Edward Nygma, James Frain (True Blood, Orphan Black) as Theo Galavan, Jessica Lucas (Gracepoint, Pompeii) as Tabitha Galavan, Chris Chalk (The Newsroom, Homeland) as Lucius Fox, Drew Powell (The Mentalist, Ray Donovan) as Butch Gilzean, Nicholas D’Agosto (Election, Heroes) as ADA Harvey Dent, and Michael Chiklis (The Shield, The Commish) as Captain Nathaniel Barnes.
The series also features guest stars Jada Pinkett Smith (HawthoRNe, The Matrix films) as Fish Mooney, Nathan Darrow (House of Cards) as Victor Fries/Mr. Freeze, BD Wong (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Oz) as Professor Hugo Strange, Cameron Monaghan (Shameless, The Giver) as Jerome Valeska, Natalie Alyn Lind (The Goldbergs) as Silver St. Cloud, Richard Kind (Inside Out, Mad About You) as Mayor Aubrey James, Paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman films, Batman Returns) as Elijah Van Dahl, Melinda Clarke (The O.C.) as Grace Van Dahl, Michelle Veintimlla (The Good Wife) as Bridgit Pike/aka Firefly, and Carol Kane (Young Frankenstein) as Gertrud Kapelput. Based on the characters from DC Comics, Gotham is executive produced by Bruno Heller (The Mentalist, Rome), Danny Cannon (Nikita, CSI series) and John Stephens (Gossip Girl) and produced by Warner Bros.
CONTENT AND BONUS FEATURES:
- All 22 episodes of the show
- Gotham: 2015 Comic-Con Panel – Warner Bros. Television Presents a Night of DC Entertainment at Comic-Con 2015: Gotham
- Gotham by Noir Light – Gotham is deeply cast into the film noir technique and edgy attitude. The camera’s lens is able to pick up on the subtlety for the fans to enjoy a modern update to an age old tradition, of how to paint with shadow and light.
- Alfred: Batman’s Greatest Ally – This story is about Gotham’s take on the father/son bond between Bruce Wayne and his butler Alfred. The depth of the mythology from the comic books comes to life on the series. Poignant and powerful.
- Cold Hearted: The Tale of Victor Fries – The mix of cold blood and a warm heart. We examine the humanistic melt-down of Victor Fries in pursuit of a cure for his love, Nora.
- Character featurettes
Gotham will return for its third season this fall on Fox.