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Meet The Penguin and other 'Gotham' characters

Meet The Penguin and other 'Gotham' characters

"Gotham" has found its first villain. Robin Lord Taylor will play a young Oswald Cobblepot, aka The Penguin, in the upcoming Fox series that will follow the early career of Commissioner James Gordon—and Batman's future foes.

Warner Bros. Television already announced that former "Southland" and "The O.C." star Ben McKenzie will play a young Det. Jim Gordon. Now it has announced four other regular cast members who will populate Gotham City.

Taylor ("Another Earth," "The Walking Dead") will play Oswald Cobblepot, a low-level psychopath who works for gangster Fish Mooney. The man who will become The Penguin hides his sadistic...