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Jimmy Jean-Louis

by Brett White

It looks like Dr. Anthony Ivo will have a playmate during "Arrow" season two. Comic Book Resources announced today that "Heroes" alum Jimmy Jean-Louis has signed on to play a character mysteriously named the Captain in multiple episodes of the show's sophomore season.

So far all we really know about the Captain is that he keeps some relatively nefarious company; the character is linked to Dr. Anthony Ivo, who will be played by Dylan Neal on the show. But CBR's announcement confirms that Dr. Ivo's most famous creation, the power-replicating android called Amazo, will be included in the show in some capacity.

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Jim Gordon

by Ryan Rigley

Last week was pretty monumental for Warner Bros. and DC as far as television goes. Not only is "Arrow" returning to the CW with a second season later this year, with future plans for a "Flash" spin-off series, but NBC and now Fox have officially announced their plans to develop a "Constantine" and a Jim Gordon-centric "Gotham" TV series respectively.

Taking place years before the Dark Knight ever took to the streets of Gotham City, "Gotham" will star a young James "Jim" Gordon as he works his way up from lowly detective to commissioner of the entire Gotham City Police Department. The fact that Gordon will be the main character of "Gotham" makes complete sense to us here at Splash Page. After all, he's had a number of great starring roles in the comic books throughout the years. You can check out some of the best Jim Gordon stories past the jump!

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Thor Season One

by Brett White

Wednesday is new comic book day, which also means it's new potential-movie-source-material day. Here are all of the comics and collections out today starring the comic book characters from the movies and television shows of today, tomorrow and yesterday.

Of particular note this week: Jock takes over creative duties on Savage Wolverine, get to know Thor from the start with Thor: Season One, and the coolest writers and artists in the business take a shot at Batman in Batman Black and White #2.

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Grant Gustin

by Brett White

When events as big as the ones in "Arrow's" season one finale happen, everybody is bound to notice. And if you're a hooded vigilante at the center of those events, you can't expect to keep a low profile. With the arrival of Flash-in-the-making Barry Allen (played by Grant Gustin) to Starling City, Oliver Queen's about to get a fan of his own.

"Barry's a fanboy." said producer Andrew Kreisberg in an interview with Flash TV News. "He comes to Starling City and he says to [Oliver's tech support] Felicity, 'So I heard the vigilante saved you. What's he like?' So I think for Barry, it's one of those things where it's sort of like 'be careful what you wish for.'"

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Arrow

by Alex Zalben

First up: spoiler warning for those of you who haven't finished "Arrow's" first season. Hurry up, because the show comes back in less than two weeks! If you are caught up, keep reading.

Looks like dead doesn't necessarily mean dead, in the DC TV Universe at least. After the climactic events of last season's finale, "Arrow" season two will welcome the return of a certain Dark Archer. Yup, John Barrowman—who played Big Bad Malcolm Merlyn—will return.

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Constantine

by Paul Montgomery

Every little thing he does is magic, or so the ensorcelled suits at Warner Bros. seem to believe. "Man of Steel" writer David S. Goyer's already pounding away at a Batman-infused sequel, but that may be sidelined, if momentarily, by a case of Vertigo. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Goyer will partner with Daniel Cerone, executive producer of "The Mentalist," to script a "Constantine" pilot for NBC television.

Conjured by scattered bones across a nicotine pentagram in the very image of Police-era Sting, street-wise sorcerer John Constantine first appeared in the pages of Alan Moore’s "Swamp Thing." He soon established his own haunts in Vertigo's long-running "Hellblazer" series, stewarded by the likes of Jamie Delano, Garth Ennis, Warren Ellis, Denise Mina, Andy Diggle, Peter Milligan and more. In 2005, Keanu Reeves donned his demons (but not his brogue or blonde hair) in a film by Francis Lawrence.

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Dylan Neal

by Brett White

Bring on the bad guys! You can add Dr. Anthony Ivo—creator of the power-copying Amazo robot—to the list of villains set to torment Oliver Queen in "Arrow's" second season. The show has cast Dylan Neal in the role, marking his return to the televised DC Universe following a two episode stint on "Smallville" in 2009 as corrupt District Attorney Ray Sacks.

Fans might also recognize Neal as Hermes from the film "Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief," or as Doug Witter on "Dawson's Creek." The experienced actor will be bringing Dr. Ivo's menace to life in a four-episode arc, starting with episode five, "League of Assassins." Screen Crush, the site that broke the news, reported that Neal might even be back for more following his initial storyarc.

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Wonder Woman

by Brett White

Has Marvel and DC's current game of one-upmanship led to DC secretly adding Wonder Woman to the cast of Zack Snyder's 2015 "Man of Steel" sequel? That's the rumor currently swirling around a few Hollywood agencies as they send actresses out for a very specific—and very vague—role in the upcoming team-up/throw-down film.

Bleeding Cool has reported that the role is for a woman in her late '20s or early '30s who has to appear physically strong, which sounds a lot like the casting call for Batman's love interest that that was rumored to be circulating earlier this month. Bleeding Cool wonders what other female role would require this much secrecy, unless the role is actually for the film's villain and not a love interest/woman of wonder.

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Gotham

Fox has committed to a new series called "Gotham," centered on a young James Gordon and his days as a Gotham City detective before Batman ever emerged on his radar. But the new drama doesn't seem to be based on the critically acclaimed "Gotham Central" comic books from Ed Brubaker and Greg Rucka — at least as far as the creators are aware.

"I don't know anything about that Gotham show, and I have no idea if it's anything to do with Gotham Central in any way," Brubaker said on Twitter (via Robot 6). "I'm guessing not."

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Gotham

Well, that happened fast!

Hours after our comprehensive "Gotham Central" casting call went live, word spread that Fox has committed to a series order for "Gotham," centered on a young Gotham City detective named Jim Gordon before he ever met the shadowy Batman. So, clearly, MTV Splash Page is wholly responsible for "Gotham" happening. You're welcome.

Now that the "whose responsible this" question has been answered, let's address another question: who is going to play Gordon? That's a tough nut to crack, but we're giving it a shot after the break.

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