Justice League Finds its Commissioner Gordon in J. Jonah Jameson

JK_Simmons_2009Oscar winning actor J.K. Simmons has been cast as Commissioner Gordon in the upcoming Justice League film which is slated to be released on Novermber 17, 2017. The second part will be released June 14, 2019 and filming will reportedly begin in April.

Simmons is no stranger to comic related films. He played the iconic J. Jonah Jameson in Marvel’s Spider-Man films, and rumors had been swirling lately about his return to the role when the series is rebooted.

He won a best supporting actor Oscar for Whiplash in 2015.

Justice League, which will be directed by Zack Snyder, brings together heroes Batman (Ben Affleck), Superman (Henry Cavill), Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), Aquaman (Jason Momoa), The Flash (Ezra Miller) and Cyborg (Ray Fisher) for a big budget feature.

The character of James Gordon currently appears on Fox’s Gotham and is played by Ben McKenzie. In live action films he’s been played by Gary Oldman, Pat Hingle, and Neil Hamilton.

(via The Hollywood Reporter)