The CW is kicking off development on yet another DC series with Gotham Knights. The series just recently added Fallon Smythe and Tyler DiChiara to its cast and seems to have found a few more to add. Oscar Morgan, Olivia Rose Keegan, and Navia Robinson have all joined the cast of Gotham Knights, and it seems the series will be adding an original character with Morgans‘ character.
We previously reported the first casting details on the series and believed one of the characters to be Dick Grayson, as the character was described as the adopted son of Bruce Wayne with a similar backstory to the first Robin. Well, Gotham Knights instead created a completely new character named Turner Hayes. It’s unknown if Hayes was Batman’s sidekick or was even a Robin at one point.
Olivia Rose Keegan is set to play Duela, likely Duela Dent and the Jokers Daughter. Duela was born in Arkham and abandoned by her father, described as the most dangerous man in Gotham. Duela trained to become a brutal fighter and excellent thief. In our initial report, we believed one of the characters to be Duela Dent, and it looks like we were on the right track.
Finally, actress Navia Robinson is set to play the role of Carrie Kelly, the Robin introduced in Frank Millers’ Dark Knight storyline. Carrie is described as being fearless and quirky, having talked her way into becoming the Bat‘s newest sidekick. This was the character we initially believed to be Tiffany Fox due to the type of actress the series was looking for.
Gotham Knights will follow the children of Batman’s foes teaming up with his adopted son following the death of the caped crusader and the children being blamed for it. The series will be executively produced by Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schecter, and David Madden with Natalie Abrams serving as Co-executive producer. Danny Cannon is currently set to both direct and executively produce the pilot.