The Batman director Matt Reeves has now confirmed that Jeffrey Wright will play James Gordon in his DC film.
Reports of Wright being up for the role first surfaced in late September.
Reeves tweeted Wednesday confirmation that Wright's been cast as Batman's GCPD ally:Our original report from Sept. 23 follows.
Jonah Hill and Jeffrey Wright are in talks to join Robert Pattinson in The Batman.
Hill is rumored to play a villain that could be either Penguin or Riddler, while Wright would play Commissioner Gordon.
Commissioner Gordon has been featured in almost every Batman movie and has previously been played by the likes of J.K. Simmons in Justice League and Gary Oldman in the Dark Knight trilogy.
The Hollywood Reporter first reported on Wright's involvement.The Batman is expected to begin filming by late 2019 or early 2020, according to Variety. »