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Gotham casts Benedict Samuel as Mad Hatter

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When Gotham‘s second season ended with a literal busload of monsters being released on the city, fans knew they could expect a new face or two when the show returned for a third season. And now, it seems the Mad Hatter is joining the fun.

EW has confirmed that The Walking Dead’s Benedict Samuel will recur as the Mad Hatter. Or perhaps we should be calling him by his real name, Jervis Tetch, who’s described as “a talented hypnotist teetering on the edge of madness. He arrives in Gotham with an unwavering desire to find his sister, Alice, a young woman who went missing in the city years ago. It is anyone’s guess just how far down the rabbit hole he’s willing to go in order to find her.”

Samuel is the just the latest addition to the cast, which has recently added an adult Poion Ivy, Mario Falcone, and Valerie Vale.

Gotham returns Monday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.