DC Comics fans won’t have to wait too long for a new Bruce Wayne to appear on TV after Fox’s Batman prequel Gotham ends this spring.
EW has confirmed that Iain Glen — who plays Jorah Mormont on HBO’s Game of Thrones — will recur as the Gotham billionaire in season 2 of Titans. Whereas Gotham is currently focused on a younger, pre-cape and cowl version of the character played by David Mazouz, the DC Universe drama’s take on him will be much older and a seasoned crime fighter.
Batman/Bruce Wayne’s shadow loomed pretty large over Titans season 1, which followed Robin/Dick Grayson (Brenton Thwaites) as he tried to emancipate himself from his mentor’s dark influence. In fact, the season 1 finale featured Robin confronting the Dark Knight in what turned out to be a dream sequence. Based on the official character description, it seems as though Bruce and Dick are trying to work through their issues:
“After decades of fighting crime as Batman, billionaire Bruce Wayne is just as driven to protect Gotham from evil as he was in his prime. Needing to reconcile his relationship with Dick Grayson, the duo hope to forge a new dynamic as Bruce tries to help his former sidekick and the Titans achieve success,” reads the description.
Titans season 2 will premiere this fall on DC Universe.