Here Are The First Images Of J.K Simmons As Commissioner Gordon

​Make Gotham great again?

After the cinematic train wrecks that were Batman v Superman and Suicide SquadWarner Bros and DC Comics are hoping to avoid a hattrick of duds by drafting in Oscar winner J.K Simmons to play the role of Commissioner Jim Gordon in the upcoming Justice League film.

To celebrate Batman day (that's a thing), director Zack Snyder shared the first image of the new Commissioner looking out for Batman, who will continue to be played by Ben Affleck.

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Ben Affleck's Batman and J.K Simmons' Gordon will join a big name cast that also includes Henry Cavill's Superman, Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman, Jason Momoa's Aquaman, Ezra Miller's Flash and Ray Fisher's Cyborg.

Snyder's last film, Batman v Superman was a ratings flop (27% on Rotten Tomatoes), but still managed to rake in £595 million worldwide.

Hopefully Justice League, which is out 17 November 2017, will manage to actually be watchable.