Gotham Season 1 Nabs Milo Ventimiglia for Recurring Role

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There's a new Ogre coming to Gotham Season 1.

Milo Ventimiglia has been tapped to play Jason Lennon AKA the Ogre. When we say a new Ogre, that's exactly what we mean, because if you intend to connect him to the villain from DC comics of the same name, stop right there as this is a completely new character.

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The Ogre is described as handsome, wealthy and seductive. He's also a serial killer who has been a preying on the women of Gotham for almost a decade, subjecting them to a battery of "tests" in his search for a perfect mate. When he inevitably discovers that nobody is perfect, Lennon kills the women swiftly and viciously. He sounds a lot like the killer on Eye Candy with his search for perfection.

Jim Gordon's determination to bring Lennon down coupled with the Ogre's obsessions send the two – and everyone around them – on a course toward tragedy. Ogre will make his first appearance in Gotham Season 1 Episode 19.

Ventimiglia, who appeared in Heroes, is also set to star in The Whispers on ABC later this year. 

If you've missed any of the action, you can watch Gotham online via TV Fanatic to catch up!

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