Commissioner Gordon has been played by a wide variety of Actors through the years in both live action and animated features set in the Batman Universe. The Commish has been played by Gary Oldman, Bryan Cranston, Pat Hingle, and Gary Cole to name a few, but none is more surprising than who has been cast as Commissioner Gordon in the upcoming Lego Batman Movie set to be released on February 10, 2017. Reports from Deadline.com is that Mariah Carrey, Thats right you heard me. Mariah Carey the singer has been cast as the one and only Commissioner Gordon.
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Unfortunately, The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Carey has been cast as the mayor of Gotham and not the Commissioner. This would not have been the first time that Commissioner Gordon would have been played by a female lead. The mantle of Commissioner has been played by Barbra Gordon (Batgirl) the Daughter of James Gordon. Would this have been an interesting change? would you have liked to see Mariah Carey play the Commish? Let us know in the comments.
As for Mariah Carey she will be joining the voice talents of Will Arnett (Batman), Michael Cera (Robin) , Rosario Dawson (Batgirl) , Zach Galifianakis (The Joker), and Ralph Fiennes (Alfred Pennyworth). The Lego Batman Movie is being directed by Chris McKay and produced by Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Roy Lee, and Dan Lin.