Gotham Season 2 casts Mr Freeze, everybody chill

House Of Cards star will play Gotham’s Mr Freeze

Gotham‘s second season has been self-titled Rise Of The Villains, so it’s not too much of a surprise that they’re finally adding Dr Victor Fries, better known as tragic sub-zero bad guy Mr Freeze.

Nathan Darrow as Meechum in House Of Cards
Nathan Darrow as Meechum in House Of Cards

TV Line reports that Nathan Darrow, best known for playing the Underwoods’ bodyguard Meechum on Netflix’s House Of Cards, will be playing the ice cold villain, and he will be recurring.

Here’s the show’s description of the character: “Though ferociously smart and eminently capable in his work as one of Gotham’s preeminent cryogenics engineers, Victor struggles to make meaningful connections with others. The one exception is his wife, Nora (casting TBA), who has tragically fallen ill with a terminal disease. Victor’s love for Nora knows no bounds, so as her condition worsens, he goes to extreme measures to figure out a way to freeze her before she dies. This harrowing journey leads to his transformation into the legendary DC villain, Mr. Freeze.”

Gotham Season 2 is currently airing FOX in the US and will air on Channel 5 in the UK. Keep up with the latest genre news with the new issue of SciFiNow.