Newswire: Fox is bringing back Firefly (the arsonist) for Gotham season two
Here is yet another update on Gotham‘s villains list, with the requisite joke about overcrowding the show’s rogues gallery: TVLine reports that Fox has added Michelle Veintimilla to the cast as Bridgit Pike a.k.a Firefly. Veintimilla was previously on Lifetime’s serial killer-hunting show Those Who Kill with Chloe Sevigny, and she’s also performed on Broadway.
Veintimilla’s Bridgit will be forced into a life of crime by her gang of fire-setting brothers, led by Leo Fitzpatrick (The Wire) as Joe Pike. But with a little help from Selina Kyle (Camren Bicondova), Bridgit will eventually go into the arson business for herself, which won’t sit well with her crook brothers. Following a deadly encounter with her family, Bridgit will rise from the ashes like a phoenix—er, Firefly—and naturally take her anger out on the Batman-less city.
Firefly went through a couple of …