Gotham producers have revealed actress Peyton List will be cast as Poison Ivy/Ivy Pepper in the ongoing evolution of the Batman villainess character in the series. “In the continuing evolution of Poison Ivy’s origin story, Ivy Pepper has been transformed once again taking another step toward becoming the Ivy we know from the comics,” reads a statement from the Gotham producers. “Dangerous. A live wire of crazy energy. She’ll set her sights on Gotham, intent on making the city her own green paradise.”
Peyton List has previously appeared as Lisa Snart, sister of Captain Cold( Wentworth Miller) in the CW Flash series. Her previous work includes, Mad Man, Frequency and Blood & Oil.
The role of Poison Ivy was played by child actor Clare Forley before the series decide to cast a more mature Poison Ivy in Maggie Geha. Clare Forley’s Ivy was seen chased into a toxic sewage that turn her into more mature Geha’s Poison Ivy in season 3. Her character was last seen stealing a mystical potion in Season 4 episode 2. Peyton List’s Poison Ivy could appear in late season 4 or next season.
Gotham stars Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon, Donal Logue as Harvey Bullock, David Mazouz as Bruce Wayne, Sean Pertwee as Alfred, Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma/Riddler, Jessica Lucas as Tabitha Galavan, Chris Chalk as Lucius Fox, Drew Powell as Solomon Gundy/Butch Gilzean, Maggie Geha as Poison Ivy, Alexander Siddig as Ras al Ghul, Anthony Carrigan as Victor Zsasz, Morena Baccarin as Leslie Thompkins and Crystal Reed as Sofia Falcone.
Gotham returns Thursday 8 pm EST on Fox Network.