Mexican-American actor Raul Castillo will be the first actor to portray Batman’s most mysterious face-eating villain Eduardo Flamingo, on FOX’s Gotham. The TV series based on the infamous DC comic picked up Castillo to join it’s already strong, Latina cast consisting of Zabryna Guevara, Morena Baccarin and Victoria Cartagena. Castillo will make his official debut in episode nine of Season 2.
Eduardo Flamingo was omitted from showing face (or eating them, rather) in all the major, live-action film adaptations of Batman. Castillo will be the first actor to portray the master assassin, who has the tendency to consume the faces of his victims after they die. The “evil Zorro” persona is a dramatic switch-up from his previous role on HBO’s Looking, which was recently cancelled.
Gotham, I’m coming for you. Stoked, to say the least. So proud to be joining the @gothamonfox cast. Link to the article in my bio. A special shoutout to Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely who created the character that is EDUARDO FLAMINGO. #eduardoflamingo #dccomics #gotham #grantmorrison #frankquitely #variety #varietylatino