Captain Marvel Fighter Jets Take the Marvel/DC Rivalry to New Heights

There was a new development in the unending rivalry between Marvel and DC fans this week, and it happened during Jimmy Kimmel’s recent interview with Gotham star Ben McKenzie, who plays Jim Gordon on the show.

At about the 6:05 mark in the Jimmy Kimmel Live! interview, a noise can be heard in the background, which Kimmel explains is the sound of fighter jets flying past for the nearby Captain Marvel premiere. McKenzie responds by laughing and clapping in a good-natured way.

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“Marvel just screwed DC in a huge way,” Kimmel joked. And McKenzie responded, “Now they’re just messing with us. They’re showing off at this point.”

The interview itself is one that Gotham fans will want to watch, as McKenzie discussed the possible fate of Bruce Wayne, Jim Gordon and more as the series comes to a close.

Gotham is in its fifth and final season and new episodes air on Fox Thursdays at 8 p.m./7 p.m. central. It stars Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, David Mazouz, Robin Lord Taylor, Carmen Bicondova, Erin Richards and Sean Pertwee.

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Captain Marvel is directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck from a script they wrote with Liz Flahive, Carly Mensch, Meg LeFauve, Nicole Perlman and Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Captain Marvel stars Brie Larson as Carol Danvers, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Jude Law as Mar-Vell, Clark Gregg as Phil Coulson, Lee Pace as Ronan the Accuser, Djimon Hounsou as Korath the Pursuer, Gemma Chan as Minn-Erva, Ben Mendelsohn as Talos and Lashana Lynch as Maria Rambeau. The film opens Friday nationwide.

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