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"Gotham" Casting a New Poison Ivy for Season 3 with Expanded Role

FOX is reportedly recasting the role of the plant-obsessed Ivy Pepper on "Gotham." The character is set to transition into the villainous Poison Ivy for the third season, and become a series regular.

Child actress Clare Foley portrayed Pepper in the first two seasons of the show, but but will be replaced by an actress in their late teens, as the character evolves into the eco-terrorist we all know and love.

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According to TVLine, "Casting is underway for an actress in her late teens to assume the now-series regular role of the would-be eco-terrorist."

Ivy joins several fresh faces coming to "Gotham" for the third season, including reporter/classic Bruce Wayne love interest Vicki Vale, and villains the Mad Hatter, Solomon Grundy, the Tweedle Brothers and Talon, among others.

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"Gotham" returns Mondays this fall on FOX.

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