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Newswire: Burt Ward is ready to answer Gotham’s Bat-Signal, if it ever goes up

If any of the casting directors for Gotham happen to be reading this in an effort to clear their heads while trying to come up with the perfectly boyish septuagenarian to fill a slot on the show’s currently airing third season, your problems are over. He’s an affable dude who’s been in the business for fifty years, and he’s very familiar with the source material. Have you heard of a guy name Burt Ward?

Ward—who played Robin on ABC’s Batman series from 1966 to 1968—gleefully revealed his willingness to step into a role for Fox’s Batman prequel series during a recent interview with “I’m an actor and I love doing everything to do with Batman,” he said. “I love doing other projects as well. I’ve done forty movies for television. You know, it’s a wonderful thing; Gotham …

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