Valerie Vale has a nose for news — of the very bad/gonna get you killed kind — when she arrives on Fox’s Gotham this fall.
As Season 3 opens (on Monday, Sept. 19), the titular metropolis “is a bit in chaos” in the wake of the Indian Hill test subjects’ great escape, says Once Upon a Time alum Jamie Chung, who plays the Gazette’s new hire. “You find Valerie in the midst of it all asking the tough questions, trying to get to the core of the story.”
Coming from a family of lawmen, Valerie has lots of of courage and little hesitation dogging the GCPD. “I think the question is whose skin she doesn’t get under,” Chung laughs. “She’ll gives the cops a lead, but continues to show up — and that makes it difficult for them to do their job.”
A certain detective-turned-bounty hunter, meanwhile, appears to have a quite different reaction to the Gotham newcomer. As Chung reveals, “Valerie quickly realizes the kind of danger one can experience when ‘dating’ Jim Gordon….”