Benedict Samuel, best known for playing Owen, the leader of the villainous gang the Wolves on Season 6 of The Walking Dead, has been cast as the Mad Hatter on Fox's Gotham, the network announced Monday.

The Australian actor will be a series regular as Jervis Tetch, aka the Mad Hatter, on Season 3 of the young Batman series.

The Mad Hatter is a longtime foe of Batman's, having first appeared in issue #49 of the Batman comic series in 1949. On Gotham, he's a "talented hypnotist teetering on the edge of madness" who comes to the city in search of his missing sister Alice. (Get it?)

Who do you think is a more formidable villain, the Alpha Wolf or the Mad Hatter?

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