From Batman News:
Read the Full Story
There’s a lot of Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Part of the movie takes place in Gotham, you have the Dark Knight himself, and Alfred has a small role as well. Everyone seems to be there except for Commission Gordon, and Badass Digest claims they know why. According to the new rumor, Gordon is already dead when Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice begins, and all that’s mentioned is a memorial plaque in his name. That would explain why there weren’t any Gordon casting rumors during production, which just wrapped last week.