Mar 11 2016
The Gotham co-stars announced last night that they had welcomed a bundle of joy with a mouthful of a name:
“Morena and Ben are so happy to welcome baby girl Frances Laiz Setta Schenkkan on March 2,” reps confirmed to USA Today. “All are happy and healthy and appreciate the well-wishes.”
It’s the first child for McKenzie and the second for Baccarin, who has a son from her marriage to Austin Chick.Interestingly, the characters played by McKenzie and Baccarin on Fox’s Batman prequel are also expecting a child. Shortly after Baccarin announced her pregnancy back in September, she assured fans that the similarities between her character’s situation and her real-life relationship with McKenzie were “totally coincidental.”
They were already planning on doing that with (our) characters when I got pregnant. When I told them they were like, ‘Okay, great!’ and I was like, ‘What?’ It worked out perfectly,” Baccarin said in a recent interview.
In addition to Gotham, Baccarin also battled supervillains in the recent box office smash Deadpool, and she’s reportedly already signed on for a sequel.Our congrats go out to the happy couple! Sounds like little Frances will grow up surrounded by quite the cast of characters.