Small Screen BATMAN Prequel Series GOTHAM Ordered To Series By Fox

The pilot - which we were lucky enough to see plenty of set photos from - has obviously gone down well with Fox, as they have confirmed today that Gotham has been picked up for a first season. That series focuses on a young Jim Gordan and Bruce Wayne after the murder of his parents.

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By Josh Wilding - 5/5/2014

It's official! As expected, a full season of Gotham has been picked up by Fox. Why isn't this news a surprise? Well, the network would have had to pay a hefty penalty had it not been ordered to series, but despite that, they obviously wouldn't have moved ahead with something they're not happy with which should give us all a reason to look forward to Gotham debuting this Fall. Ben McKenzie will front the series as Detective James Gordon, and he'll be joined by Donal Logue as Detective Harvey Bullock, Jada Pinkett Smith as crime boss Fish Mooney, David Mazouz as Young Bruce Wayne, Sean Pertwee as Wayne family servent Alfred Pennyworth, Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot (a.k.a. The Penguin), Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle (a.k.a. Catwoman), Erin Richards as Gordon’s fiancée Barbara Kean, Zabryna Guevara as Gotham PD Captain Essen and guest star Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma (a.k.a. The Riddler). Are you guys excited? 
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Pasto - 5/5/2014, 2:31 PM
So it got a series order?

Pasto - 5/5/2014, 2:31 PM
Let the ass-rape begin!
DEVLIN712 - 5/5/2014, 2:32 PM
That was quick, The Flash is far further along than this and there's still no word
DEVLIN712 - 5/5/2014, 2:37 PM
I'm looking forward to this series, I think we should at least wait until we see some footage before we call it shit
Moohika - 5/5/2014, 2:41 PM
I'll actually wait until I see if it's any good. Then I will call it as I see it.
MrCBM - 5/5/2014, 2:41 PM
Fox gonna Fox ;p
DrunkenNukem - 5/5/2014, 2:41 PM
Who is Jim Gordan?
Starfox - 5/5/2014, 2:42 PM
Its happening.

Let the Batman Begin!
DrunkenNukem - 5/5/2014, 2:42 PM
No hopes for this show, no hopes at all.

DrDoom - 5/5/2014, 2:43 PM
Riddler is in this?
Starfox - 5/5/2014, 2:45 PM
So this is Like Smallville basically?
Pasto - 5/5/2014, 2:46 PM
If Smallville was about Lois Lane.
TheAbaryMan369 - 5/5/2014, 2:47 PM
Starfox - 5/5/2014, 2:47 PM

Pasto - 5/5/2014, 2:48 PM
"It doesn't even matter if the series is "good" or not. Its another unnecessary Batman production that we have nothing to gain from."

SAZMD - 5/5/2014, 2:53 PM
I would have rather Fox renew Almost Human instead.
Wingding - 5/5/2014, 2:53 PM

I don't see a picture. What from Brubaber and Rucka?
thebearjew - 5/5/2014, 2:54 PM
its a prequel to NOTHING!

i wont say indefinatley that it will be sh*t bcuz i havent seen it but based on the synopsis photos n all the intel we have on it it does not look interesting
SuperCat - 5/5/2014, 2:57 PM
I'll watch it.
patrat18 - 5/5/2014, 2:57 PM
Let the games begin!
CherryBomb - 5/5/2014, 2:57 PM
Moohika - 5/5/2014, 2:59 PM
Crime Drama + Gotham setting = My viewership
sKeemAn - 5/5/2014, 2:59 PM
I'm waiting to see the pilot before I judge. It doesn't sound like the best idea, but it is a cop drama, and those do well on tv.
Comedian03 - 5/5/2014, 3:01 PM
Still not too sure what to think of this show yet.

RetroFit - 5/5/2014, 3:01 PM
I couldn't be less interested in this than I already am. I'm sure it will get fans. If Agents of SHIELD can, then anything can. But it's just not for me. Gordon just isn't Gordon without being Gordon. And this guy just isn't Gordon.
Mothchild - 5/5/2014, 3:03 PM
If it's good entertainment, I'll be happy.
Moohika - 5/5/2014, 3:04 PM
They most likely don't. I'm willing to bet they are "Batman" fans because they liked the Nolan movies and think that's what Batman is all about.
marvel72 - 5/5/2014, 3:05 PM
no batman no watch,its that simple.
MrBlackjack - 5/5/2014, 3:06 PM

I'm too sure about this, but I'll give it a shot.
Kyos - 5/5/2014, 3:07 PM
I'll give the pilot a chance, and if it's good I will watch more. Right now for me personally the whole show has nothing on the 'pro' side but Donal Logue.
McNyagano - 5/5/2014, 3:08 PM
Knowing Fox, this will get cancelled too. lol
MercwithMouth - 5/5/2014, 3:08 PM
Lol, so JadaFish gets a TV show? Hmm...another cancelled effort by Fox. I think this will do as well as Dads...although it'll probably be funnier.
126thst - 5/5/2014, 3:09 PM
Good job DC. I don't watch Arrow, but I read all the spoilers and I applaud the number of characters they use. If they include enough of the Batman universe, they won't need Batman himself for this show to be interesting.

Hail Hydra.
MercwithMouth - 5/5/2014, 3:09 PM

As much as I won't watch this show, I hope you were being sarcastic...
Nomis - 5/5/2014, 3:10 PM
Bring it on!!!!...but add the 'stach!
Zordan - 5/5/2014, 3:10 PM
Its Bats
MercwithMouth - 5/5/2014, 3:12 PM

Would you have preferred if AoS had shitty tv versions of the Avengers?
polarkyle - 5/5/2014, 3:13 PM
Air Date?
RoyRodgersMcFreely - 5/5/2014, 3:13 PM
That would be awesome if we got brubakers Gotham run. Sadly this looks to be shaping up like every other fox show. In the end we'll get smallville crossed with sons of touscon.
Badmuffin - 5/5/2014, 3:15 PM
I have expectations.
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