Fox Picks Up Series Order for Gotham Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 05.05.2014
We'll see the Batman prequel next season...
The comic book TV show genre has officially added another entry to its roster for the upcoming season. Variety reports that Fox has officially ordered Gotham to series. The drama will follow a young James Gordan (aka Commissioner Gordan) as a police officer in the days before the Dark Knight ruled over Gotham City.
Ben McKenzie will play Gordon in the series with Donal Logue, Jada Pinkett Smith, David Mazouz, Robin Lord Taylor, Camren Bicondova, Erin Richards, Sean Pertwee, Zabryna Guevara and Cory Michael Smith also starring. The show will explore the origins of some of Batman's most well-known villains including Selina Kyle (Bicondova) as a teenage orphan, street thief and skilled pickpocket before she becomes Catwoman and Smith as Edward Nygma, who will become the Riddler.
The series is the first of what is sure to be a host of series orders in the next week as the network upfronts kick off on Monday.