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Drama, Action

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Benjamin McKenzie, Erin Richards, Donal Logue, David Mazouz, Jada Pinkett Smith, Camren Bicondova, Robin Lord Taylor, Zabryna Guevara, Sean Pertwee

'Gotham' Will Also Feature Harvey Dent and Hugo Strange

July 23, 2014 01:07:50

Two more characters with connection to Batman will appear on "". In a new interview with IGN, executive producer and showrunner Bruno Heller revealed that Harvey Dent and Hugo Strange would be soon featured on the show.

"Hugo Strange is going to pop up because we're going to start dealing with how Arkham was created and why Arkham was created in the way that it was so, yeah, absolutely," he dished on the storyline. "It's a Season One thing because in our telling of it the way Arkham was created and the why and how is one of the causes of the particular criminal climate in Gotham that allowed Batman to happen."

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'Batman Won't Appear on 'Gotham', Showrunner Insists

July 21, 2014 02:07:47

Despite existing in the same world and including young Bruce Wayne as one of the characters, "" will never feature Batman. Making this statement was none other than series creator Bruno Heller himself who stressed that the focus on the show was not superheroes.

"If there is a superhero in the show, it is Gotham," he said at the TCA summer press tour. "That's a larger than life character that's a central part of the show. To me, heroes are more interesting than superheroes because the difference is superheroes do the impossible and drama is really about the physically possible. This is about people and people trying to overcome real problems versus trying to learn how to fly."

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New 'Gotham' Trailer: The Villains Welcome Gordon Home

July 16, 2014 02:07:42

FOX has released a fresh trailer for its highly-anticipated new series "", highlighting the background story how Detective James Gordon becomes deeply involved with upholding justice in the city. The future Commissioner Gordon is seen arriving at a crime scene while the villains like Oswald Cobblepott/Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor), Selina Kyle/Catwoman (Camren Bicondova) and Fish Mooney () are watching.

"This is my city. I've come back because I care what's happening to it," he says in voiceover. "Sometimes I feel like I'm the only one who cares. This town is at a tipping point: crime, corruption, ooze on every corner. Someone needs to take a stand against it all - and that is where we come in." Toward the end of the video, Gordon unfolds a newspaper headline about himself with a handwritten message on it which reads, "Welcome Home."

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'Gotham' Adds Kyle Massey and Carol Kane

July 04, 2014 03:07:28

"" has tapped two more actors to join its cast ensemble. Kyle Massey and Carol Kane are the latest additions to the highly-anticipated Batman prequel series, being cast in guest-starring roles.

Massey, who is best known for playing Cory Baxter on Disney Channel's "That's So Raven" and its spin-off "Cory in the House", will portray Macky, a neglected/abused kid who lives on the streets of Gotham.

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New 'Gotham' Promo Highlights the Villains

June 19, 2014 10:06:21

FOX has released a new promo for "" that introduces the villains. Thus, Camren Bicondova's Selina Kyle/future Catwoman, Robin Lord Taylor's Oswald Cobblepot a.k.a. The Penguin and 's Fish Mooney get the highlight in the video.

's James Gordon narrates the snippet. "How will the little girl, a low-level thug, a business woman become the most dangerous villains around? Simple answer-they all got their start in this city," he says, before the scene switches to a shot of himself and his mentor Detective Harvey Bullock, played by Donal Logue.

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FOX's Batman Prequel 'Gotham' Gets Series Order and First Official Trailer

May 06, 2014 09:05:09

FOX has officially given a greenlight to Batman prequel series "". The network announced the series pick-up on Monday, May 5 and unleashed the first trailer for the new show during the premiere of limited series "".

The video shows the murder of young Bruce Wayne's parents "that will change everything." Introducing 's Detective James Gordon, his mentor Detective Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue) and the young Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz), it also includes a glimpse of characters who will be the future Catwoman, Penguin, Poison Ivy and Ridler. 's Fish Mooney is also featured in the snippet.

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FOX's 'Gotham' Casts Its Future Riddler

April 02, 2014 11:04:02

"" has found its Riddler. The Batman prequel series has cast Cory Michael Smith in the role of Edward Nygma a.k.a. the future Riddler. He will guest star in the pilot with an option to expand into a recurring or regular role.

On the FOX upcoming series, Nygma is described as a brilliant but socially awkward forensic scientist who's working for Gotham PD with a penchant for speaking in rather cryptic language. Inquisitive, eccentric and outgoing, he is desperate to be liked.

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New 'Gotham' Photos Reveal Young Bruce Wayne and Catwoman

March 22, 2014 10:03:57

More "" citizens are revealed in photos from the set of the upcoming FOX series. Seen for the first time in the photos are young Bruce Wayne a.k.a. Batman portrayed by David Mazouz and young Selina Kyle/the future Catwoman played by Camren Bicondova.

Both stars pose together in one image, and Mazouz is also pictured with and Brette Taylor, who play Bruce's parents, when filming their scenes in New York. Additionally, Gotham has released an official photo of Bicondova as Catwoman.

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'Gotham' Releases First Official Look at Donal Logue's Harvey Bullock

March 21, 2014 11:03:56

"" has debuted its first official image, giving a look at Donal Logue as Gotham City Police Detective Harvey Bullock. He looks pensive, staring down and wearing a white shirt, a loosened tie and a black leather jacket. The cityscape is featured in the background.

Logue was initially rumored being offered the lead role of James Gordon on the Batman prequel series, but he quickly denied it before eventually landing the role of Bullock. The character is described as a "rough-around-the-edges" detective who "plays loose with police procedure, but get results." He is also the mentor of Det. Gordon ().

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'Gotham' Set Photos Reveal Ben McKenzie as James Gordon

March 18, 2014 03:03:41

How will look like as Detective James Gordon has been unveiled as some pictures from the set of "" have landed online. During the production in Manhattan, New York City on Monday, March 17, the actor was filming a chase sequence for the Batman prequel series.

The 35-year-old, who previously starred on NBC's police procedural series "", was spotted rocking a blue suit on top of a matching shirt. He was running across a rooftop and hopping over a wall and was later seen drawing his gun.

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Batman Prequel 'Gotham' Finds Its Young Bruce Wayne and Catwoman

March 05, 2014 09:03:11

FOX's "" has found its Batman and Catwoman. The Batman prequel series cast "" alum David Mazouz in a series regular role as the young Bruce Wayne who will eventually become the Caped Crusader a.k.a. Batman. The 12-year-old actor was reportedly WBTV's early choice for the role.

Young Bruce is described as serious and soulful. The preteen character is sentenced to a solitary life after the tragic murder of his wealthy parents, and has since relied on the guidance and protection of Alfred Pennyworth (Sean Pertwee) and James Gordon ().

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Jada Pinkett Smith Lands Vilainous Role on FOX's Batman Prequel

February 20, 2014 08:02:51

has joined the cast ensemble of FOX's much talked-about show "". The wife of actor is cast as Fish Mooney, which is an original character on the Batman prequel series.

Fish is described as "a sadistic gangster boss and nightclub owner." She's "got the street smarts and almost extra-sensory abilities to read people like an open book. Imposing and hotheaded, she's not one to be crossed." She's also the boss of a young psycho named Oswald Cobblepot, who eventually becomes The Penguin.

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FOX's Batman Prequel 'Gotham' Finds Its Penguin, Alfred and More

February 12, 2014 08:02:48

"" cast line-up is expanding. The Batman prequel series has tapped more actors in key roles, including notable villain The Penguin and Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred Pennyworth, after casting as the central character, Detective James Gordon.

Robin Lord Taylor ("", "") joins the cast as Oswald Cobblepot a.k.a. The Penguin. Described as having "the brains of a chess grandmaster and the morals of a jackal," he "is a low-level psychopath for gangster Fish Mooney who hides his sadistic lust for power behind an exquisitely polite demeanor."

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Ben McKenzie Cast as James Gordon in FOX's 'Gotham'

February 09, 2014 09:02:22

has nabbed the lead role in FOX's "". The "" star is to play Detective James Gordon, who would later be the city's commissioner, in the Batman prequel pilot.

Written by "" scribe Bruno Heller, the pilot explores the origin story of the Gotham City's most renowned residents such as young Batman, The Joker, Catwoman, The Riddler and Penguin. "This is not one of the things where you bought a franchise and then none of characters people know," FOX's entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly previously told reporters. "We will follow Bruce Wayne right up until the point where he gets interesting."

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Donal Logue Denies He's Offered 'Gotham' Lead Role

January 15, 2014 02:01:26

A name recently surfaced as the potential lead actor on FOX's "", but the rumor is quickly shut down by the actor himself. Donal Logue has taken to Twitter to set things straight soon after Latino Review reported that the Lee Toric of "" had been offered the role of James Gordon on the Batman prequel series.

"Not true! I wish-would be awesome (but who could top ?)," he tweeted. He additionally noted that the new show might be looking for a younger actor to play Gordon, writing, "From what I heard, Gotham catches Gordon in his late 20's."

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FOX's Batman Prequel Series to Feature Young Bruce Wayne

January 14, 2014 11:01:22

Juicy details of FOX's upcoming series were unveiled during the network's Television Critics Association press tour panel in Pasadena. At the event, FOX Entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly built up anticipation for "" by dishing on the appearances of more characters from the comic books.

While the show will explore the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon, it will not be solely about him. Instead, fans can expect the presence of Bruce Wayne as Reilly confirmed, "We will arc a young Bruce Wayne from a child" of about 12 until "the final episode of the series when he puts on the cape," much like "" did with Superman.

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FOX Nabs Batman Prequel Series About Commissioner James Gordon

September 25, 2013 10:09:26

FOX is developing its own comic-adapted TV series. As ABC launches "" and The CW is prepping an "" spin-off about The Flash, FOX nabs a Batman prequel TV project from Warner Bros. TV and "" creator Bruno Heller with a series commitment.

Dubbed "", the show will explore the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon and the villains that made the fictitious American city famous. In the story, Gordon who was portrayed by in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, is still a detective with the Gotham City Police Department and has yet to meet Batman, who won't be part of the show.

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