Cory Michael Smith Joins Fox’s Batman Series ‘Gotham’ As The Riddler

By | Tuesday April 1, 2014 @ 1:00pm PDT

Cory Michael Smith Gotham RiddlerCory Michael Smith has joined the cast of Gotham as Edward Nygma, the DC Comics character destined to become future supervillain The Riddler. In the prequel drama from Fox and WBTV, Nygma is … Read More »

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‘Gotham’ Character Photos Revealed

By | Wednesday March 26, 2014 @ 4:47pm PDT

gotham-ben-mckenzieFox and WB TV have unveiled the first official peeks at the primary cast of Batman prequel series Gotham, starring Southland‘s Ben McKenzie as young detective James Gordon, Donal Logue as Gordon’s partner and mentor Harvey Bullock, Sean Pertwee … Read More »

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First Image From Fox’s Batman Drama ‘Gotham’: Donal Logue As Harvey Bullock

By | Thursday March 20, 2014 @ 10:00am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Gotham Fox Donal Logue Harvey BullockHere is a first look at a member of the Batman DC universe from Fox‘s Batman prequel series Gotham. Warner Bros TV has released this image of Donal Logue as Gotham City … Read More »

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‘Touch’ Star David Mazouz To Play Bruce Wayne In Fox Batman Drama ‘Gotham’

By | Tuesday March 4, 2014 @ 10:00am PST
Nellie Andreeva

David MazouzTwelve-year-old David Mazouz, who played the young lead opposite Kiefer Sutherland in Touch, is taking on a lead role in another Fox drama series, the Batman prequel Gotham. He will play the iconic comic book … Read More »

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Jada Pinkett Smith To Play Villain In Fox’s Batman Drama ‘Gotham’

By | Wednesday February 19, 2014 @ 8:00am PST
Nellie Andreeva

jadaThe Matrix’s Jada Pinkett Smith will co-star opposite Ben McKenzie and Donal Logue in Fox‘s Batman prequel drama Gotham, which has a series commitment. Based on … Read More »

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Donal Logue Set For Fox’s Batman Drama ‘Gotham’

By | Wednesday February 12, 2014 @ 9:30am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Donal Logue BatmanAfter weeks of speculation, the worst-kept Gotham casting secret is finally out, with Donal Logue closing a deal to co-star opposite Ben McKenzie in Fox‘s Batman prequel drama, which has a series commitment. Based … Read More »

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Fox’s Batman Drama ‘Gotham’ Casts Four Roles Including The Penguin & Alfred

By | Tuesday February 11, 2014 @ 10:00am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Robin Lord TaylorZabryna GuevaraRobin Lord Taylor, Zabryna Guevara (Burn Notice), Sean Pertwee (Camelot) and Erin Richards (Breaking In) have been cast opposite Ben McKenzie in Fox‘s Batman prequel drama series Gotham. Based on DC characters from the Batman universe, Gotham explores the origin stories of Commissioner James Sean Pertwee Erin RichardsGordon (McKenzie) as an idealistic rookie detective in Gotham City; Bruce Wayne following the death of his parents; and the villains that made Gotham City famous.

Taylor will play one of those villains, Oswald Cobblepot, aka The Penguin. With the brains of a chess grandmaster and the morals of a jackal, Cobblepot is a low-level psychopath for gangster Fish Mooney who hides his sadistic lust for power behind an exquisitely polite demeanor. Guevara, repped by the Kohner agency and Jennifer Wiley Stockton, will play Captain Essen, Gordon’s boss at the GCPD Homicide Squad, who balances the worlds of police and politics with a Machiavellian skill that’s as much corporate litigator as cop. Pertwee, repped by NB Management, Hamilton Hodell and attorney Dale De La Torre, will play a younger version of Bruce Wayne’s trusted valet Alfred Pennyworth. A tough-as-nails ex-marine from East London, Alfred has loyally served the Waynes and now, in the wake of their tragic deaths, he’s fiercely protective of the young Bruce. Read More »

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Ben McKenzie To Star As Detective James Gordon In Fox’s Batman Series ‘Gotham’

By | Saturday February 8, 2014 @ 2:30pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

mckenziebenFox‘s Batman-themed drama Gotham has cast its lead, Detective James Gordon. Southland alum Ben McKenzie has been tapped for the role in the project, which has a series commitment. Based on … Read More »

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TCA: Fox’s ‘Gotham’ Series Will Feature All Classic Batman Characters, Including Bruce Wayne

By | Monday January 13, 2014 @ 11:43am PST
Nellie Andreeva

GothamIn the original announcement, Fox‘s drama Gotham was described as the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon and the villains who made Gotham City famous. Fox chairman Kevin Reilly today announced that the series will include all of the … Read More »

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Danny Cannon To Direct & Executive Produce Fox’s ‘Gotham’ Pilot

By | Tuesday January 7, 2014 @ 6:06pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

gordonEXCLUSIVE: Danny Cannon has been tapped to direct and executive produce the pilot for Fox’s high-profile comic book drama Gotham, from Warner Bros. TV and The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller. The project, which landed at Fox in September after a bidding war, mines DC Comics’ popular Batman character universe and explores the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon and the villains who made Gotham City famous. It has a series commitment and is expected to go to series as the project is a priority for the network, and the pilot has a series penalty behind it.

Related: ‘Backstrom’ Gets 13-Episode Series Order At Fox

In Gotham, Gordon is still a detective with the Gotham City Police Department and has yet to meet Batman, who will not be part of the series. Created by Bill Finger and Bob Kane, Commissioner Gordon has appeared in comic books as well as Batman films and series, including in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy, where he was played by Gary Oldman. Read More »

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Fox Nabs Gotham City Origin Drama About Commissioner Gordon From Bruno Heller & Warner Bros. TV With Series Commitment

By | Tuesday September 24, 2013 @ 6:17pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Fox Batman TV Series Commissioner GordonEXCLUSIVE: In one of the biggest drama deals this season, after a bidding war, Fox has landed Gotham, from Warner Bros. TV and The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller, with a series commitment. For Gotham, Warner Bros TV is mining one of DC Comics‘ most popular character universes, Batman. It explores the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon and the villains who made Gotham City famous. In Gotham, Gordon is still a detective with the Gotham City Police Department and has yet to meet Batman, who will not be part of the series. The Gordon character was introduced in 1939 in the very first Batman comic. Created by Bill Finger and Bob Kane, Commissioner Gordon has appeared in comic books as well as Batman films and series, including in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy, where he was played by Gary Oldman. Along with the Superman franchise, the Batman universe is probably the most prized DC property. Read More »

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Upfront 2012: What Pilots Are Still Alive

By | Thursday May 17, 2012 @ 6:58am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Cuba Gooding Jr GuiltyThe broadcast networks left an uncharacteristically small number of pilots in midseason contention this year. The strongest among them is the Fox drama Guilty starring Cuba Gooding Jr, who tested very high. The network picked up Read More »

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PILOTS: Brian Cox Joins ‘Gotham’, Nelson Franklin To Star In Mandy Moore Project, Anson Mount To Guest In ‘Penoza’

By | Monday March 19, 2012 @ 3:44pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Brian Cox is set to co-star in the ABC drama pilot Gotham. The 20th TV-produced project centers on Detective Annie Travers (Megan Ketch) who, while investigating the “impossible murder” of a nightclub owner, is stunned to learn that … Read More »

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Newcomer Megan Ketch Gets Female Lead In ABC Drama Pilot ‘Gotham’

By | Monday March 5, 2012 @ 3:00pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Gotham Megan KetchA big break for young actress Megan Ketch. Ketch, who graduated from New York University’s graduate acting program last year, has landed the female lead in the ABC drama pilot Gotham. The 20th TV-produced project centers on Detective … Read More »

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Pilots ‘Gotham’ & ‘Rebounding’ Add Actors

By | Tuesday February 28, 2012 @ 3:00am PST
Nellie Andreeva

British TV and stage actor Barry Sloane (Pleasureland) has landed the male lead in the ABC/20th TV drama pilot Gotham. Written by Michael Green and directed by Francis Lawrence, the project centers on Annie Travers, a female cop who, after … Read More »

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