While this is a shock to exactly no one, here’s our official confirmation, Bat-fans!
Originally posted on Variety:
Fox has officially given a series order to “Gotham,” the WBTV-produced drama about a young James Gordon — the police official whom “Batman” fans know as an eventual ally to the Caped Crusader.
Ben McKenzie plays Gordon in the series, which previously had a series commitment at the network. The cast also includes Donal Logue, Jada Pinkett Smith, David Mazouz, Robin Lord Taylor, Camren Bicondova, Erin Richards, Sean Pertwee, Zabryna Guevara and Cory Michael Smith.
Executive producer Bruno Heller (“The Mentalist”) wrote the pilot, which was directed and executive-produced by Danny Cannon (the “CSI” franchise, “Nikita”). John Stephens (“Gossip Girl,” “The O.C.”) will also serve as executive producer on the series, which is based on the DC Entertainment characters.
“Gotham” is one of what will be a slew of series pickups, renewals and cancellations announcements to come in the next few days as the broadcast nets prepare for next week’s upfront presentations in…
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