Warner Bros. TV has been releasing official images from the highly-anticipated DC Comics-based TV series, ‘Gotham,’ set to air on FOX. With production underway, the images begin to tell the story of the Batman prequel with a young Commissioner, I mean, Detective Jim Gordon, Selina Kyle (the future Catwoman), Oswald Cobblepot AKA The Penguin, Detective Harvey Bullock and last but not least, Alfred Pennyworth.
Executive Producer Bruno Heller’s upcoming series is set in Gotham City and, according to FOX’s synopsis, finds James Gordon (Ben McKenzie) two weeks into his job, engaged to his beloved fiancée, Barbara Kean (Erin Richards) – basically living his dream and hoping to restore Gotham to all its glory that it once was when he was a kid.
The eager-to-please, young detective is partnered up with Detective Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue) who is a bit “rough-around-the-edges,” but a police legend in his own right and sort of a mentor to the young rookie. Together, they “stumble upon the city’s highest-profile case ever: the murder of local billionaires Thomas and Martha Wayne. At the scene of the crime, Gordon meets the sole survivor: the Waynes’ hauntingly intense 12-year-old son, Bruce (David Mazouz), toward whom the young detective feels an inexplicable kinship. Moved by the boy’s profound loss, Gordon vows to catch the killer.
The synopsis is definitely getting the fans excited to see what happens to Bruce as well as the city itself, the villains that come out of the woodwork, and see Gordon turn into the Commissioner that we all know and love.
A synopsis isn’t complete without a Facebook and Tumblr page which is where you can find all the newly released images. We are still waiting on David Mazouz as young Bruce as well as Jada Pinkett Smith who signed on to play villainous gangster Fish Mooney.
Detective Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue – Sons of Anarchy, Vikings, Copper)
Selina Kyle/the future Catwoman (acting newcomer Camren Bicondova)
Alfred Pennyworth (Sean Pertwee – Elementary, Camelot)
Oswald Cobblepot/aka The Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor – The Walking Dead, Another Earth, Accepted)
Detective James Gordon (Ben McKenzie – The O.C., Southland)