Fox announced yesterday that Batman prequel Gotham has been picked up for a full first season of 22 episodes. From the network’s statement, via Give Me My Remote: “Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon have created an incredibly rich world, with characters that draw you in and a cast that brings to life these heroes and villains in a way we’ve never seen before.” Are you looking forward to more of Gotham?
In this featurette, DC Comics Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns, writer/EP Bruno Heller, and stars John Doman, Ben McKenzie, and Jada Pinkett Smith discuss the underworld of Gotham and the structure of organized crime there. The next episode, “Arkham,” airs tonight on FOX at 8/7c.
Scarlett Johansson is set to star in a limited series adaptation of Edith Wharton’s The Custom of the Country from Sony Pictures TV. I’m intrigued.
Bosch has added Sarah Clarke and Christina Ferraro.
Makenzie Leigh has been cast in both Gotham and Mozart in the Jungle.
Yvonne Strahovski has joined the cast of Astronaut Wives Club, from her former Chuck boss Josh Schwartz.
Christian Carmago will guest star on Elementary as Watson’s ex.
Gotham has cast Nicholas D’Agosto as Harvey Dent/the future Two-Face.
Turn has cast Ksenia Solo as Peggy Shippen, the future wife of Benedict Arnold.
The second episode of Gotham, entitled “Selina Kyle,” airs tonight on Fox. Are you planning to tune in? Here are a few clips from the hour.
A Temporary Setback:
Go for Their Eyes:
Gotham premieres tonight on Fox at 8/7c, but you can see almost ten minutes of the pilot episode in these clips released by the network. What do you think? Are you planning to watch tonight?
So, Talk to Me:
Keep Him Warm:
Tell Mooney I’m Here:
There Will Be Light, Bruce:
Do the Right Things for Once:
I know I’ve been posting a lot of Gotham promos, but they’re all so darn intriguing and attractive. This one, “There Will Be Light,” is no exception. The show premieres on Fox on September 22nd.
I think I’ve said this before, but I keep being struck by how much each Gotham video makes me want to watch the show, even though I’ve never been into Batman. So, well done, marketing department! Gotham premieres on September 22nd.
Not a City for Nice Guys:
Ready for a huge look at Fox’s upcoming Gotham? Check out this four-part preview special called “The Legend Reborn” for over twenty minutes of content, including interviews with star Ben McKenzie, creator Bruno Heller, and director Danny Cannon, as well as footage from the series. Gotham premieres on September 22nd.
Fox’s new Batman prequel Gotham had a panel at TCA this weekend, and here are a few write-ups that shed some new light on the show:
‘Gotham’: 4 new-ish things about Fox’s Batman prequel
GOTHAM at TCA: Live-Blog
‘Gotham’ Boss Bruno Heller: ‘Batman Won’t Appear’
Gotham Producer and Cast on Their Noir Approach
And we’ve also got another three trailers for the show!
“One Detective Will Become a Legend:”
“The Origin Stories Begin:”
“One Crime Will Unite Two Partners:”