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[05/05/14 - 02:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 5 - FOX Orders Batman Prequel "Gotham" to Series
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

Looking to keep track of all the various projects in development? Click here to visit our signature "Devwatch" section. There visitors can view our listings by network, genre, studio and even development stage (ordered to pilot, cast-contingent, script, etc.). It's updated every day!

Here is the latest project being picked up to series by the aforementioned network for the 2014-15 season (via press release):

GOTHAM is based upon characters published by DC Entertainment and is produced by Warner Bros. Television. Executive producer Bruno Heller ("The Mentalist") wrote the pilot, which was directed and executive-produced by Emmy Award nominee Danny Cannon (the "CSI" franchise, "Nikita"). John Stephens will also serve as executive producer on the series.

GOTHAM is an origin story of the great DC Comics Super-Villains and vigilantes, revealing an entirely new chapter that has never been told.

Key Cast Members:
· Ben McKenzie as "Detective James Gordon"
· Donal Logue as "Harvey Bullock"
· Jada Pinkett Smith as "Fish Mooney"
· David Mazouz as "Bruce Wayne"
· Robin Lord Taylor as "Oswald Cobblepot"
· Camren Bicondova as "Selina Kyle"
· Erin Richards as "Barbara Kean"
· Sean Pertwee as "Alfred Pennyworth"
· Zabryna Guevara as "Captain Essen"
· Cory Michael Smith as "Edward Nygma" (guest star)






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· DEVELOPMENT UPDATE (TFC)
· GOTHAM (FOX)





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