Those cases and arrests perpetuating Gotham City, when the Bat-searchlight’s is off, are going prime-time.
Fox, according to TVLine, is bringing a police drama that branches off the Dark Knight franchise. “Gotham” will center around crime solving by Commissioner James Gordon.
The last spinoff from the Batman canon gone live action was the barely a full season and one-shot less-wonderful “Birds of Prey” on the former WB network.
Bruno Heller is staking his time as executive producer and scribe for “Gotham”. Heller’s recent law enforcement-driven creation has been CBS’s highlight “The Mentalist” starring Simon Baker.
With Commissioner Gordon contributing more than a laurel based stasis while Batman fights the more dangerous codename felons during “Batman Begins”, “The Dark Knight” and “The Dark Knight Rises” thanks to Gary Oldman’s gruffly energetic portrayal, the Commissioners alliance with the Caped Crusader has a prominent participation that is currently seen as part of the Gotham environs.
The character Commissioner Gordon has been the persona catalyst for many spotlight stories dimming Batman out of the focal point since Gordon’s shared comics debut with Batman in 1939. One pivotal booster towards outlining Gordon’s characterization arrived within Batman: Year One. The retelling on Batman’s initial novitiate forays in the cape and cowl also took a gritty story arc on a Lt. Detective’s move to Gotham with his wife and the difficulties settling in to day-by-day within an utterly corrupt GCPD.
“Gotham” will be a series basing on the origin of Commissioner Gordon.