Off the heels of Marvel’s own TV debut of Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D., Deadline reported that DC is coming out with its own TV Series! According to Deadline, FOX has landed the deal to create Gotham City.
EXCLUSIVE: In one of the biggest drama deals this season, after a bidding war, Fox has landed Gotham, from Warner Bros. TV and The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller, with a series commitment. For Gotham, Warner Bros TV is mining one of DC Comics‘ most popular character universes, Batman.
Gotham City will be an Origin Drama that circles around the beginnings of Commissioner Gordon and the villains that made Gotham city famous. Created by Bob Kane himself together with Bill Finger, Commissioner Gordon was first featured in 1939 in the very first Batman comic book and has become a popular, and one of the most beloved characters of the series.