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We also see the future Catwoman, Selina Kyle (Camren Bicondova) watching over Bruce as James Gordon (Ben McKenzie) promises to find the man who killed Bruce's parents. While Gordon is determined to clean up the streets of his hometown, he receives a number of stern warnings from his partner Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue). Check out this latest tease, which also features Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin (Robin Taylor), Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith), Ivy Pepper/Poison Ivy (Clare Foley ll) and Edward Nygma/The Riddler (Cory Michael Smith), before Gotham debuts Monday, September 22 at 8 Pm Et on Fox.
Before there was Batman, there was Gotham. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, »
Recently, Fox dropped this new, UK extended spoiler trailer clip (below) for their upcoming Batman action TV show, "Gotham", and it looks quite action-filled, dramatic, and very interesting, showing more Origin action of some of the most popular heroes and villains of all time. Catwoman, Poison Ivy, a young Bruce Wayne, Penguin, and more are spotted on the scene. Although Penguin doesn't like his nickname. Check it out,below. The show stars: Ben McKenzie (“Southland,” “The O.C.”), Donal Logue (“Sons of Anarchy,” “Terriers,” “Vikings,” “Copper”) ,and Jada Pinkett Smith (“The Matrix” films, “HawthoRNe”) The show will follow one cop’s rise through a dangerously corrupt city teetering on the edge of evil and chronicles the birth of one of the most popular super heroes of our time. Executive producer Bruno Heller (“The Mentalist”) wrote the pilot, which was directed and executive-produced by Emmy Award nominee Danny Cannon (the “CSI” franchise, »
While Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice is promising fans an older, more world-weary Bruce Wayne, Fox’s upcoming prequel show Gotham is going in the opposite direction with a pilot episode that kicks off with a pre-teen Bruce losing his parents to a mugger in an alley. Ostensibly the show is not really about Bruce Wayne, however; instead, it follows the early career of newly-minted Detective Jim Gordon as he struggles to maintain his moral code in a city that’s in love with its own corruption.
That’s not to say, of course, that Gotham isn’t also going to feature a whole host of mini-heroes and mini-villains – they’re just too cute to resist. While Jim tackles mob bosses like Fish Mooney and Salvatore Maroni, he’ll also cross paths with the likes of a young Poison Ivy, ...
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- H. Shaw-Williams
Here's your best look yet at Fox's "Gotham." An extended trailer for the upcoming "Batman" prequel series (apparently targeted for the U.K. audience) has dropped, and after an introduction by star Ben McKenzie (James Gordon) and a prologue that depicts the murder of young Bruce Wayne's parents, we're treated to snippets of future Batman villains Penguin, Catwoman, Riddler and Poison Ivy in action. Check out the new spot below, then let us know whether you'll be watching "Gotham" by voting in the poll further down the page. "Gotham" premieres Monday, Sept. 22 on Fox. »
- Chris Eggertsen
The series will also introduce Batman villains, including the Riddler, the Penguin, Catwoman and Poison Ivy.
Producers have also vowed to introduce the Joker, Mr Freeze, Hugo Strange and Harvey Dent.
Gotham premieres on September 22 on Fox in the Us. Channel 5 will air the show this autumn. »
A new extended trailer for Fox's fall drama “Gotham” makes it perfectly clear that “Batman” fans can look forward to meeting their favorite villains before they were famous for being bad. The Penguin, Catwoman, Poison Ivy and The Riddler all make appearances in the preview (above) that hit the web on Wednesday. Also read: ‘Gotham’ Creator on Why Batman Would Spell the End of the Show While a young Bruce Wayne will also be prominently featured in the wake of his parents’ murder, the series follows Detective James Gordon (Ben McKenzie) trying to clean up the streets of the fictional city without a. »
- Greg Gilman
You can pre-order this film on Amazon.com
Yeah, I said it. I'm obviously a lifelong Batman fan, especially in the realm of animation. I'm very critical of the Dc Universe films..they're very hit and miss for me. This film is without a doubt my favorite of the Dc Universe films to date. Assault on Arkham has it all..violence, sex, humor and dark twisted enjoyment for all. This one is what 'The Losers' should have been. Its like the Expendables with Dc Comics villains. Top all that off with tons of villain cameos and Kevin Conroy reprising Batman, the role that he owns, and you have an absolute winner.
This review will contain some, but not all, Spoilers! I'm not going to give you the plot points, but don't read if you don't want a few things revealed, I don't wanna have to call you a waaaaahmbulance.
- Matt MacNabb
It suffered a 63% box office drop in its second week of cinematic release. It was nominated for eleven Golden Raspberry Awards, winning one. It has been singled out as a source of massive regret for much of its cast. It effectively ended two A-list film careers, signaled the decline of Hollywood’s most celebrated guilty pleasure strongman, and doomed its helmsman to a pantheon of lingering disgrace. It torpedoed a multimillion dollar franchise, wiped out two green-lit blockbusters and put one of pop culture’s biggest names into the dark for eight years. It is often cited as one of the worst movies ever made, and was crowned number one by Empire. Years later, its director would be compelled to actually apologize for it. When you collect your wits at last and begin to look at the mess with something approaching rationalization, you will be hard pressed to find a »
- Scott Patterson
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It has long been argued, and rightfully so, that the Batman has the strongest rogues gallery in the biz. From the psychotic mirror image of the Joker, to his fractured former ally Two-Face. From the intellectual prowess of the Riddler to the shocking brutality of Killer Croc. From the demure sass of Catwoman to the psychosexual lust of Poison Ivy. And on and on the list goes.
Still, even with such an impressive and engaging list of villains, not a single one of them has ever beaten the Batman as handily and ruthlessly as Bane; never before, and never since.
It all begins, unsurprisingly, with a plot to bring down the Batman. What is surprising though is the scope and strategy that Bane puts into taking down the Bat. Bane doesn’t engage the Dark Knight directly when he arrives in Gotham, »
- Mike Worby
We are incorporating two elements here in the Caped Crusader’s universe: applying the Batman 60′s ABC-tv show (1966-1968/3 seasons) with the Batman film franchise (1989 and beyond). The link that we are looking for to connect Batman’s cheesy television past and its current and future filming state of mind is the conception of repackaging the Dynamic Duo’s cartoonish villains from the small screen and giving them new life on the big screen in the millennium. Let’s examine this line of reasoning, shall we?
As any Batman enthusiast (or casual observer) knows about the campy TV series back in the late 60′s is that the main off-kilter charm was the colorful and wacky regular guest star villains that populated the program many times through the three-year broadcast on the network. Household hooligans such as Catwoman, the Joker, the Penguin and the Riddler would return and become the routine »
- Frank Ochieng
Fans are eagerly anticipating the fall premiere of Fox’s Gotham – a series promising to explore a pre-Batman Gotham through the eyes of a young, inexperienced Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie). Yet it’s an anticipation mixed with apprehension as many are unsure of how well a series pitting Gordon against Gotham’s most infamous criminals will pan out.
The comparisons to Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy are inevitable, and already the series might be trying too hard to fill the void left by excluding Gotham’s brooding protector. The marketing has made no secret of the series’ plan to introduce a bevy of Batman’s infamous rogues, with Catwoman, The Penquin, The Riddler, Poison Ivy, and most recently the mobster Sal Maroni set to appear. Seemingly, Gotham is approaching the popular mythos from the angle that the city’s most ...
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- Sarah Moran
Almost every single character in Fox's upcoming Batman prequel series Gotham has origins in the DC Comics, such as James Gordon (Ben McKenzie), Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue), Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin (Robin Taylor), Selina Kyle/Catwoman (Camren Bicondova), Edward Nygma/The Riddler (Cory Michael Smith) and Ivy Pepper/Poison Ivy (Clare Foley ll).
However, the main villain is a character specifically created for the show, Jada Pinkett Smith's Fish Mooney, who is showcased in the latest trailer with new footage. Watch as Gordon is dragged to a meeting with the notorious gangster, where she showcases her violent temper along with a hint at how Oswald Cobblepot's Penguin nickname got started. The pilot episode debuts Monday, September 22 at 8 Pm Et on Fox.
Before there was Batman, there was Gotham. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. »
Fox has released a new Gotham TV spot online. The upcoming Fox series will function as a prequel featuring a young James Gordon (Ben McKenzie) trying to clean up the city that Batman will ultimately protect. The series will also provide young versions of The Penguin, The Riddler, Poison Ivy, Catwoman, and more. I'm curious to see how the series handles being a police procedural (the bread-and-butter of any network television lineup) while also cashing in on its comic book origins. This TV spot leans towards a regular police procedural since a show about an honest cop in a corrupt city could be for any TV series; being based on Batman has nothing to do with it. Hit the jump to check out the Gotham TV spot, and click here for our coverage of the Comic-Con panel. The show also stars David Mazouz, Donal Logue, Barbara Kean, Jada Pinkett Smith, »
- Matt Goldberg
Gotham is the shinning jewel in Fox’s new fall television series. The show takes place in the city that Batman will one day seek to defend. The show will not feature the DC hero though with the action taking place whilst Bruce Wayne is just a boy. Set in the aftermath of his parent’s brutal murder the story will follow a younger incarnation of future commissioner Jim Gordon, played by Southland and The Oc star Ben McKenzie.
It isn’t just Gordon and Wayne that are having the time turned back on them though as famous villains Penguin, The Riddler, Poison Ivy and Catwoman will also feature in much younger guises. Given it’s comic book origins the show has obviously garnered a lot of interest but up until now we Brits were unsure of how we would see the show.
Today see’s that question answered as terrestrial UK channel, »
- Kat Smith
Channel 5 has acquired the rights to Fox's high-profile comic-book series, Gotham...
Here's a coup for Channel 5, albeit a pricy one. The UK channel has secured the broadcast rights to Fox's forthcoming Batman prequel series, Gotham.
The rumoured-to-be expensive deal may explain Channel 5's choice to drop Once Upon A Time and Justified, neither of which proved to be the ratings draw the channel was looking for, and since-reversed decision to drop The Walking Dead. With a costly new Us drama on its books, it could be that the budget didn't stretch to sticking with the older shows.
Starring Ben McKenzie, Sean Pertwee, Jada Pinkett-Smith and a clutch of promising new(ish)comers, Gotham tells the story of Det. Jim Gordon's early career, when the city's rogues gallery was packed with classic Batman villains - The Riddler, The Penguin, Catwoman, Poison Ivy - in their embryonic forms.
Early reviews of Gotham »
Sneak Peek new images of young 'Ivy Pepper', aka 'Poison Ivy' (Clare Foley) from the upcoming live-action 'Batman' prequel TV series "Gotham", created by Bruno Heller, based on characters published by DC Comics.
The character has been depicted as one of the world's most prominent eco-terrorists, obsessed with plants, botany, and environmentalism. She uses toxins from plants and mind controlling pheromones for her criminal activities, which are usually aimed at protecting the natural environment.
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- Michael Stevens
Dexter star David Zayas has signed on for a recurring role in the upcoming Fox series Gotham as ruthless mob boss Sal Maroni. It hasn't been confirmed how many episodes the actor will be appearing in.
In the DC Comics, Salvatore Maroni was one of Batman's first enemies, who took control of the city's unions and drug trade. He is best known as the man responsible for the disfigurement of District Attorney Harvey Dent, and his transformation into the villainous Two-Face. However, the show is set several years before these story lines unfold.
In Gotham, Maroni is second in the criminal underworld behind Carmine Falcone (John Doman), with Season 1 putting Maroni on a "crash course" with his bitter rival Falcone as they battle for control of Gotham's underworld. Sal Maroni was most notably played by Eric Roberts in director Christopher Nolan's 2008 feature The Dark Knight.
Created by Bruno Heller, »
...specifically 'Detective James Gordon' and young 'Bruce Wayne'.
As originally conceived the series follows Gordon's early days on the 'Gotham City Police' force.
Origin stories of Batman villains will include 'Catwoman'...
...'Riddler', 'Two-Face', 'Joker', 'Penguin' and 'Poison Ivy'.
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- Michael Stevens
Gotham executive producer Danny Cannon, who also directed the pilot episode, said back in June that he would like to bring beloved Batman villain Mr. Freeze into the proceedings. Now, Cannon has confirmed that Freeze will appear on the show, and gave a bit of insight into how he’ll be brought into the fold.
At San Diego Comic-Con this past weekend, Cannon spoke with Digital Spy and said that Freeze will get an origin story on the show, but it will be re-imagined a bit in order to fit Gotham‘s more realistic, grounded approach. Cannon hopes to explain the science behind someone like Mr. Freeze, and says his past work on CSI gave him some ideas on how to do that properly:
“Without giving too much away – because I’m not allowed to – the great thing about working on a ‘CSI’ procedural show for so long was we »
- James Garcia
"...about the villains in this show...they need to be very credible and relatable and the science behind them needs to be real," said Cannon, "so I had a couple of stories that I'd held onto - real, true stories - and one of them just related to 'Mr Freeze'. I know a real way to create an origin story."
Mr. Freeze has been a favorite comic book character to adapt for live-action, having been played by George Sanders, Otto Preminger and Eli Wallach in the 1966 "Batman" TV series, and by Arnold Schwarzenegger in the feature "Batmanb & Robin" (1997).
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- Michael Stevens
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