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Netflix Lands Fox’s ‘Gotham’ After First Season Worldwide

54 minutes ago | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Warner Bros. Worldwide TV Distribution will deliver the upcoming Fox drama series “Gotham” exclusively to Netflix worldwide after its first season, the companies announced Tuesday.

The pact is unusual not only because the series has yet to air an episode but because WB is granting Netflix multi-territory rights as opposed to the typical country-by-country dealmaking.

“In this era of new business models and expanding windows, this is an unprecedented deal for our company and our industry,” said Jeffrey R. Schlesinger, president, Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution, in a statement.

Netflix proved its willing to take risks for what it perceives to be top-shelf content, as evidenced by the streaming service’s deal just last week with Sony Pictures Television for rights to the NBC drama “Blacklist,” which emerged as a hit during its first season.

Netflix ponied up a reported $2 million per episode to Sony for “Blacklist,” a sum sources »

- Andrew Wallenstein

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Check Out This Pulpy Poster For The Flash, Plus New Gotham Images

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We’re now only three weeks away from the premiere of Gotham on Fox, and a little over a month away from the debut of The Flash on the CW. That means that the marketing for the new DC Comics shows is about to go into full swing, and we even have some new images to prove it.

Today, The CW released a pulpy new poster for The Flash that features a great look at Grant Gustin in costume as the scarlet speedster, with some tried-and-true half-tone stylings for the inner comic book geek in all of us.

On the Fox side of things, we have some new promotional images courtesy of SpoilerTV. Most of them are shots we’ve seen before, featuring Ben McKenzie and Donal Logue as young Detective Jim Gordon and his partner Harvey Bullock, respectively, as well as a glimpse at Robin Lord Taylor’s Oswald »

- James Garcia

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New Stills from Fox's Gotham

8 hours ago | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Fox has released a cache of stills from the pilot of their upcoming drama Gotham. I’ve seen the pilot already, and it is really, really promising. It follows Detective Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie) on his first case in Gotham City, which just happens to be a murder that will reverberate through Gotham for decades to come. He's a skilled cop, but Det. Gordon is going to have to learn to balance his principles with his will to survive amidst Gotham City's corruption. The stills feature Detectives Jim Gordon and Harvey Bullock, Alfred, Bruce Wayne, Fish Mooney, and Oswald Cobblepot. Luckily, Gotham premieres on Monday, September 22, so you guys can all jump on the train soon enough.

The series follows one cop, destined for greatness, as he navigates a dangerously corrupt city teetering between good and evil, and chronicles the rise of the great DC Comics Super-Villains and vigilantes. The entirely new, »

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Images from the pilot episode of Gotham

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With three weeks to go until the series premiere, Fox has debuted a batch of images from the pilot episode of Gotham, which we have for you below courtesy of Spoiler TV. Check them out…

 

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. But what is known of Gordon’s story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? What did it take to navigate the multiple layers of corruption that secretly ruled Gotham City, the spawning ground of the world’s most iconic villains? And what circumstances created them – the larger-than-life personas who would become Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face and The Joker.

Gotham is set to premiere on Fox on Monday, September 22nd, with Ben McKenzie (The O.C.) starring as Detective Jim Gordon alongside Sean Pertwee (Dog Soldiers) as Alfred Pennyworth, »

- Gary Collinson

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Promo Pics From The Gotham Pilot; Title For The Flash 1.06 Revealed

16 hours ago | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

The series follows one cop, destined for greatness, as he navigates a dangerously corrupt city teetering between good and evil, and chronicles the rise of the great DC Comics Super-Villains and vigilantes. The entirely new, untold chapter comes from executive producer/writer Bruno Heller (“The Mentalist,” “Rome”) and stars Ben McKenzie (“Southland,” “The O.C.”), Donal Logue (“Vikings,” “Sons of Anarchy”) and Jada Pinkett Smith (“Hawthorne,” “Collateral”). Gotham kicks off Monday, September 22. The Flash will be with us October 7th. »

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What The O.C.'s Seth Cohen did for geekdom

31 August 2014 7:22 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Seth Cohen's character in The O.C. was much more than just a nerd punch-line, Wil argues, he paved the way for comic-book movie success...

We all have touchstones in adolescent life that end up shaping who we become. I’m sure we all share a few of them. Maybe it’s Holden Caulfield. Maybe it’s Kurt Cobain. Maybe it’s The Smiths or Fight Club or Ghost World. All of those had an effect on me, but I’m not ashamed to say that the one who had the biggest effect was Seth Cohen, a character in the early 2000s Fox teen soap opera The O.C.

Seth Cohen was awesome. He was awkward and read Chuck Klosterman and drew superheroes and wore the coolest t-shirts. He brought comic books, twee indie rock and snarky internet knowingness to a show few would associate with geekiness, and blasted all those things into the mainstream. »

- louisamellor

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Adam Brody Talks Wife Leighton Meester, Kissing Rachel Bilson on "The O.C."

29 August 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Adam Brody just got candid about his personal life with his fans.In a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" this week, the 34-year-old actor was asked about married life with his new wife, Leighton Meester."She's swell!" he replied to one fan. "I do some stuff but she definitely does the heavy lifting (figuratively)," he said, adding, "Literally, I do the heavy lifting."As for how many kids he wants to have with the "Gossip Girl" alum, Adam joked, "I say twelve. And I decide." The former "O.C." star also revealed if he misses the hit Fox series. "I miss the original 90210, actually," he quipped."I think ultimately it was a comforting show for people, and I hope it did more of that than reinforce any negative stereotypes or whatnot," he said of his character, Seth Cohen.The 34-year-old hunk also was asked if he still stays in contacts with former costars Rachel Bilson, »

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Adam Brody Talks Married Life With Leighton Meester, Reveals What It Was Like Kissing O.C. Costar Rachel Bilson

29 August 2014 9:31 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Adam Brody is opening up about married life with Leighton Meester! In a Reddit Ask Me Anything this week, the 34-year-old actor was asked about his 28-year-old wife. "She's swell!" Brody replied to one fan. Another user asked him what life at home is like. "I do some stuff but she definitely does the heavy lifting(figuratively)," he said, adding, "Literally, I do the heavy lifting." As for how many kids he wants to have with Meester, he joked, "I say twelve. And I decide." Meanwhile, fans of the Oc asked Brody if he still stays in contacts with former costars Rachel Bilson, Benjamin McKenzie or Mischa Barton. "I'm in constant psychic communication with »

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First look at Carol Kane as The Penguin’s mother in Gotham

29 August 2014 2:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With less than a month to go before its premiere, we should expect to hear plenty about Fox’s upcoming DC show Gotham over the next few weeks, and thanks to Cbm we now have our first look at Carol Kane (Annie Hall) as Gertrud Kapelput, the mother of Oswald Cobblepot, better known as The Penguin. Take a look…

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. But what is known of Gordon’s story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? What did it take to navigate the multiple layers of corruption that secretly ruled Gotham City, the spawning ground of the world’s most iconic villains? And what circumstances created them – the larger-than-life personas who would become Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face and The Joker.

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- Gary Collinson

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Gotham: First Look At Carol Kane As 'Gertrud Kapelput'

28 August 2014 7:47 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

So our Penguin in training obviously changes his name at some point. Could Gotham borrow some elements from Gregg Hurwitz's Penguin: Pain and Prejudice when it comes to this character? Kane's Gertrud Kapelput is described as a "proud and faded beauty with delusions of grandeur." The series follows one cop, destined for greatness, as he navigates a dangerously corrupt city teetering between good and evil, and chronicles the rise of the great DC Comics Super-Villains and vigilantes. The entirely new, untold chapter comes from executive producer/writer Bruno Heller (“The Mentalist,” “Rome”) and stars Ben McKenzie (“Southland,” “The O.C.”), Donal Logue (“Vikings,” “Sons of Anarchy”) and Jada Pinkett Smith (“Hawthorne,” “Collateral”). Gotham kicks off Monday, September 22. »

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There Will Be Light in new Gotham TV spot

27 August 2014 4:22 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its premiere next month, Fox has unleashed a new TV spot for the upcoming Batman prequel series Gotham entitled ‘There Will Be Light’; watch it after the official show description…

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. But what is known of Gordon’s story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? What did it take to navigate the multiple layers of corruption that secretly ruled Gotham City, the spawning ground of the world’s most iconic villains? And what circumstances created them – the larger-than-life personas who would become Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face and The Joker.

Gotham is set to premiere on Fox on Monday, September 22nd, with Ben McKenzie (The O.C.) starring as Detective Jim Gordon alongside Sean Pertwee (Dog Soldiers) as Alfred Pennyworth, »

- Gary Collinson

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“Gotham’s” Ben McKenzie & Donal Logue Respond to Critics

26 August 2014 10:05 PM, PDT | IMDb Blog - All the Latest | See recent IMDb Blog - All the Latest news »

Last week, reporters attending the Television Critics Association’s Summer Press Tour enjoyed a private screening of Fox’s “Gotham”. Based on the origin stories of a young James Gordon and a younger Harvey Bullock (played by Ben McKenzie and Donal Logue), “Gotham” is one of the most highly anticipated new shows on the fall schedule.

What the actors and series executive producer Bruno Heller probably were not anticipating was the reaction of some critics, that “Gotham’s” pilot is essentially a grim cop show missing the key element that makes this particular universe special: its headliner, Batman.

For the record, this writer disagrees with that assessment. Sure, the pilot isn’t perfect, but I found it to be true to the Batman universe and would confidently recommend it to fans of the Dark Knight. A full review of “Gotham” will post closer to its premiere at 8pm on Monday, »

- Melanie McFarland

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33 Fall TV Shows to Look Out For

26 August 2014 12:05 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Hopefully, you've had a few minutes to play around with our Fall Entertainment Generator. But if you're looking for straight and simple lists of things to look out for by medium, we'll be breaking them out separately. Here's a look at fall television. Mondays Gotham Fox, 8 p.m. (Sept. 22) Holy prequel, Batman! Ben McKenzie stars as young Jim Gordon, navigating a city teeming with DC Comics vigilantes and villains, including Jada Pinkett Smith as Fish Mooney, a sadistic gangster boss and nightclub owner. Scorpion CBS, 9 p.m. (Sept. 22) It’s finally time for the I.T. TV hero. This procedural focuses on a Homeland Security coven of crime-fighting nerds led by Elyes Gabel (Game of Thrones). Jane the Virgin CW, 9 p.m. (Oct. 13) This one is based on a Venezuelan series: Gina Rodriguez plays a telenovela-obsessed 23-year-old virgin who gets artificially inseminated thanks to a medical mishap. It’s set »

- Vulture Editors

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'Gotham' releases 21-minute look inside the new series

25 August 2014 9:38 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Fans know that Gotham is described as a Batman prequel, but what does that really mean? Well, in a new 21-minute video, the creators and actors behind the show sat down to talk about everything a “prequel” entails, from individual villain origin stories to the pressures that come with taking on iconic roles.

Watch as Jada Pinkett Smith introduces the new character of Fish Mooney, Ben McKenzie talks about playing a young Jim Gordon, and executive producer Danny Cannon poses the question at the center of it all: “Who are the supervillains in the city and how did they become that way? »

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Watch: ‘Gotham’ Behind-the-Scenes Featurette With Ben McKenzie

23 August 2014 12:35 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Exactly one month before its premiere, Fox has released an extended “Gotham” featurette with behind-the-scenes footage from the pilot.

The 20-minute-plus preview includes on-set interviews with the cast and crew, including creator Bruno Heller, director Danny Cannon and star Ben McKenzie.

Heller talks about casting McKenzie, describing him as the perfect actor to play a young Jim Gordon. Thanks to his “natural integrity and strength, an old-fashioned set of values really shines through his performance,” Heller says.

McKenzie’s character (the city’s future police commissioner) is charged with ridding Gotham of its infamous villains, including Catwoman, The Penguin and Fish Mooney, after being assigned a case that will change his life: the murder of Bruce Wayne’s parents.

The Batman-universe prequel premieres September 22 on Fox.

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Watch: 20-Minute Gotham Featurette Delves Deep into the Upcoming Origin Story Series

23 August 2014 9:45 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be held this coming Monday, which means the 2014-15 TV season is fast approaching.  One of the new shows that many are curious about is Fox’s Gotham.  The series is essentially a Batman origin story without Batman, as it follows a young James Gordon (Ben McKenzie) as he works to clean up the city of Gotham.  The show will introduce a gallery of classic Batman villains from The Penguin to The Riddler to Poison Ivy, and we even get a very young Catwoman.  I’m curious to see how this show can sustain itself if it’s mostly made up of teases and hints and in-jokes (again, Batman will not materialize), and a new 20-minute Gotham featurette offers a behind-the-scenes look at how showrunner Bruno Heller and the cast see this story unfolding.  The constant “wink-wink” nature could get old fast, so hopefully »

- Adam Chitwood

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Gotham is ‘Not A City For Nice Guys’ in new TV spot

23 August 2014 2:32 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Yesterday we brought you a 20-minute behind-the-scenes featurette for Gotham [which you can watch here], and now we have a new TV spot for the upcoming Batman prequel series entitled ‘Not a City for Nice Guys’; take a look at the official synopsis…

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. But what is known of Gordon’s story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? What did it take to navigate the multiple layers of corruption that secretly ruled Gotham City, the spawning ground of the world’s most iconic villains? And what circumstances created them – the larger-than-life personas who would become Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face and The Joker.

Gotham is set to premiere in the States on Monday, September 22nd, with Ben McKenzie (The O.C.) starring as Detective Jim Gordon alongside »

- Gary Collinson

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Gotham: The Legend Reborn: A 19-Minute Behind the Scenes Special

22 August 2014 5:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Fox has released Gotham: The Legend Reborn, a 19-minute behind the scenes special looking at the pilot episode of the Batman prequel television series Gotham. The new show follows Ben McKenzie as James Gordon, who alongside his partner Detective Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue), are trying to take down Gotham’s organized crime. And it wouldn’t be Gotham without some baddies, including Gotham’s […]

The post Gotham: The Legend Reborn: A 19-Minute Behind the Scenes Special appeared first on /Film. »

- Peter Sciretta

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Fox Previews 'Gotham' With Four-Part Special

22 August 2014 4:14 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Fox is pulling out all the stops to promote Gotham. The network is promoting its Batman-themed drama, which explores the origin story of eventual Gotham City police commissioner James Gordon, with a four-part online special. Released Friday, the video series explores the mythology behind the DC Comics-inspired series from The Mentalist's Bruno Heller as well as the heroes — including Ben McKenzie's Gordon — and villains, including Catwoman (Camren Bicondova), Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor), Riddler, Two-Face and the Joker, among others. The nearly 20-minute series comes as the network has already released the premiere for

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Gotham: The Legend Reborn - 22 Minute Preview Special

22 August 2014 1:45 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Fox has released a a 22 minute special called Gotham: The Legend Reborn. It takes viewers behind the scenes of the Gotham pilot. You get to see the cast and crew talk about the new series, and it shows lots of great new footage in the process. 

Having seen the first episode already, I can tell you this a show you won't want to miss. I loved what I saw, I'm already hooked, and I can't wait to see more. This series is going to be a huge success. 

Gotham is an origin story of the great DC Comics super villains and vigilantes, revealing an entirely new chapter that has never been told. From executive producer/writer Bruno Heller (The Mentalist, Rome), Gotham follows 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. »

- Joey Paur

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