'Gotham' fans didn't think the series would be returning, but Fox have promised a fifth and final season of the show.
Despite rumours that suggested 'Gotham' would not be renewed by Fox if they successfully negotiated a return for their series 'Lethal Weapon' - which they did - the broadcaster have indeed gone ahead and ordered a fifth and final season of the DC Comics-based show. Focusing on Bruce Wayne's (David Mazouz) ultimate transformation into the Dark Knight himself, the season will consist of just 13 episodes, bringing the total to 100 and allowing the show to reach syndication.
'Gotham' will return for a 13-episode fifth season
To-date, the series has told the origin stories of some of the most recognisable characters from the world of DC. Mazouz's Bruce Wayne has been joined by the likes of Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle, Ben McKenzie as Jim Gordon, Donal Logue as Harvey Bullock, Robin Lord Taylor as The Penguin, Cory Michael Smith as The Riddler, and Sean Pertwee as Alfred Pennyworth.
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The actor thinks that Harvey discovering the truth behind Jim's secrecy will bring the pair together.
'Gotham' isn't a show everybody thought would work when it was first announced. Billed as an origins story for the city and its roster of intriguing heroes, villains, and everything in-between, the DC Comics-based series would bring all new backgrounds to some of the most recognisable characters in the world. Now, almost four full seasons down the line, and those working on 'Gotham' have proven that they had exactly the right ideas to make the show a success.
Ben McKenzie, Robin Lord Taylor, and Donal Logue in 'Gotham'
In recent episodes, we've seen leading characters Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie) and Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue) face some of the trickiest times in their working relationship and friendship. Gordon has been keeping his cards close to his chest, leading to mistrust between the duo and a rocky road for the pair to travel. Now though, with Harvey realising exactly why his friend had been keeping quiet, the path is clear for their friendship to be rebuilt once more.
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The DC Comics-based series will be returning for a fourth outing.
For three seasons to-date, 'Gotham' has entertained audiences on FOX in the US, serving as the perfect prequel series to the DC Comics superhero Batman. Now nearing the end of that third season, the FOX network have announced that they've recommissioned the show for a fourth season, expected to hit the small screen this year.
Ben McKenzie stars as Jim Gordon in 'Gotham'
Following series lead Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie) as he joins the police force in Gotham City, we see him go through some incredibly challenging times as he tries to play by the rule book, but is often forced to bend those very rules if he's to achieve what he needs to, to keep the City on track.
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The actor got in the Director's Chair in the latest season of 'Gotham'.
'Gotham' has for almost three full seasons now brought the origin stories of some of DC Comics most memorable heroes, villains and everything in-between to the small screen, offering a glimpse into the lives of some characters that would never have been given the same sort of attention in the past.
Ben McKenzie stars alongside Donal Logue in the series
Ben McKenzie has headed up the series in his role of Officer James Gordon; a character familiar to former fans of the universe in that he's the police officer who often works closely with the Caped Crusader himself, Batman.
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Ben McKenzie seen on set for the filming of 'Gotham' tv show on the Streets of NY City, New York, United States - Tuesday 23rd August 2016
The Pee-wee Herman star also played Penguin’s father in 'Batman Returns'.
Paul Reubens has been cast as Penguin’s father in an upcoming episode of ‘Gotham’s’ second season. The 63 year old, who is best known for his character Pee-wee Herman, will have a recurring role in the new season, which began airing last month on Fox.
Paul Reubens has been cast as Penguin’s father in ‘Gotham’.
The news was revealed during the show’s New York Comic Con panel on Sunday afternoon, by actor Robin Lord Taylor who plays Penguin (a.k.a. Oswald Cobblepot on the series). An excited Taylor told the audience, “So we’re all familiar with Oswald’s mother, the fabulous, fabulous Carol Kane.”
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Richard Haig is a remarkably intelligent, charming, ageing poetry professor, whose life away from the classroom at Cambridge is one of constant hedonism and an unquenchable lust for women. He thinks nothing of sleeping with his attractive grad student Kate and even shamelessly makes a move on her hardlined older sister Olivia, much to her displeasure. Richard is forced to confront the consequences of his over-indulgent behaviour when Kate announces she's pregnant with his child. While fatherhood has never appealed to him much, he is ready to settle down, get married and experience family life, but when Kate falls in love with somebody else, it becomes clear that he's still got a long way to go before he can be considered a responsible person. Kate allows their son to stay with Richard, but only under the supervision of Olivia, who's about to teach Richard more about life and romance than he's ever taught about poetry.
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Milo Ventimiglia , Ben McKenzie - Wizard World Comic Con at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont - Day 3 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Comic Con - Rosemont, Illinois, United States - Sunday 23rd August 2015
Fox has renewed 'Empire', 'Gotham' and 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' for further seasons.
Fox has ordered a second season of Empire after airing just two episodes. Comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine and superhero drama Gotham have also been renewed. Fox announced the renewals on Saturday (17th January) at the Television Critics Association press tour in California.
Terrence Howard stars in Empire.
In the first deal of its kind, Netflix has secured the rights to 'Gotham' - a show yet to air its first season on Fox.
Streaming service Netflix has pulled off a major coup by landing the rights to 'Gotham' - the Batman prequel series yet to air its first season on Fox. In a deal between Netflix and Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution, the streaming service will get exclusive on demand rights for the highly anticipated series, from fall 2015.
'Gotham' starring Ben McKenzie [L] is headed to Netflix
"Gotham is the most anticipated new series of the fall season and we are thrilled to offer it to our members around the world," said Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos in a statement. "The Batman origin story is sure to have massive global appeal so it is fitting that, along with Warner Television, we have created a new model for distributing a show that international and domestic audiences will love."
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Prequel series is set to air in September and will provide backstories for villains as well as heroes
Channel 5 has acquired the right to broadcast the forthcoming drama series ‘Gotham’ in the UK.Billed as a prequel to story of Batman, the series will begin screening in the US on September 22nd, although no definite date has been confirmed for transmission in the UK as yet.
Ben McKenzie plays James Gordon in 'Gotham', which will be shown on Channel 5 in the UK
Katie Keenan, Channel 5’s Head of Acquisitions, said “’Gotham’ is a thrilling drama built on iconic characters that fascinate. Channel 5 is delighted to become the home of such a powerful, bold and visually stunning show.”
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Meet the villains of Fox's new Batman spin-off, Gotham.
A new trailer has been released to tease the nearing premiere of Fox's Batman spin-off television series, Gotham. The brief, 30 second clip rapidly introduces the show's villains Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor), Catwoman (Camren Bicondova), and Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett-Smith).
'Gotham' Will Premiere On Fox This Fall.
"Looking into the eyes of a criminal we have to ask: how will the little girl, a low-level thug, a business woman become the most dangerous villains around? Simple answer-they all got their start in this city," narrates Ben McKenzie as James Gordon, adding "And it's up to us to stop them.
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