Gotham Gotham

Gotham has come alive!

Hours after ordering the project to series, Fox released the first trailer for the new Batman prequel on Monday. Gotham stars Benjamin McKenzie as the Caped Crusader's eventual ally James Gordon, a detective with the Gotham City Police Department who battles the villains who made the city famous.

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Written by The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller, who will executive-produce with Nikita's Danny Cannon and John Stephens, the drama also stars Jada Pinkett Smith as mobster Fish Mooney, Donal Logue as Gordon's mentor Det. Harvey Bullock, Sean Pertwee as Alfred Pennyworth, Robin Lord Taylor as the Penguin and David Mazouz as a young Bruce Wayne, who we see lose his family in the trailer below:

Will you watch Gotham?