UPDATE: As soon as we posted this, DC released a full 2 minute version of the trailer with even MORE Penguin. Check it out!

Today it was was announced that Fox would be picking up their Batman-prequel series, GOTHAM. They’ve ordered a season of it and the first trailer premiered tonight during 24: Live Another Day. It lets us see our favorite future police commissioner, Jim Gordon, and the plethora of young villains running wild in the city. They include the Penguin, Catwoman, Riddler, and Poison Ivy. If anything looks watchable from DC, this might be what grabs my attention.

Watch the 45 second teaser below and we’ll update you with all the Gotham details we can find.



[alert variation=”alert-success”]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 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.[/alert]


Source: Entertainment Weekly

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