For months now, Fox has insisted that its new series Gotham isn't a Batman show. It's a Jim Gordon show.
However, executive producers Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon, who wrote and directed the pilot respectively, were more than happy to tell IGN that the Gotham City of the series will eventually forge Batman from the pre-teen Bruce Wayne, who is a regular character on the show. (The secret is that he'll be dark and damaged. A bold new vision!) They also discussed how they established the look and feel of the city, and a lot more about their goals.
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You may not know Danny Cannon's name, but if you have ever watched CSI:, odds are you've seen his work. Cannon has directed 25 episodes of that long-running CBS series in addition to serving as executive producer on The CW's Nikita.
Now, according to Deadline he's in line to direct the pilot episode for Fox's upcoming Gotham series, which may more may not include a young Bruce Wayne. He'll also be an executive producer.
Chris Sims: Welcome back to ComicsAlliance vs. the '90s and our exhaustive look at 1995's Judge Dredd! When we last left off, Dredd had been convicted of murder and sent off to prison, Judge Fargo had retired and been exiled to the Cursed Earth, and Rico and Griffin were plotting a takeover of Mega City One. If that sounds fun and interesting, trust us: it's not.
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