Based upon characters published by DC Comics, "Gotham" is a drama exploring the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon and the villains that made Gotham famous.
McKenzie himself took to Twitter to add his own thoughts:
All I can promise is I will do my best not to screw this up. Can't wait to get to work.
— Ben McKenzie (@ben_mckenzie) February 8, 2014
Bruno Heller ("The Mentalist," "Rome") wrote the pilot script and will serve as executive producer. Danny Cannon ("CSI," "Nikita") will direct and executive produce the pilot.
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