Exclusive - TV Set - SouthlandGotham has found its Detective James Gordon.

Fox and Warner Bros. TV have tapped Ben McKenzie to star in Gotham casting the Southlandalum as a young version of DC Comics’ famed Commissioner Gordon.

Fox topper Kevin Reilly announced at the net’s winter TCA session that Gotham will feature the origin story of Gordon along with Gotham City’s notable villains. A young Bruce Wayne will also be featured, the show follows Wayne from his pre-teen years to the moment when it puts on the Batman cape for the first time.

Bruno Heller penned the pilot script forGotham which has a series commitment at Fox. He will executively  produce with Danny Cannon, who also helmed the pilot.

McKenzie is no stranger to the Fox family, as he landed his breakout role on the net’s sudsy drama The O.C.McKenzie also has experience working in the Batman universe, having voiced Bruce Wayne/Batman in 2011 animated picture  Batman: Year One.

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