Gotham the show which focuses on the Batman villains in their younger days, will air on Channel 5 in the UK. Actor Ben McKenzie is the leading actor playing Gotham city’s Detective James Gordon. He starts out as a young detective and will eventually become the commissioner. The first episode begins with the murder of Thomas and Martha Wayne, Bruce’s parents.
Villains to be featured on the show include Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith), kingpin Carmine Falcone (John Doman), Catwoman (Camren Bicondova), Riddler (Cory Michael Smith) and The Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor). The show will premiere in the US on FOX on the 22nd of September 2014. It will be broadcast on channel 5 in the UK soon after.