Gotham: Ordered to Series by Fox, Will Tell Origin Story of Commissioner Gordon

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Let the fervor over Ben Affleck as Batman die down.

And let the debate over the casting of Commission Gordon begin!

During the week that ABC premieres Agents of SHIELD, Fox has given the green light to Gotham, a one-hour drama from Bruno Heller (The Mentalist) that will tell the origin story of "Commissioner James Gordon and the villains that made Gotham famous.”

Gothan Photo

The show will skip the pilot process and likely be included on Fox's 2014-2015 schedule, with plenty more details still to come regarding just what we can expect.

But for now, sound off: Are you excited for Gotham?

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