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First trailer for 'Batman' TV spin-off revealed - watch

'Gotham' stars Ben McKenzie as a young Jim Gordon

First trailer for 'Batman' TV spin-off revealed - watch

The first trailer for Batman spin-off Gotham has been revealed. Scroll down to watch now.

The TV series tells the story of a young Jim Gordon as he begins work as a policeman in the corrupt US city, home to a young Bruce Wayne as well as Penguin, Catwoman, Riddler and Poison Ivy.

Commisioner Gordon is played for former The OC and Southland actor Ben Mckenzie with Jada Pinkett Smith and Sean Pertwee also set to appear.

Gotham will premiere on Fox in the US this autumn, with a UK air date yet to be confirmed. The series is being steered by The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller.

Commissioner James Gordon made his comic book debut in 1939 and was played in the classic 1960s Batman TV series by Neil Hamilton before Pat Hingle took on the role in three Batman films from 1989 to 1995. Gordon was played in Christopher Nolan's recent The Dark Knight trilogy by Gary Oldman.


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