According to DEADLINE.COM, Danny Cannon will direct and executive produce the pilot for Fox’s Batman-based drama GOTHAM, from Warner Bros. TV and THE MENTALIST creator Bruno Heller. Per the site, "[GOTHAM] has a series commitment and is expected to go to series as the project is a priority for the network, and the pilot has a series penalty behind it."
GOTHAM will focus the young GCPD dectective Jim Gordon
In GOTHAM, Jim Gordon is still a detective with the Gotham City Police Department and has yet to meet The Batman, who will not be part of the series. Click on the link provided upbove for the full story.