Gotham Knights
Genre
Created by
  • James Stoteraux
  • Natalie Abrams
  • Chad Fiveash
Based onCharacters
by DC Comics
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Production
Executive producers
Production companies
DistributorWarner Bros. Television
Release
Original networkThe CW

Gotham Knights is an upcoming American superhero television series created by James Stoteraux, Natalie Abrams, and Chad Fiveash for The CW. It centers on members of the Batman family, and other DC Comics supporting characters and is set to premiere in 2023.

Premise

In the wake of Bruce Wayne's death, his rebellious adopted son forges an unlikely alliance with the children of Batman's enemies when they are all framed for the murder and attempt to clear their names.[1]

Cast

Production

Development

In December 2021, it was reported that a television series adaptation was in development at The CW. The series is currently being written by Natalie Abrams, James Stoteraux, and Chad Fiveash, all of whom also serve as executive producers with Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and David Madden through Berlanti Productions.[1] The similarly titled video game also takes place in a post-Bruce Wayne Gotham and also features the Court of Owls as antagonists,[2] but the projects are unrelated.[1] In February 2022, The CW ordered a pilot episode to evaluate.[3] In May 2022, The CW picked up Gotham Knights to series.[4] The series is scheduled to premiere in 2023.[5]

Casting

In March 2022, Oscar Morgan, Fallon Smythe, Tyler DiChiara, Olivia Rose Keegan, and Navia Robinson were cast for the pilot shortly afterward,[6][7] and Misha Collins revealed that he would portray Harvey Dent.[8] Anna Lore also joined the cast, portraying Stephanie Brown.[9] In April, Rahart Adams was cast as Brody.[10]

Filming

Filming for the pilot episode began in April 2022 throughout the streets of Toronto.[11]

Marketing

The first trailer was released on May 31, 2022, to varying online scrutiny and backlash.[12]

References

  1. ^ a b c Otterson, James (December 13, 2021). "Batwoman Team to Develop Gotham Knights Series at CW". Variety. Penske Media Corporation. Archived from the original on December 13, 2021. Retrieved December 13, 2021.
  2. ^ Good, Owen S. (August 22, 2020). "Gotham Knights is the next Batman game (without Batman)". Polygon. Archived from the original on August 22, 2020. Retrieved December 13, 2021.
  3. ^ White, Peter (February 3, 2022). "Walker: Independence, The Winchesters & Gotham Knights Land Pilot Orders At The CW". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on February 3, 2022. Retrieved February 3, 2022.
  4. ^ Petski, Denise (May 12, 2022). "'Gotham Knights', 'Walker: Independence' & 'The Winchesters' Picked Up To Series By the CW". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on May 13, 2022. Retrieved May 12, 2022.
  5. ^ Cordero, Rosy (May 31, 2022). "'Gotham Knights': First Trailer For CW Series Sets Up Batman's Murder". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on June 1, 2022. Retrieved May 31, 2022.
  6. ^ Otterson, Joe (March 7, 2022). "Gotham Knights CW Pilot Casts Fallon Smythe, Tyler DiChiara (Exclusive)". Variety. Penske Media Corporation. Archived from the original on March 7, 2022. Retrieved March 7, 2022.
  7. ^ Porter, Rick (March 9, 2022). "The CW's Gotham Knights Casts Trio of Lead Roles". The Hollywood Reporter. PMRC. Archived from the original on March 9, 2022. Retrieved March 9, 2022.
  8. ^ Iannucci, Rebecca (March 23, 2022). "Misha Collins Eyes CW Return, Joins Gotham Knights Pilot as Harvey Dent". TVLine. Penske Media Corporation. Archived from the original on June 2, 2022. Retrieved March 23, 2022.
  9. ^ Porter, Rick (March 28, 2022). "The CW's Gotham Knights Adds All American Alum". The Hollywood Reporter. PMRC. Archived from the original on March 28, 2022. Retrieved March 28, 2022.
  10. ^ Petski, Denise (April 1, 2022). "Gotham Knights: Rahart Adams Joins The CW's DC Pilot". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on April 2, 2022. Retrieved April 2, 2022.
  11. ^ Nabulsi, Mira (April 12, 2022). "Batman's Gotham Knights Was Spotted Filming All Over Toronto & Here's Where". Narcity. Archived from the original on April 13, 2022. Retrieved April 13, 2022.
  12. ^ "Gotham Knights Trailer Faces Backlash As Fans Slam New DC TV Show". ScreenRant. June 1, 2022. Archived from the original on June 26, 2022. Retrieved June 26, 2022.