Fox orders 'Gotham' - 'Batman's' Commissioner Gordon origin series

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Fox is jumping on the superhero bandwagon.

On Tuesday (Sept. 24), the network ordered "Gotham" -- a drama based on the DC Comics character of Commissioner Gordon from "Batman" lore -- straight to series, Deadline reports.

From Warner Bros. TV and executive-produced by "The Mentalist's" Bruno Heller (who is also developing a sci-fi Mars drama on The CW), the one-hour drama series is described as "the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon and the villains that made Gotham famous." 

The series will take place when Gordon was still a detective with the Gotham City Police Department, prior to when he met the caped crusader ... meaning the superhero will not be part of the series. 

What villains would you like to see from Batman's Rogues Gallery on "Gotham?" Let us know in the comments.

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