Gotham Metropolis is coming to the Arrowverse!
Throughout the CW’s 2018 Upfront presentation to advertisers in New York on Thursday, Could 17, it was confirmed that the community could be as soon as once more delivering a significant crossover occasion for its prolonged slate of DC Comics exhibits. And this time, the festivities will welcome one other main character into the fold: Batwoman!
Arrow star Stephen Amell made the announcement through the presentation, telling the group, “We’re extremely excited to announce that we’ll be doing one other crossover occasion this fall on the CW, and we’ll be introducing a brand new character. For the very first time showing, we’ll be combating alongside Batwoman, which is terrific. The crossover goes to make it to air in December. I want to depart proper now and begin filming it.”
CW president Mark Pedowitz then went and took it a step additional revealing that one in every of DC Comics’ most iconic cities would change into part of the Arrowverse as nicely. “We’re including town of Gotham into the Arrowverse,” he added. “This will likely be one other full-throttled motion packed occasion.”
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The information comes on the heels of Fox’s announcement that Gotham, their DC Comics collection set within the metropolis through the days earlier than Bruce Wayne change into Batman, will likely be coming to an finish within the upcoming 2018-19 season with its fifth season.
Across the identical time that Batwoman makes her debut within the Arrowverse, one other Gotham-related collection will likely be readying its debut as Epix has ordered one other Batman prequel collection from Gotham government producer Bruno Heller. Pennyworth will give attention to the early days of Bruce Wayne’s butler and surrogate father, Alfred Pennyworth. The collection just isn’t immediately associated to Gotham and can current a distinct tackle the character than the one performed by Sean Pertwee within the Fox collection.
The large Arrowverse crossover occasion will make its approach to the CW this December.