The Gotham PD spin-off has been paused, says Batman Director Matt Reeves.
Monday episode Happy, sad, confused audio notationReeves revealed that the previously announced series – which he called the “Gotham Police Show” – is currently on hold.
“One thing we didn’t do was I would…so there’s the Gotham Police Show, which has already been put on hold. We don’t really do that,” Reeves said.
The Offer announced in July 2020, with Reeves attached, and was originally designed to serve as a prequel to the film. It wasn’t the only thing about the characters in the new Led by Robert Pattinson Batman movie. A show focused on . has also been announced Colin Farrell the Penguinwhich is still in progress (Reeves describes it as “almost Scarface; The rise of this character we all know would achieve legendary status. “)
However, in an interview with The Cyber Nerds, as I mentioned direct, Reeves noted that the show may have taken a new direction, focusing instead on Arkham Asylum. There have been rumors of an Arkham series creeping in, but Reeves’ quotes on the matter may indicate that the show focusing on Arkham and Gotham PD is actually the same project.
“This story has sort of evolved,” Reeves explained. “We’ve already done it now [moved] More on what exactly is going to happen in the world of Arkham as it relates to the exit from our movie, and some of the characters… almost inclined to an idea… It’s like a horror movie or a haunted house like Arkham. ”
Prior to this revelation, Gotham PD had already encountered a small bump in the road to development, when the show was Terence Winter I left in November 2020 due to creative differences. But even with these barriers, it’s unlikely that this will be the last we’ll see of Reeves and Pattinson’s Batman. The film premiered on March 4 and finished at the weekend box office with an opening of $128 million.