It’s the moment DC Comics fans have long been waiting for — after two and a half seasons of Fox’s Batman origin series “Gotham,” it seems we may finally get to see young master Bruce (David Mazouz) starting on the path that will lead to his eventual transformation into Batman.
The new trailer for the first in the show’s latest batch of episodes features a mysterious figure who appears to be taking on the role as Bruce’s mentor, telling him, “Gotham needs something that you can provide.”
Yes, Bruce is being primed to become the city’s “protector,” and the series even seems to have a new tagline; no longer “Mad City,” but instead, “Heroes Rise.”
Although we are still probably a long way away from seeing Bruce putting on the cape and tights, the trailer shows us young Master mixing it up with some hoodlums on the city’s streets. Unless, of course, that is Bruce’s Court of Owls doppelgänger in action.
Set in Batman’s home city back before the Dark Knight Detective started his nocturnal patrols, “Gotham” stars Ben McKenzie as Detective Jim Gordon, David Mazouz as young Bruce Wayne, Sean Pertwee as Alfred Pennyworth, Camren Bicondova as young Selina Kyle, Donal Logue as Harvey Bullock, Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot, Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma, Morena Baccarin as Leslie Thompkins and Jada Pinkett Smith as Fish Mooney.
Now on hiatus, the show resumes its third season on Monday, April 24, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Fox.