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E! News announced that former "O.C." star Ben McKenzie has landed the role of Detective James Gordon in Fox's upcoming series "Gotham", scheduled to premiere this fall.

McKenzie took to Twitter after the news broke, posting, "All I can promise is I will do my best not to screw this up. Can't wait to get to work."

Fox Television President Kevin Reilly revealed at the Winter TCA Press Tour that the new show would showcase "Gotham teetering on the edge," and promised appearances by the Penguin, the Joker, Catwoman, and even Bruce Wayne! Reilly said that Wayne would probably be "a young boy", around the age of 12. "This is all of the classic Batman characters."