“Gotham Central – Unresolved” – Zero Year E10
Derek and John return for Zero Year, Episode 10 of Gotham TV Podcast, with a review of the “Unresolved” story arc in the comic series “Gotham Central” by Ed Brubaker, Greg Rucka and Michael Lark and covers issues #19-22. Unresolved sees a divisive former member of the M.C.U. with a large reputation assist colleagues with an old cold case, “the locker room bombing”. This draws out a dangerous and persuasive trickster from down the rabbit hole of Arkham Asylum and his unknown and unexpected accomplice.
The review is full of spoilers so if you haven’t read the comics, grab a copy from your local comic book shop or you can read it digitally at Comixology and join us. Let us know your opinion on the story and we’ll discuss any feedback on the next episode.
We begin by discussing some of the news that has come out since the last episode.
⦁ BREAKING NEWS Gotham’s premiere and launch date this Fall was announced. Gotham episode one will air in the USA on 22nd September 2014. We are beyond excited by this news and can’t wait until the broadcasters and other premiere dates will be announced for other regions…fingers crossed this will be very soon!
⦁ In Gotham casting news, Carol Kane was cast as Gertrud Kapelput, the mother of Oswald Cobblepot (Robin Lord Taylor), in a recurring role for Gotham. Kyle Massey has also been hired in a recurring role. Massey will play a neglected kid called Macky who lives on the streets of Gotham.
⦁ The World Premiere screening of the Gotham pilot will take place at San Diego Comic Con on Saturday 26th of July from 8 to 11pm. As part of the gigantic international event, it will include loads of exclusives for the upcoming slate of the a Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment shows and will be hosted by Stephen Amell who stars as Oliver Queen on Arrow. Along with the full premiere of Gotham, the complete screening of The Flash pilot, exclusive footage from Episode 1 of Constantine and Season 3 of Arrow, it will also feature appearances from various cast and producers from the TV shows.
⦁ Alan Brennert, the creator of the character Barbara Kean, has said he will boycott the TV show Gotham over a despute over equity for the use of the character on the TV Show. We hope all involved are able to resolve the situation soon.
DC Connected Universe News
⦁ Writer, director and podcaster Kevin Smith took to twitter to take the opportunity to deny the rumours which stated that he was the writer of a leaked draft ghost script for Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, supposedly written at the request of Warner Bros. Pictures to put fake spoilers online. Understandably, Kevin Smith also took the opportunity to promote his actual work with the 5 completed scripts he has produced in the last 12 months and his upcoming movie TUSK out in October.
⦁ Brandon Routh will return to the DC universe as The Atom in season 3 of Arrow it was announced. After his stint as Superman/Clark Kent in Brian Singer’s Superman Returns, Brandon Routh now has the opportunity to play Ray/The Atom who can alter the size of his body as well as other objects.
As always thanks for listening. Next time we will be talking about the big one – San Diego Comic Con 2014 – with some special guests.
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Date recorded: 10 & 11/07/2014
Date published: 13/07/2014
MP3, 88 mins, 128kbps, 80.9 MB