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TV News: Gotham, Lindbergh, Hell, Mansion, Wars

By Garth Franklin Thursday July 17th 2014 01:57PM
TV News: Gotham, Lindbergh, Hell, Mansion, Wars

Gotham
Several new stills from the upcoming Batman prequel series "Gotham" have arrived. These scans of new shots from an EW pictorial spread showcase a first look at Wayne Manor and Sean Pertwee's Alfred Pennyworth in the series. There's also new shots of Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie), Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith) and Oswald Obblepot (Robin Lord Taylor). [Source: CBM]

Lindbergh
Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black has signed on to pen a limited series adaptation of A. Scott Berg's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography "Lindbergh" for Paramount Television.

The story will chronicle the tumultuous life of Charles Lindbergh, from his rise to his struggles with modern celebrity. Berg, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Killoran and Kevin McCormick are on board to executive produce. [Source: THR]

Hell On Wheels
AMC has released the first trailer for the upcoming fourth season of its original Western drama "Hell on Wheels". The thirteen episode season kicks off on August 2nd and runs for ten weeks through to October 4th. It then takes a five week break and returns for another three weeks starting November 8th.

The Haunted Mansion
To celebrate the attraction's 45th anniversary, Disney Television Animation is developing a Disney Channel and Disney XD animated special inspired by Disneyland's "The Haunted Mansion".

Legendary horror genre artist and children's book illustrator Gris Grimly will animated, executive produce and art direct the series. Scott Peterson ("Phineas and Ferb") will serve as writer, EP and story editor. Joshua Pruett ("Phineas and Ferb") is on board as a consulting producer and writer. [Source: The Live Feed

Star Wars: Rebels
LucasFilm has confirmed that Jason Isaacs is voicing the lead villain, The Inquisitor, in their upcoming animated series "Star Wars: Rebels".

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