The CW is looking to further build on its DC comics-inspired programming slate with Gotham Knights Drama in business from batuman Executive producers Chad Fives and James Stotero and executive story editor for the show Natalie Abrams. The project comes from Greg Brlanti’s Berlanti Productions, which is behind The CW’s Arrowverse, and Warner Bros. TV, where the company is located.
Written by Abrams, Vivish and Stotero, Knights of Gothum Based on Gotham Knights Characters from DC Comics created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger. In the wake of Bruce Wayne’s murder, his rebellious adopted son forms an unlikely alliance with the children of Batman’s enemies when they are all framed to kill the Caped Crusader. As the city’s most wanted criminals, this rebellious group of misfits must fight to clear their names. But in Gotham City where there is no dark knight to protect it, the city descends into the most dangerous city of all. However, hope comes from the most unexpected places where this team of mismatched fugitives will become the next generation of saviors known as the Knights of Gotham.
Fiveash and Stoteraux serve as executive producers alongside Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and David Madden. The joint executive company produces Abrams. Gotham Knights Produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.
Fiveash and Stoteraux served as executive producers/writers at The Vampire Diaries And batuman, as well as executive producers/writers involved in Gotham. They are authorized by Verve.
Abrams is a former entertainment journalist turned television writer, and his credits include Batuman, Supergirl And All Americans.