Warner Bros. pilot ‘Gotham’ about Batman character to film in Court Square

We Long Island City residents have grown weary of constant filming in our neighborhood,1 but for now, the film studios continue to plug away. 45th Drive, 44th Drive, 21st Street, 23rd Street, 45th Avenue, Jackson Avenue, Davis Street will be unavailable for parking on Monday, with Warner Bros. shooting a pilot “Gotham” in the Court Square area.

Here’s what the TV series will be about:2

In one of the biggest drama deals this season, after a bidding war, Fox has landed Gotham, from Warner Bros. TV and The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller, with a series commitment. For Gotham, Warner Bros TV is mining one of DC Comics‘ most popular character universes, Batman. It explores the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon and the villains who made Gotham City famous. In Gotham, Gordon is still a detective with the Gotham City Police Department and has yet to meet Batman, who will not be part of the series.

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Several streets will be closed off for filiming

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Cars will need to be moved by Monday for Gotham

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