While fans wait to see exactly when Fox's Gotham debuts this fall, the network has released eight character posters featuring Det. James Gordon (Ben McKenzie), Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin (Robin Taylor), Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith), Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz), Edward Nygma/The Riddler (Cory Michael Smith), Det. Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue), Selina Kyle/Catwoman (Camren Bicondova) and Ivy Pepper/Poison Ivy (Clare Foley). Take a look at these new posters, along with brief descriptions for each character in this highly-anticipated series from Bruno Heller (Rome, The Mentalist).

Det. James Gordon (Ben McKenzie)

<strong><em>Gotham</em></strong> James Gordon Character Poster
"Idealistic new kid in town; a good cop saddled with a cynical partner (Donal Logue) who's determined to play by the rules in a city that doesn't have any."

Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin (Robin Taylor)

<strong><em>Gotham</em></strong> Oswald Cobblepot Character Poster
"The psychopathic umbrella-touting underling for crime boss Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith), who is full of secret ambitions."

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Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith)

<strong><em>Gotham</em></strong> Fish Mooney Character Poster
"A new character to this world - an underworld gangster, club owner and boss of Cobblepot."

Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz)

<strong><em>Gotham</em></strong> Bruce Wayne Character Poster
"Newly orphaned with enormous wealth, a 12-year-old seeking a new purpose for his life after witnessing his parent's murder."

Edward Nygma/The Riddler (Cory Michael Smith)

<strong><em>Gotham</em></strong> Edward Nyga Character Poster
"A brilliant young forensic scientist working at Gotham PD with a penchant for speaking in, um, cryptic language."

Det. Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue)

<strong><em>Gotham</em></strong> Harvey Bullock Character Poster
"Gordon's pragmatic, cynical partner."

Selina Kyle/Catwoman (Camren Bicondova)

<strong><em>Gotham</em></strong> Selina Kyle Character Poster
"A dangerous teen orphan and agile master thief adept at navigating the labyrinthian city."

Ivy Pepper/Poison Ivy (Clare Foley)

<strong><em>Gotham</em></strong> Ivy Pepper Character Poster
"Not too much known about the Gotham version of her character yet. Likes plants though."

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Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? What did it take to navigate the multiple layers of corruption that secretly ruled Gotham City, the spawning ground of the world's most iconic villains? And what circumstances created them - the larger-than-life personas who would become Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face and The Joker?