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Wayne
Show Description

Genre

Superhero
Action/Adventure
Drama

Created By

Hart Hanson
Geoff Jones
Greg Berlanti

Starring(s)

Ian Somerhalder
Gildart Jackson
Kathryn Morris

Opening Theme

Love and Loss by Two Steps from Hell

No. of Seasons

5

No. of Episodes

TBA

Production

Running Time

90 minutes

Companies

Warner Bros. Television

Broadcast

Original Channel

HBO

Original Run

2013-TBA

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"Your parent's death Bruce, it did not end their legacy to make Gotham better, it only empowered it. Destiny has given you this chance to make this city better and whether you like it or not, you have a date with destiny - which you cannot cancel. It has made it's invitation and cleared it's schedule, It's made reservations and there is no way to make excuses. There are no rainchecks, for destiny has stopped the rain."
―Alfred

Wayne is a television show which premiered in 2013, based on the comic-book superhero, Batman. The show was created by creator of Bones, Hart Hanson, comic-book writer Greg Jones, and creator of Arrow, Greg Berlanti. The series is pronounced by it's dramatically realistic take on the character and it's creative changes to the mythos to make it as such. The story follows Bruce Wayne as he returns to Gotham from his leaving after death of his parents, as he learns the new ways of Gotham, the crime ridden city that he left unattended to for so many years. Using his knowledge of how criminals work from his days in Japan, Bruce becomes the Batman in an attempt to stop the crime that started 13 years ago in memory of his parents.

The series has received rather positive acclaim since it first premiered on HBO. It has been called "The greatest reinvention of Batman since Christopher Nolan. Finally the gritty and down to earth level of the caped crusader we loved from the Dark Knight Trilogy to an extreme for the first time on television." The show has also received criticism from other fans and critics stating that it is too far from the original Batman, and the classical comic book style had been lost.

Cast

Protagonists

Wayne Affiliates

  • Ian Somerhalder as Bruce Wayne/Batman (seasons 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
  • Gildhart Jackson as Alfred Pennyworth (seasons 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
  • Katheryn Morris as Linda Page (seasons 1, 2)
  • Kate Austin as Vicki Vale (seasons (2, 3, 4, 5)
  • Jamie Foxx as Lucius Fox (seasons 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
  • Josh Brolin as Thomas Wayne
  • Andi MacDowell as Martha Wayne

GCPD

  • Gary Cole as James Gordon
  • Jon Hamm as Harvey Dent
  • Matt Davis as Harvey Bullock


Antagonists

  • Alessandro Preziosi as Roman "Black Mask" Sionis (seasons 1, 2, 3, 4)
  • J.W. Cortés as Bane (seasons 2, 3, 4)
  • Joe Manganiello as Deadshot (seasons 1, 2, 5)
  • Daniel Dae Kim as Warren "Great White" Shiro (seasons 1, 2, 3)
  • Blair Underwood as Firefly (season 2)
  • Nonso Anozie as Waylon "Croc" Jones (seasons 3, 4, 5)
  • Jon Hamm as Harvey Dent/Two-Face (seasons 3, 4, 5)
  • Jude Law as The Joker (seasons 4, 5)
  • Paul Giamatti as Calendar Man (seasons 4)
  • Doug Jones as Jonathan Crane/Scarecrow (seasons 3, 4)
  • Arjun Rampal as Victor Zsasz (season 2)
  • Paul Bettany as Mr. Freeze (season 5)
  • Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Elliot/Hush (season 5)


Synopsis

Season One

Title Number
"Dawn" 1
Bruce returns to Gotham City. Meets Linda Page and becomes Batman in an attempt to solve his parent's murder. Series Premier.
"Blood in the Water" 2
Bruce hunts down Warren White. The Batman hits the media.
"Bulletproof" 3
Bruce is hunted by Deadshot
"Masquerade" 4
Bruce goes to war with Black Mask. GCPD becomes involved in Batman Case.
"Thou Shalt Not Kill" 5
Black Mask hires The Walrus, who becomes The Batman's first victim by accident.
"Waging War" 6
Black Mask and Great white shark go to war. Season Finale.

Season Two

Title Number
"Little Bear" 7
Black Mask Hires Bane. Season Premier.
"Spark" 8
Great White hires Firefly to kill Black Mask. Batman stops Black Mask from destroying to GCPD to stop police interference.
"Control Tower" 9
Batman continues search for his parent's killer, leads him to stopping an Airport shooting. Bruce is engaged to Linda.
"Cain & Able" 10
David Cain, military friend of Alfred's, comes to Gotham to hunt down Batman. Vicki Vale is introduced.
"Baptism By Fire: Part One" 11
Firefly burns Great White's face and goes Rogue, Zsasz goes on a vicious killing. Linda Page gives birth to her child, Bruce is given custody. Great White is sent to hospital.
"Baptism By Fire: Part Two" 12
Batman fails to stop Zsasz, Zsasz kills Linda Page. Firefly burns down a warehouse, killing himself and multiple gang members from each side, Bane escapes. Season Finale.

Season Three

Title Number
"Under The Knife" 13
Great White still in the hospital. Batman Stops Zsasz. Season Premier.
"Bianary" 14
Shark hires hit-man to burn Harvey Dent's face. Harvey sent to ER so shark can kill him. Batman saves Harvey but Harvey shoots and kills Shark, sending Harvey to jail.
"Crocodile Tears" 16
Leprosy victim Waylon Jones hired anonymously to kill the Batman.
"Hellraiser" 17
Black mask begins killing off the rest of Shark's Gang.
"Institution" 15
Dr. Johnathan Crane begins poisoning the water supply to gain business in his institution.
"Sanatorium" 18
Charges can't be pressed against Johnathan Crane. Crane begins experimenting on patients.
"Asylum" 19
Crane attempts to find a past patient to help him, who is in jail, by using chemical weapons inside Blackgate prison.
"Breakout" 20
Prisoners in Blackgate break free (later revieled to be by Bane). Two-Face and his gang take over Gotham. Prisoner #26933 (AKA The Joker) breaks out of Blackgate and meets up with Crane after years behind bars, now insane from the chemicals. Season finale.

Season Four

Title Number
"Wild Card" 21
The Joker kills Crane. Institute renamed Arkham Asylum. Joker's gang in Blackgate rises in Gotham.
"Starting Hand" 22
Origin of the Joker
"Broken" 23
Bane reappears in an attempt to find Black Mask and kill him. Bruce marries Vale.
"Wild Card" 24
Joker kills Black Mask in return for Bane's allegience.
"Thirty Days" 25
Calendar Man appears in Gotham. Threatens to kill one person every day for a month. Two-Face captures him after Calendar kills an important gang member. 
"The Flip Side" 26
Two-Face wages war on Joker.
"Robin" 27
Joker attempts to blow a boy's home. Batman saves boys and finds his child, Richard Grayson. After being adopted once, his family dying in the circus, Bruce adopts Grayson whom becomes Robin.
"Knightfall" 28
Bane discovers Batman's identity, breaks Batman's back. Season Finale. 

view mini-series Wayne: Knighfall

Season Five

Title Number
"Return to Gotham" 29
Bruce returns to Gotham after recovering
"Iceman" 22
Hitman Mr. Freeze is hired by Two-Face to kill Batman.
"Smoking Gun" 23
Deadshot returns to Gotham and attempts to kill the Joker for sport.
"Losing Hand" 24
Joker leads a raid on the GCPD
"Dusk: Part One" 25
Joker leads massacure against Two-Face's gang.
"Dusk: Part Two" 26
Hush appears in Gotham and kills Two-Face. Hunts after Batman and uses Deadshot, Mr. Freeze, Croc, and Zsasz to distract Batman as he attempts to kill The Joker, eventually locking him in Arkham. Series Finale.

Spin-Offs

Wayne has inspired two spin-off series, Grayson and Hush. Hush focuses on Thomas Elliot - Hush - directly after the events in Wayne, as a villains perspective of the tv show.  Grayson is about Richard (or Rich) Grayson, long after the events of Wayne and durring Hush as he becomes the vigilante of Blüdhaven, Nightwing.

Along with these two spin-off series, a mini-series that takes place between seasons one and two that focuses on Gotham while Bruce is recovering his back. This is based on the Knightfall story arc as Azrael takes over the cowl with the help of Grayson to defend Gotham titled Wayne: Knightfall.

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