Just yesterday, we learned that director Matt Reeves is hard at work on the various spinoffs that take place within the same universe as The Batman. He offered an update on the Gotham PD project that was rumored early on, which has now evolved into a haunted house-inspired series that’ll explore Arkham Asylum. Yet, in a recent interview with the Happy, Sad, Confused Podcast, he used a different wording on the project stating that it’s “put on hold.”
One thing that we’re not doing that I was gonna do… So, there’s the Gotham police show, which, that one actually is put on hold. We’re not really doing that.Matt Reeves
What makes this so interesting is that in his quote on the Arkham spinoff, he pointed out that the GCPD project ended up evolving into the new spinoff. Yet, from the sound of this, it may hint that he’s still interested in tackling a project that focuses on the police department stuck in one of the worst cities on the planet. There’s a lot of potential with these spinoffs that are eyeing an HBO Max release, but we still have no time window when we might expect them. The version with the code name Gotham Central seemingly got shelved when Terrence Winter left the project as its showrunner. So, we’ll see if it’ll make a comeback at some point.
Source: Happy, Sad, Confused Podcast via Entertainment Weekly