A present based mostly on Superman’s household previous to the destruction of their planet has been within the works for fairly some time. Krypton was first announced method again in October 2014, and it was confirmed as coming to Syfy in December of the identical 12 months. Sadly, Krypton growth appeared to stall, and for some time it felt just like the present was by no means really going to occur. Fortunately, progress has been made these days, and we now know the official premiere date for the brand new sequence on Syfy. Check out the social media announcement:
Krypton will lastly hit the airwaves with the long-awaited pilot on March 21, based on the submit from the present’s official Twitter account. Improvement for the undertaking was ongoing for a number of years, with castings taking place even when it felt like Syfy would by no means get the present on the air. Progress actually appeared to choose up following the leak of a first look on-line again in April. Though the primary look wasn’t on-line for very lengthy, the footage could possibly be discovered for lengthy sufficient that DC Comics and Superman followers might get enthusiastic about what the sequence might ship.
The official first trailer for Krypton debuted in July with all types of nice footage that signifies we can’t want the Man of Metal to ensure that this present to seize curiosity. Krypton is ready to comply with the lifetime of Superman’s grandfather Seg-El and his quest to redeem his household’s identify within the social circles of their society. We already know of a bunch of legendary DC Comics villains who are slated to appear in what have to be some atypical methods. Since Krypton is not going to be set in both the DCEU or the Arrow-verse, it isn’t beholden to the canons of some other sequence, and its variations of comedian characters might be solely distinctive.
Villains aren’t the one recognizable DC characters who will seem in Krypton, though it is tough to not be enthusiastic about Blake Ritson of Da Vinci’s Demons signing on as the classic Superman bad guy Brainiac. We do already know that Shaun Sipos of Melrose Place and The Vampire Diaries will sort out the position of Adam Strange. All issues thought of, there’s lots to be enthusiastic about with Krypton shifting ahead.
Sadly, we nonetheless have a number of months to attend till Krypton debuts on March 21. The excellent news is that there will probably be different superhero choices on the small display within the not-too-distant future, because the 4 exhibits of the Arrow-verse and the model new Black Lightning will all make their 2018 premieres on The CW in January. For the opposite midseason dates you will want, check out our 2018 midseason TV premiere schedule. Our 2018 Netflix premiere guide is price a glance as effectively, as is our rundown of 2017 TV cancellations.