Superman Prequel “Krypton” Series Gets Premiere Date

Superman Prequel "Krypton" Series Gets Premiere Date

The Superman prequel TV series, Krypton, from SyFy now has a premiere date.

SyFy released the following teaser announcing Krypton will debut Wednesday, March 21st, with a time to-be-announced.

Krypton airs in 2018 starring Cameron Cuffe as Seyg-El, Georgina Campbell as Lyta Zod, Ian McElhinney as Val-El, Elliot Cowan as Daron-Vex, Ann Ogbomo as Alura Zod, Rasmus Hardiker as Kem, Wallis Day as Nyssa,d Aaron Pierre as Dev-EM, Paula Malcomson as Charys, the matriarch of House El, and Blake Ritson has been cast as the villain of the Krypton series as Brainaic.

Syfy’s Krypton, the much-anticipated Superman prequel set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet, will follow Superman’s grandfather — whose House of El was ostracized and shamed — as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved world from chaos.

Krypton is executive produced by David S. Goyer (Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, The Dark Knight trilogy) through his Phantom Four banner. Damian Kindler (Sleepy Hollow) is executive producer/showrunner; Colm McCarthy (She Who Brings Gifts, Peaky Blinders) is set to direct and co-executive produce the pilot. The pilot teleplay and story is written by David S. Goyer & Ian Goldberg (Once Upon a Time, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles). Krypton is produced by Warner Horizon Television and is based on characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, published by DC Comics.