The era of comic book TV shows continues in 2018. We already know that The CW is premiering yet another DC TV series in Black Lightning, but they aren’t the only one playing that game. Syfy will also be premiering its own TV show next year.
The show in question is called Krypton, and it follows the House of El a couple generations back on the planet of (you guessed it) Krypton. We already had a taste of the series at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, and we’ve even seen a trailer, but we didn’t know when we’d actually be seeing the show on Syfy.
The network has now officially announced the release date as March 21, 2018.
— Krypton (@KryptonSYFY) December 28, 2017
The network has also released a couple images from the series.
Check them out below:
The series will feature some interesting time-traveling elements, with the character Adam Strange set to play a pivotal role. Such a pivotal role will he be playing that the lead, Seg-El, will literally face the decision to save Krypton and prevent his grandson (Superman) from fulfilling his destiny.
“It’s about the struggle of the House of El and how it redeems its honor,” Krypton star Cuffe told ComicBook.com. “Very early on in our story through no fault of Seg’s own, he goes from the very top of Kryptonian society, this great House of El, and ends up growing up at the very bottom and having to struggle to survive….The story for Seg is how that symbol starts to mean what it means, and how he grows to fill it.”
While I was pretty lukewarm on this concept, the idea behind it sounds unique enough to at least warrant giving it a chance. What do you think of these details and photos? Let us know your thoughts down below!
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SOURCE: Syfy, ComicBook.com