While there was a lot of news last year about David S Goyer’s Krypton TV series, it all died down around Halloween.
But now it seems the series, unlike the planet itself, is alive and well.
Krypton will be a Superman origin tale and is about to go to pilot at Syfy.
From Warner Horizon Television and DC Comics, Krypton takes place years before the Superman legend we know, when the House of El was shamed and ostracized. The drama follows the Man of Steel’s grandfather as he brings hope and equality to Krypton, turning a planet in disarray into one worthy of giving birth to the greatest Superhero ever known.
Damian Kindler (Sleepy Hollow, Stargate SG-1) has been added to the names as executive producer and showrunner with Colm McCarthy (Peaky Blinders, Sherlock) directing.
The pilot was written by Ian Goldberg (Once Upon a Time) and was conceived by him and David Goyer.
While it’s been rumoured in the past that this series will be set in the DC Cinematic Universe, we reckon it’s unlikely it will tie in to the movie stories or the CW shows.
But we could be wrong.