The teaser trailer for Krypton is finally out. The 20-second clip gives the first look at the characters of Syfy’s DC Television series. It gives a glimpse at Superman’s planet before the legend was born and its eventual destruction.
In the clip, there is a mention of Kal-El and the House of El. The show follows the life of Superman’s grandfather, Seg-El, played by Cameron Cuffe (Florence Foster Jenkins). It is set in the world approximately 200 years before the birth of Superman. Scroll down to watch the short trailer.
According to the official synopsis for Superman prequel, the series sees the rise and fall of House of El, one of the noble ruling families of the planet Krypton. Seg-El lives to fight for his family and redeem his family’s honor.
“Set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet, KRYPTON follows Superman’s grandfather (Cameron Cuffe, “The Halcyon”) — whose House of El was ostracized and shamed — as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved world from chaos,” reads the official synopsis for Krypton.
Based on DC Comics, Krypton is developed by David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight Trilogy, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice) and Damian Kindler (Sanctuary, Sleepy Hollow).
Joining Cuffe in his role as Seg-El are Georgina Campbell as Lyta Zod, Ian McElhinney as Val-El (Seg’s grandfather), Elliot Cowan as Daron Vex, Ann Ogbomo as Alura Zod, Rasmus Hardiker as Kem, Wallis Day as Nyssa Vex, and Aaron Pierre as Dev-Em. In addition to the abovementioned cast, Doomsday and Hawkgirl are also expected to make an appearance on the show.
The first announcement about Krypton was made in the year 2014 following which the series was confirmed to be aired on Syfy Network. The first teaser trailer for the series was released in April 2017. However, the network is yet to release the series’ official airdate. It is expected to premiere sometime in 2018 on Syfy.
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