Krypton, a new series coming to SYFY next year, promises to reveal more about the Man of Steel’s origins. This week, the network revealed the show’s premiere date along with a first look at the House of El.
A new teaser posted to the show’s official Twitter account announces a premiere date of March 21, 2018. The series takes place two generations before Superman’s home planet is destroyed and follows Kal-El’s grandfather, Seg-El, as he attempts to save his planet and the House of El.
— Krypton (@KryptonSYFY) December 28, 2017
Events are set in motion when Seg-El is visited by Earth-based time traveler Adam Strange (Shaun Sipos), who warns him of impending chaos.
SYFY shared this first look at the House of El, which includes “Game of Thrones” star Ian McElhinney wearing Superman’s familiar red and blue colors:
“Krypton” also stars Georgina Campbell (Broadchurch), Elliot Cowan (Da Vinci’s Demons), Ann Ogbomo (World War Z), Rasmus Hardiker (Your Highness), Wallis Day (Will), and Aaron Pierre (The A Word).