Krypton is a live-action TV series in development based on Superman's birth world Krypton.[1]


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. This drama, which is in development, 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 Super Hero ever known. [2][3]



David S. Goyer is developing the series, as well as the co-executive producer and co-writer with Ian Goldberg and Damian Kindler who will be the showrunner and Colm McCarthy will direct the pilot.[9][10][11]


  1. 'Krypton': David S. Goyer Offers Update on Superman Prequel Series
  2. Syfy, David Goyer Developing Superman Origin Story 'Krypton'
  3. David Goyer Says Krypton Takes Place 200 Years Before Man Of Steel
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Syfy's Krypton: Meet Superman's Grandpa and Other Key Characters
  5. Krypton: Cameron Cuffe to Star as Superman's Gramps in Syfy Prequel
  6. ‘Krypton’: Georgina Campbell Cast As Female Lead In Syfy Superman Prequel
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 ‘Krypton’: Ian McElhinney & Elliot Cowan Among Six Cast In Syfy Pilot
  8. 8.0 8.1 ‘Krypton’: Paula Malcomson & Blake Ritson Join Syfy Superman Prequel Series
  9. Man Of Steel Writer David Goyer, Attached To New TV Show. Its Name? ‘Krypton’.
  10. Krypton Prequel From David S. Goyer Nears Pilot Order at Syfy
  11. Superman Prequel ‘Krypton’ Receives Pilot Order at Syfy

External links


Superman Television Series
Live-Action television series Adventures of SupermanThe Adventures of SuperboyThe Adventures of SuperpupSuperboyLois & Clark: The New Adventures of SupermanSmallvilleSupergirlKrypton (Upcoming)
Animated Series 'Superman' Fleischer cartoonsSuperman (1988 Animated Series)Superman: The Animated SeriesKrypto the SuperdogLegion of Super-Heroes
Justice League series: Super FriendsJustice League UnlimitedYoung JusticeJustice League Action (Upcoming)
Webisodes and other shorts The Adventures of Seinfeld & SupermanChloe ChroniclesSmallville Legends: Kara and the Chronicles of KryptonSuper Best Friends ForeverSuperman of TokyoWorld's Funnest

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