Creators of the upcoming Syfy series Krypton were on hand at DCâ€™s pop-up SXSW store this weekend to share what fans can expect from a Superman TV show, which doesnâ€™t actually include Superman himself.
For those living under a rock, Krypton is a prequel series set about 200 years before the explosion of the planet Krypton, which comic geeks will know is the event that led to baby Kal-El to be sent off in a rocket headed for Earth. As such, the show will focus on Supermanâ€™s grandfather Seg-El, father Jor-El, and a smattering of characters from the greater DC universe. And since the planet Krypton orbits a red sun, Kryptonians wonâ€™t exactly have the sort of powers weâ€™re used to seeing in Metropolis, so to speak. Still, Kryptonâ€™s show creators explained that this makes for fertile ground when it comes to storytelling.
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