Krypton Picked Up to Pilot by Syfy

KryptonThe Superman prequel television series Krypton has been picked up to pilot by Syfy according to The Hollywood Reporter. The show will follow Superman’s grandfather, whose House of El was ostracized and shamed, as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his world.

David S. Goyer will exec produce the show. He was also involved with Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. He was one of the writers for both films. He also developed Constantine and his comics pedigree includes Blade and its sequels as well as Nolan’s Batman trilogy.

Damian Kindler will exec produce and serve as showrunner for the show. Colm McCarthy will direct and co-exec produce the pilot. Goyer and Ian Goldberg will pen the script.