Another highly anticipated clash of superheroes hits the small screen, this time via Netflix. The eight episode adaptation of Mark Millar and Frank Quitely’s Jupiter’s Legacy Graphic Novels will premiere Friday, May 7th, TVLine learned.
According to Netflix’s official recap, we can expect this: “After nearly a century of human safety, the world’s first generation of superheroes must look to their children to continue the legacy. But tensions mount as the young superheroes, hungry to prove their worth, struggle to live up to their parents’ legendary public reputation – and demand personal standards. “
Jupiter’s legacy stars Josh Duhamel (Las Vegas) Sheldon Sampson, leader of a superhero team called The Utopian; Leslie Bibb (popular) as Grace Sampson, Sheldon’s powerful wife; Ben Daniels (The Exorcist) as Walter Sampson, Sheldon’s older brother; Elena Kampouris (American Odyssey) as the daughter of Chloe Sampson, Sheldon and Grace; Andrew Horton (Doctors) to Brandon Sampson, Sheldon and Grace; Mike Wade (SEAL Team) as Fitz Small, another member of The Utopian; and Matt Lanter (Timeless) as George Hutchene, Sheldon’s best friend who became an enemy.
Executive producers are Millar, Quitely, Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, Dan McDermott, Steven S. DeKnight, James Middleton and Sang Kyu Kim.
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