Just if you thought the entire superhero IP had been mined already by Marvel, DC and The Boys over at Amazon Prime Video, right here comes Netflix with Jupiter’s Legacy.
The first trailer for the eight-episode Netflix collection simply dropped, and it is giving us quite a bit to consider. Just take a look at our heroes right here! That’s Leslie Bibb as Grace Sampson, Josh Duhamel giving us wigged-out, hungover Gandalf Zaddy cosplay as her husband Sheldon Sampson, and Ben Daniels as his older brother Walter Sampson.
So the story goes, or at the least what we are able to make out from the trailer, these three and their buddies occurred upon a magical island within the Thirties and sacrificed … nicely, one thing (or somebody?).
“Don’t you keep in mind the island…and what we needed to do…to earn these powers?” we hear Bibb’s character asking.
Cut to current day, and our heroes in “The Union” have aged, albeit slowly, however nonetheless managed to offer delivery to a brand new technology of potential heroes, who themselves won’t be so tremendous and/or struggling to reside as much as the legacies of their mother and father. How the children inherited their powers? I have not learn the comics, however hopefully they’re going to say us.
The remainder of the cast consists of Elena Kampouris, Andrew Horton, Mike Wade, and Matt Lanter, with earlier casting bulletins suggesting the appearances of YouTuber Anna Akana and former wrestler Daryl Karolat (who performed Sabretooth in 2000’s X-Men and Michael Myers within the remakes of Halloween).
Even if you do not know a lot about Jupiter’s Legacy, try to be accustomed to the fellows who wrote the comics in 2013 and the man who’s bringing it to the display screen now.
The trailer mentions Mark Millar, who introduced us Kingsman and Kick-Ass, however he additionally wrote the Marvel storylines that begat Captain America: Civil War and Logan. And the collection creator, Steven S. DeKnight, beforehand wrote on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Smallville, created Spartacus for Starz, and was the first-season showrunner for Netflix’s Daredevil. This is the primary collection to launch from Millar’s mega-million greenback manufacturing take care of Netflix, first introduced again in 2018.
Jupiter’s Legacy drops all eight episodes on Netflix on May 7, 2021.