Six more names have joined the series regular cast of the Superman prequel pilot “Krypton” for Syfy.
Based on DC Comics characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the story is set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet.
It follows Superman’s grandfather Seg-El – whose House of El was ostracized and shamed – as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved world from chaos.
Ian McElhinney (“Game of Thrones”) will play the rogue genius Val-El, grandfather of Seg-El. Elliot Cowan (“Da Vinci’s Demons”) is Daron Vex, the Chief Magistrate of Kandor. Ann Ogbomo (“World War Z”) will play Primus Alura Zod, Lyta Zod’s extremely tough mother and a leader of Krypton’s military guild.
Also joining are Rasmus Hardiker (“Your Highness”) will portray the rankless Kem, a brilliant engineer as well as Seg-El’s best friend. Wallis Day (“The Royals”) ill play Nyssa Vex, a junior magistrate and the daughter of Daron Vex. Finally, Aaron Pierre (“Tennison”) is Dev-Em, a cadet under the command of Primus Alura Zod.
The six join the already cast Cameron Cuffe as Seg-El and Georgina Campbell as Lyta Zod. David S. Goyer and Damian Kindler are executive producers of “Krypton”.