Syfy has given a series order to the drama series based on Rick Remender and Wes Craig’s graphic novel series “Deadly Class”. The project hails from “Avengers: Infinity War” directors Joe and Anthony Russo who will executive produce.
Set at the height of late 1980s counterculture, the action follows a disillusioned teen recruited into a storied high school for assassins. He must maintain his moral code while surviving a ruthless curriculum, vicious social cliques, and his own adolescent uncertainties.
Benedict Wong, Benjamin Wadsworth, Lana Condor, Maria Gabriela de Faria, Luke Tennie, Liam James, Michel Duval, Taylor Hickson, Siobhan Williams, Jack Gillett, Sean Depner, Ryan Robbins and Henry Rollins co-star.
Adam Targum, Rick Remender, Miles Orion Feldsott, Mike Larocca, and Lee Toland Krieger also serve as executive producers on the series which hails from Universal Cable Productions and Sony Pictures Television.