Syfy has unleashed a new trailer for “Deadly Class,” a TV series adaptation of the Image Comics title which has been set to debut on January 16th.
The story is 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 is set for the series regular role of Master Lin, the school’s headmaster. Benjamin Wadsworth will play Marcus, the awkward outcast filled with bottled rage who has lived his life on the streets of San Francisco. Lana Condor will play Saya, a former Yakuza clan member banished to the school.
Maria Gabriela de Faria is set for the fiery exhibitionist Maria, Luke Tennie will play LA gang leader Willie, Liam James is set to play skater punk Billy, and Michel Duval will play drug lord son Chico. Creator Rick Remender is also behind the adaptation which Joe and Anthony Russo will executive produce and which Lee Toland Krieger is directing.