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Pilot of Superman Prequel, Krypton, Ordered at Syfy

Syfy's 'Krypton'

Get ready to see the grandfather of the Man of Steel.

Krypton — a Superman prequel show which focuses on the history of the dying planet — has moved into the pilot production stage. The project, which will be executive produced by David S. Goyer, has been in development since late 2014.

Bill McGoldrick, executive vice president of scripted content for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment said, “Krypton is one of the most iconic stories in the comic book universe. In the talented hands of David S. Goyer and the DC Entertainment/Warner Horizon Television team, this exciting Syfy project will take viewers back to Superman’s home to show how the timeless legend began.”SuperFable