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SYFY Cancels Krypton and the Lobo Spinoff Is Not Moving Forward

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SYFY has canceled Krypton after two seasons and will also not be moving forward with the previously-announced Lobo spinoff. Krypton‘s Season 2 finale, which aired on August 14, will now also be the series finale.

According to Deadline, series producer Warner Horizon Scripted Television is in conversations with other outlets to see if they can continue the franchise based on DC characters elsewhere. Siblings DC Universe and the upcoming HBO Max streaming platform are considered the most logical option, and Krypton is already streaming on DC Universe.

Krypton was a breakout hit for SYFY when the first season launched in March of 2018, but the ratings declined in Season 2.

Krypton is set two generations before the destruction of Superman’s home planet. The series follows Seg-El (Cameron Cuffe), the legendary Man of Steel’s grandfather, as a young man who is faced with a life and death conflict – save his home planet or let it be destroyed to restore the fate of his future grandson. In Season 1, with Krypton’s leadership in disarray and the House of El ostracized, Seg found himself in a difficult position: redeem his family’s honor and protect the ones he loves, while being challenged by familiar DC characters Brainiac and Earthly time-traveler Adam Strange.

Based on characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, Krypton was executive produced by David S. Goyer (Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice) through his Phantom Four banner, alongside Cameron Welsh, who serves as showrunner.

Lobo would have told the story of the foul-mouthed, dangerous, irascible, intergalactic bounty hunter. Emmett J. Scanlan plays Lobo in Krypton. Krypton executive producer Cameron Welsh would have served as executive producer/writer.

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Mirko Parlevliethttp://VitalThrills.com
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded VitalThrills.com to cover movie, TV, video game, music, and theme park news.

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