Netflix has revealed the release date for Season 1 of its upcoming adaptation of Mark Millar and Frank Quitely’s graphic novel, Jupiter’s Legacy, which will premiere on the streamer on Friday, May 7, 2021.
Here’s how Netflix describes the series: “After nearly a century of keeping mankind safe, the world’s first generation of superheroes must look to their children to continue the legacy. But tensions rise as the young superheroes, hungry to prove their worth, struggle to live up to their parents’ legendary public reputations — and exacting personal standards.”
The announcement was made via a teaser trailer that you can check out in the video below or at the top of the page:
Jupiter’s Legacy has an impressive ensemble cast featuring Josh Duhamel as Sheldon aka “The Utopian,” Leslie Bibb as Grace aka “Lady Liberty,” Ben Daniels as Walter aka “Brainwave,” Andrew Horton as Brandon aka “Paragon,” Elena Kampouris as Chloe Sampson, Matt Lanter as George aka “Sky Fox,” and Mike Wade as Fitz aka “The Flare.”
Season 1 will consist of eight episodes with Sang Kyu Kim serving as showrunner, alongside executive producers Millar, James Middleton, Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, Dan McDermott, and Quietly.
To learn more about Jupiter’s Legacy, be sure to check out IGN Fan Fest 2021, where comic creator Mark Millar and series star Josh Duhamel team up for an exclusive interview about the upcoming series.
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