18 July 2018 The Irish Film & Television Network
Actors
TV
Crew
Digital
Distribution
Education / Training
Equipment
Festivals / Markets
Finance
Legal
Locations Ireland
Post Production
Production
Rep Bodies
JOBS FILMOGRAPHY NEWS WHO'S WHO DIARY GALLERY IFTA
     
NEWS IN BRIEF
Features & Interviews
Production News
Post Production News
VFX News
Animation News
Digital News
Festivals News
Training News
Cast News
Finance News
IFTA Film & Drama Awards
Galway Film Fleadh 2017
List Your Company
Daily News Bulletin
Site Map
IFTN HOME
Creators of Belfast-Based SYFY Series 'Krypton' Reveal Long-Term Plans for Show
10 Jan 2018 : Nathan Griffin
With a series-order already given to Limerick-based SYFY series ‘Nightflyers’ late last year, executive producer of ‘Krypton’, David Goyer has recently divulged that the creators of the new Superman prequel have a “seven-to-eight-year plan” for the show.

‘Krypton’ which is being predominantly filmed in Belfast, Northern Ireland is said to have moved away from Vancouver to give a more unique look to the show, and to set it apart from the other DC shows, which are  currently being shot in Vancouver.

The arrival of ‘Krypton’ marks the first production to be welcomed into the new Belfast Harbour Studios, which cost £20 million to develop the 8 acre site, located on the 340 acre Giant’s Park. The complex consists of two film studios, workshops which can facilitate project set construction, as well as, separate production offices for the accommodation of art departments, dressing rooms and wardrobe functions.

Set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel's home planet, ‘Krypton’ follows Superman's grandfather (Cameron Cuffe, ‘The Halcyon’) - who’s House of El was ostracized and shamed - as he fights to redeem his family's honour and save his beloved world from chaos.

Speaking after the announcement of the deal with SYFY, Chairman of Belfast Harbour, David Dobbin said:

“Welcoming our first tenant to Belfast Harbour Studios is very exciting for us. Working with Northern Ireland Screen and hosting visits from many production companies has shown there is a need for a facility like this. Supporting the regional economy is one of our strategic goals and enhancing Northern Ireland’s media offering is very much part of this. We look forward to working with Warner Horizon and further enhancing Northern Ireland’s reputation in the film industry.”

Created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, ‘Krypton’ is executive produced by David S. Goyer (‘Man of Steel’, ‘The Dark Knight trilogy’) through his Phantom Four production company. Damian Kindler (‘Sleepy Hollow’) will also serve as executive producer and showrunner.

Irish director Ciaran Donnelly (‘Vikings’) is also executive producer and director on a number of episodes. In addition to Cameron Cuffe, the show also stars Georgina Campbell (‘Broadchurch’), Elliot Cowan (‘Da Vinci’s Demons’), Ann Ogbomo (‘World War Z’), Rasmus Hardiker (‘Your Highness’), Wallis Day (‘Will’), Aaron Pierre (‘Tennison’) with Northern Irish actors Ian McElhinney (‘Game of Thrones’) and Paula Malcomson (‘The Hunger Games’) also featuring.

Speaking about the show, executive producer Geoff Johns said:

“This is an untold story and time travel is involved. History could be changed and what happens in this story can be very different from the backstory people know.”

‘Krypton’ is being produced by Phantom Four in association with Warner Horizon Scripted Television for the SYFY channel, and will premiere on March 21st, 2018.




BREAKING NEWS
Production Gets Underway on Lorcan Finnegan's 'Vivarium'
Francis Brennan's Grand Tour Returns to RTÉ This Sunday
Filming Recommences on 'The Rhythm Section' as Blake Lively Returns to Ireland
John Creedon's Road Less Travelled Set to Debut on RTÉ This Sunday

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS
Northern Ireland Screen's Feature Doc Development Applications Open
‘Maze’ Director Stephen Burke talks IFTN through the Development, Finance & Filming of his latest Project
Free Industry Newsletter
Subscribe to IFTN's industry newsletter - it's free and e-mailed directly to your inbox every week.
Click here to sign up.


RELATED NEWS
Netflix & Syfy Release First Look 'Nightflyers' Teaser
21 Mar 2018 
Universal Launch The Start Of Production On Netflix Bound 'Nightflyers'
09 Feb 2018 
Production Commences On SYFY's 'Nightflyers' Series In Troy Studios
07 Feb 2018 
SYFY's 'Nightflyers' Series Emerges As Top Production in IFB Funding 2018
26 Jan 2018 
EDITOR'S PICK
IFTA Introduces Irish Actors to Royal Couple
Growing Talent in Visual Effects - Screen Scene VFX Launch 5th Visual Effects Internship
Emmy Nominations for Irish HODs, 'GOT' and 'Vikings'
Oireachtas Report Published on the Development Working Conditions in the Irish Film Industry
MORE ON IFTN
Editing Services
Irish film and digital post houses
Sound Post Production
Find out more about Ireland finest sound post facilities
Duplicaiton Services
Need multiple copies fast?

CONNECT WITH IFTN
Find us on Facebook
Follow IFTN on Twitter
E-Newsletter Subscribe
Subscribe to RSS Feed




 
 the Website  Directory List  Festivals  Who's Who  Locations  Filmography  News  Crew  Actors
 

Contact Us | Advertise | Copyright | Terms & Conditions | Security & Privacy | RSS Feed | Twitter