Netflix has released the shortest of trailers for Jupiter’s legacy, the streaming service’s upcoming superhero series based on the graphic novel by Mark Millar and illustrator Frank Quitely. While the teaser does not include any actual footage outside of some layers of CGI, it does come with a release date (May 7, 2021) and narration courtesy of Josh duhamelSweet tones. It could be worse!
“One day you will be stronger than anyone else in the world,” says Duhamel’s character. “Every evil you can imagine will rise up against humanity, not for justice, but for revenge. And you will be the future.”
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That fits with Jupiter’s legacy story, which sees an older generation of costumed heroes looking for a younger class of superhumans to carry the load, only to find a clash of superpowered ideals and methods. It is said on the street that Netflix has done its best for this one, which is saying something, given the streamer’s fleet of money dump trucks, and the result should be the kind of superhero epic we’ve grown used to. during the last decade. It also makes sense for Netflix, which is looking to build its own mammoth MCU-style franchise based on the works of Mark Millar and his “Millarworld.” If done right Jupiter’s legacy it could be that springboard.
The series also stars Leslie Bibb (Iron Man), Ben daniels (The crown), Elena Kampouris (Sacred lies), Andrew Horton (How to talk to girls at parties), Mike wade (For the people), Y Matt lanter (Eternal).
Check out the trailer below. Jupiter‘s Legacy, which runs for eight episodes, hits Netflix on May 7, 2021.
Here is the official synopsis of Jupiter’s legacy:
After nearly a century of keeping humanity safe, the world’s first generation of superheroes must look to their children to carry on the legacy. But tensions rise as young superheroes, hungry to prove themselves, struggle to live up to their parents’ legendary public reputations and exacting personal standards.
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Veteran voice actor Kevin Michael Richardson will take on the role of white actor Harry Shearer.
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