Krypton Trailer...Plus Brainiac

Samuel Hughes
Samuel Hughes

So apparently the plot is that Brainiac comes back from the future to blow up Krypton to stop Superman from being born or something?

The visuals are fucking amazing though.

Daniel Rivera
Daniel Rivera

Who the fuck is the guy talking to Superman's grandfather supposed to be? Rip Hunter?

Luis Peterson
Luis Peterson

I think that's supposed to be Adam Strange. No idea on why he looks like a hobo, though.

Wyatt Long
Wyatt Long

Well, at least it has a decent budget. Other than that it looks pretty bland. Goyer didn't write a decent script in over a decade, so this will probably be bad.

Kayden Stewart
Kayden Stewart

Looks alright in the costuming and effects budget, but since it's set on Krypton, that means no powers.. and from the sounds of it, they might be setting up some awkward "fighting back against fascism" plotline. Might just be my paranoia with these things, but production on shows like this often take a year or two, which puts the writers right in the perfect timeframe to think that making a shitty political allegory that tacitly glorifies antifa would be a brilliant idea.

Henry Gomez
Henry Gomez

What's wrong with fighting evil Kryptonian Nationalists?

Angel Gutierrez
Angel Gutierrez

but since it's set on Krypton, that means no powers

Not necessarily, they might do a subplot about exploring the effect of different suns on kryptonian physiology. They've got Brainiac and Adam Strange in there so they're clearly not going to limit themselves when it comes to that department.

Henry Rodriguez
Henry Rodriguez

Honestly, I find it odd they chose Kal El's grandfather as the focus. Jor El I can get but the grandfather? Really?

Jose Mitchell
Jose Mitchell

Set up for Zod taking over for a 2nd season, most likely.

So they can milk it out until they actually have to touch legitimate canon, obviously.

Elijah Campbell
Elijah Campbell

They've cast/confirmed:
<Zod family (probably the General's parents)
<Adam Strange
<Brainiac (cast as Vril Dox, so maybe we get evil giant spaceship and some humanoid version from the past)
<Doomsday
<Hawkgirl
Considering Strange and Hawkgirl appear, it's safe to say is correct.

inb4 it's just a shitty drama show with aliens
There's been so many cast as random Kryptonians that it feels that's how it will go.

Levi Mitchell
Levi Mitchell

inb4 it's just a shitty drama show with aliens

Well they did say that it's going to have Superman's grandpa shacking up with a Zod girl in a Romeo/Juliet-type romance, so…

Owen Myers
Owen Myers

Adam Strange
Weird choice, instead of fucking around on the planet Rann via zeta beams, he's been time traveled to Krypton past to stop Superman from being killed? Were they not willing to use Booster Gold? Have they ran out of other time traveling characters?
I think the only good you could get out of having Strange on Krypton would be to use his jetpack and have a you will believe a man can fly type moment.

Colton Kelly
Colton Kelly

He doesn't even look like Adam Strange, he looks like a homeless guy off the street. It kinda makes me worried about the designs for everyone else like Brainiac, Hawkman, Doomsday, etc.

Gavin Sanders
Gavin Sanders

Were they not willing to use Booster Gold?
Probably not due to some legal bullshit involving royalties. It's not like Julie Schwartz is around to be paid, as opposed to Dan Jurgens.

Anthony Russell
Anthony Russell

trash like Supergirl looking great
trash like Flash which people just watch because Bazinga looking great
Krypton looking great

What the hell is Gotham's excuse?

Liam Scott
Liam Scott

It wanted to be detective comics but they forgot Slam Bradley

Alexander Reyes
Alexander Reyes

Well, I'll be damned. It doesn't look like complete dog shit.
Strange
Hawkgirl
While I welcome Adam Strange, isn't Hawkgirl currently being used in Legends of Tomorrow or whatever the fuck they're called?

Nathaniel Ramirez
Nathaniel Ramirez

I liked smallville. Couldn't give less of a shit about new cape shows.

Noah Bennett
Noah Bennett

They dropped her after the first season because everyone thought her and Hawkman were the worst part of the show.

Jackson Rivera
Jackson Rivera

They dropped her after the first season because everyone thought her and Hawkman were the worst part of the show.
Why does this always happens?

Jackson Ward
Jackson Ward

It's pretty rare for shows to actually listen when someone sucks. Look at Felicity in Arrow. I'm glad they did, because the Hawks really weren't very interesting in LoT.

Jeremiah Price
Jeremiah Price

Actually I think the fan pandering in the DC shows tends to ruin everything. It was the fans who made Felicity so big, it was the fans chased her off, it was the fans whining that pressured Katie Cassidy into getting plastic surgery, then kicking her off the show, it was the fans chased Kevin Smith off, man, if the fucking fans knew what they wanted they'd be writing the fucking show themselves, I don't want to see a fucking vote-for-the-ending show, I want to be surprised by a writer with a plan, not bent over a barrel by the lowest common denominator.

Asher Lewis
Asher Lewis

That's not listening to the fans, user, that's listening to tumblr.

Grayson Adams
Grayson Adams

I agree with you that shows shouldn't be run by fans that don't know what they want but the Hawkman and Hawkgirl were the weakest part of Season 1 of LOT. That and the writing of course.

Colton Walker
Colton Walker

One month until the premiere on Syfy

Nolan Young
Nolan Young

The first season and half of he second were fun to watch a glimp of what normal people do when they live in a shitty city full of crazy fucker
Then it got full pantsu over headdu and wanted to make penguin gay with Barbara a dyke Batman in love since a wee lad with an ayyyyyylmao and ebin joker

If they stuck with Gordon and bullocks crazy adventure in crazy Gotham it would have be way better

Justin Harris
Justin Harris

ebin joker
To be fair, the guy who played him deserved to be in a much better series.

Nicholas Sanders
Nicholas Sanders

Quite a few of the actors in Gotham are great. Makes it all the more infuriating that they are stuck in such a shitty series.

Justin Brooks
Justin Brooks

And?

Justin King
Justin King

Were they not willing to use Booster Gold?
DC makes weird demands of shows about what heroes they can and can't use. They might have tentative plans to do something maybe down the line with Booster Gold, so they banned the show from using them. For instance, the reason we had The Atom on Arrow was because they asked if they could use Ted Kord on the show, and were told it was a-okay until after they started filming, and then DC told them never mind, and had to use someone else. The company has this retarded concept that people will "get confused" by different shows having different continuities so they demand that there be no overlap with the characters.
Gotham did look really good, at least for the first season.
Felicity was fun and great as a side character, but once they started forcing her as the lead romance for Ollie, she became awful. The real issue is that the writers for that show are garbage at writing romance. Laurel was terrible until they decided not to force her with Oliver, then Sarah was terrible. Then Felicity. Then reporter girl, and Felicity stopped being quite as bad, but still wasn't as good because of the leftover drama from ending a relationship they had to wring out. Now that they're in a happy relationship with no fucking drama and the writers aren't trying to make anything dramatic happen out of that, they're perfectly fine.
I actually really enjoyed the first few episodes simply because it was a cop out for justice in a city that actively hindered that. If you removed the Batman mythos from the show it could have been a really good police procedural.

Evan Hill
Evan Hill

Seg-El is an oil driller. How am I not surprised.

Camden James
Camden James

So this is CW-verse right?

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