Developed by David S. Goyer for Syfy, “Krypton” is an American superhero science fiction TV series revolving around Seg-El (Cameron Cuffe), also as you might know the grandfather of the famous DC superhero Kal-El AKA Superman. The series takes place around two centuries before the conception of Superman and puts up with a place on the eponymous fictitious planet. The first season of Krypton was released on March 21, 2018, consisting of ten episodes. The second season of ten episodes premiered on June 12, 2019.
Upon release, the series received mixed reviews from the audience and critics. Nonetheless, the show went on to release a second season which performed poorly in comparison to the first season in terms of ratings and viewership. Season two premiered on June 19, 2019, and just after two seasons, the series was officially axed by Syfy in August 2019.
Krypton Cancelled After Two Seasons: No Season 3
As per The Hollywood Reporter, Syfy has axed “Krypton” because the second season was only bringing in roughly 400,000 watchers – an abrupt decrease from the average of about 1.8 million viewers who witnessed the first season when DVR numbers and 3-day broadcasting was factored in.
Syfy not only canceled “Krypton” prematurely but the network has also called off its projects to develop a spin-off based on season two guest star Emmett J Scanlan as bounty hunter Lobo.
Needless to say, it’s disappointing to see the series ending so abruptly with no proper ending for the characters but it seems like Cuffe who played the famous superhero grandfather is taking it somewhat well.
The actor shared a picture of himself holding the superhero cape which had the family crest on it. He captioned: “What I feel above all is gratitude. I spent 3 years living an impossible dream.
“I will always be a proud son of Krypton. Keep believing in a better tomorrow.”
What I feel above all is gratitude. I spent 3 years living an impossible dream. I will always be a proud son of Krypton.
Keep believing in a better tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/LqMBedxpdf
— Cameron Cuffe (@thecameroncuffe) August 16, 2019
Many fans were saddened after learning the cancellation news, especially because the series won’t have a proper conclusion.
The Cast of Krypton
- Cameron Cuffe played the part of Seg-El
- Nicholas Witham-Mueller portrayed the role of Young Seg-El.
- Georgina Campbell in the role of Lyta-Zod
- Shaun Sipos played the role of Adam Strange
- Elliot Cowan in the part of Daron-Vex
- Ann Ogbomo portrayed the character Jayna-Zod
- Aaron Pierre played his role as Dev-Em
- Rasmus Hardiker in the role of Kem
- Wallis Day in the part of Nyssa-Vex
- Blake Ritson portrayed the role of Brainiac
- Ian McElhinney depicted the character of Val-El
- Colin Salmon was seen playing asGeneral Dru-Zod
- Hannah Waddingham in the role of Jax-Ur
What Would Have Happened in Season 3 of Krypton if it Wasn’t Cancelled
If the series wasn’t canceled, showrunner Cameron Welsh and Luke Kalteux had many plans for season 3. Unfortunately, fans won’t get to see it.
Welsh Tweeted, “I might get into trouble for this… But here’s the teaser for what would have been the first episode of season 3 that @LukeKalteux and I cooked up…”
He shared the one-page script on his official twitter handle letting the fans know what they had planned for the now-canceled season 3. Check the script below:
— Cam Welsh (@CamWelsh_) August 19, 2019