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Jupiter’s Legacy, Netflix’s first series to debut from the mind of comic book scribe Mark Millar, is coming into focus.
The streaming service announced the eight-episode series will premiere May 7 and also shared a short teaser for the decades-spanning superhero drama.
Jupiter’s Legacy stars Josh Duhamel, Leslie Bibb, Ben Daniels, Elena Kampouris, Andrew Horton, Mike Wade and Matt Lanter. It centers on the world’s first superheroes as they must look to their children to pick up their mantle.
Millar, the blockbuster comic book writer behind Kingsman Marvel’s The debuted Jupiter’s Legacy in comics in 2013 with artist Frank Quitely. They are executive producing with Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, Dan McDermott, Steven S. DeKnight, James Middleton and Sang Kyu Kim.
Netflix acquired Millar’s comic book imprint Millarworld in August 2017 and is developing a series for American Jesus, as well as films based on the titles Empress, Huck and Reborn, starring Sandra Bullock.
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