Netflix has launched the briefest of teaser trailers for Jupiter’s Legacy, the streaming service’s upcoming superhero collection based mostly on the graphic novel by Mark Millar and illustrator Frank Quitely. While the teaser does not embody any precise footage outdoors some CGI cape flurrying, it does include a launch date—May 7, 2021—and a few narration courtesy of Josh Duhamel‘s dulcet tones. Could be worse!
“One day you’re going to be stronger than anyone else in the world,” Duhamel’s character says. “Every evil you can imagine is going to rise up against mankind, not for justice, but for vengeance. And you’re going to be the future.”
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That suits with Jupiter’s Legacy storyline, which sees an older technology of costumed heroes trying to a youthful class of superhumans to hold the load, solely to satisfy a superpowered conflict of beliefs and strategies. Word on the road is Netflix has gone all out for this one—which is saying one thing, given the streamer’s fleet of cash dump vehicles—and the outcome needs to be the kind of superhero epic we have grown used to over the past decade. It is smart for Netflix, too, which appears to be like to construct its personal gargantuan MCU-ish franchise based mostly on the works of Mark Millar and his “Millarworld.” If achieved proper, Jupiter’s Legacy could possibly be that stepping stone.
The collection additionally 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), and Matt Lanter (Timeless).
Check out the trailer beneath. Jupiter‘s Legacy, which is about to run for eight episodes, hits Netflix on May 7, 2021.
Here is the official synopsis for Jupiter’s Legacy:
After practically a century of preserving mankind protected, the world’s first technology of superheroes should look to their kids to proceed the legacy. But tensions rise because the younger superheroes, hungry to show their value, wrestle to stay as much as their dad and mom’ legendary public reputations — and exacting private requirements.
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