Krypton is less than a month away from debuting on Syfy. We have a ton of new information, including our first look at Brainiac. We discuss this plus more Doom Patrol casting on Titans, and Arrowverse.
First look at Blake Ritson as Brainiac on Krypton – USA Today
- Ritson – “Yes, he traverses the universe in a gigantic skull ship, ripping cities out of planets, miniaturizing them and placing them on board. But he does so in the spirit of conservation. In his mind, he’s committed to the ultimate philanthropic act: saving all of creation. In many ways it’s analogous to Noah plucking out two of every animal to ensure their survival, even while knowing that others must perish.”
- “it’s something of a blank canvas that has allowed a lot of freedom for the writers to world-build. This is a major expansion of the Superman universe and mythology and the civilization that fostered the greatest hero that ever lived.”
- Initially took 7 hours to apply Brainiac makeup, now “only” 4.5 hours
- YouTube – David S. Goyer, Geoff Johns talk Brainiac, Skull ship!
- New trailer on Twitter – Brainiac
- Debuts March 21
April Bowlby joins the cast of Titans as Rita Farr/Elasti-Girl
- Description from Entertainment Weekly – “An actress on the rise, Rita Farr was exposed to a toxic gas that altered her cellular structure — which, in the comics, allows her to expand or shrink her body at will. Longing for the days of old, Rita finds a place for herself among The Doom Patrol.”
- Will debut in Episode 5 “Doom Patrol”, potential to recur
Returning to the Arrowverse
- Jay Garrick and Jesse Quick will return in Episode 15 “Enter Flashtime” (March 6th)
- Jonah Hex will return in season finale of Legends of Tomorrow
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