Netflix’s big-budget superhero series Jupiter’s Legacy was canceled after just one season.
However, a spin-off called Supercrooks, based on the villains of the same universe, is now underway elsewhere.
The show, based on the graphic novels by Mark Millar and Frank Quitely, didn’t launch until May.
Josh Duhamel directs the cast of Jupiter’s Legacy (Netflix)
With Josh Duhamel and Leslie Bibb, Jupiter’s Legacy follows a team of superheroes on the verge of retirement.
As this happens, their children feel the pressure to take over the family business.
But one Twitter statement by the creator has now confirmed that it has been deleted by Netflix.
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AIn breaking the news, Millar says he’s “incredibly proud” of the show, but wants to see what the Villains are up to so far.
“Considering the next step, we have made the difficult decision to leave our incredible cast out of their engagement in the show as we continue to thoughtfully develop all areas of the Jupiter’s Legacy saga,” he wrote.
“We’re sure we’ll come back to this later and just want to thank you for your continued support. ”
The series will now be an ‘origin story’ for future shows (Credit: Netflix)
What will the spin-off of Jupiter’s Legacy, Supercrooks be?
In the same release, Millar details Supercrooks, inspired by crime stories similar to Quentin Tarantino and Martin Scorsese.
“Doing something exclusively focused on the villains they fight feels incredibly fresh as we explore what it’s like to be a villain in a world teeming with good guys who want to put you in jail,” he explains. .
“Jupiter’s Legacy is a large and rich space with a lot of characters to tap into and so I’m happy to share that our next step here is a live-action version of the Supercrooks comic book that I created with Leinil Francis Yu a few years ago. years. ”
The series will now continue as an anime about villains (Photo credit: Marni Grossman / Netflix)
According to Deadline, Supercrooks focuses on a “motley gang of supervillains, crooks, petty thieves and leg-breakers” who come together for the heist of the century.
“Crime pays and they will prove it. Some people just want to have fun and earn some dirty money while they’re doing it.
“If the superheroes get in their way, they’ll spit their teeth out.”
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Millar confirms that Supercrooks will first appear as an animated series later this year.
We do not know if it will be on Netflix, and itasting has yet to be announced.
Jupiter’s Legacy is out now on Netflix.
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