Jupiter’s legacy canceled at Netflix, Mark Millar’s Supercrooks will take its place

The cast of Netflix’s superhero series Jupiter’s Legacy have been released from their contractual commitments, bringing the series to an end after just one season. Instead, streaming giant and writer Mark Millar will be working on developing other projects in the universe of Jupiter’s Legacy, starting with Supercrooks.

“I’m really proud of what the team has accomplished with Jupiter’s Legacy and the incredible work everyone has done during this original season,” Marc Millar said in a statement. “I’ve been asked a lot what we are planning with this world and the answer is see what the supervillains do. I’ve always loved the crime stories from Scorsese to Tarantino and the supervillains are always the part. funniest superhero story. “

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“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 said. for follow-up. “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 version of the ‘Super crookscomic strip that I created with Leinil Francis Yu a few years ago. Considering the next step, we have made the difficult decision to leave our incredible cast out of their engagement with the show as we continue to thoughtfully develop all areas of the ‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ saga. We’re sure we’ll get to that later and we just want to thank you for your continued support and the cast and crew who made this so great. “

Written by Mark Millar with illustrations by Leinil Francis Yu, Supercrooks will follow a group of villains planning a monumental heist. The live-action show, which is currently in its early stages, is being developed alongside an anime-style series based on the same material, with Netflix planning to build an anthology franchise out of Jupiter’s Legacy, rather than continuing the central story that started with the first season last month.

While Millar says he’s convinced Jupiter’s legacy will return at some point, don’t hold your breath. The first season, which was developed by Daredevil’s Steven S. DeKnight, received a largely mixed response from critics, which certainly would have been a disappointment for the streaming service, which no doubt had hoped to match the reviews. Amazon solids. The Boys and more recently the animated series Invincible.

Although it apparently ended Jupiter’s Legacy before it really had a chance to start, Netflix still has several projects in the works for their Millarworld franchise, including American Jesus, which follows a twelve-year-old boy who suddenly discovers that it is the return of Jesus. Christ, Huck, who follows a simple man in a small town who uses his special abilities to do a good deed every day, and Sharkey the Bounty Hunter, who takes place in a sci-fi universe and follows Sharkey, a bounty of col blue -hunter, who stalks criminals across the galaxy in his converted rocket-powered ice cream truck.

So, are you disappointed to see Jupiter’s Legacy come to an end so soon? For those still keen to delve into the short-lived series, which stars Josh Duhamel, Ben Daniels, Leslie Bibb, Elena Kampouris, Andrew Horton, Mike Wade and Matt Lanter, the first season is available to stream on Netflix. This comes to us from Deadline.

Topics: Jupiter’s Legacy, Netflix, Streaming

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