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'Krypton' TV series will shoot in Northern Ireland

Exclusive: The Superman prequel series will be filmed at the new studio facility in Belfast.

In what looks like a major coup for the Northern Ireland film and TV industry, The Man of Steel is coming to Belfast.

It has been confirmed this week that Krypton, the Superman prequel series, will be the very first production to shoot at the brand new Belfast Harbour Studios (below).

The series, made by Phantom Four in association with Warner Horizon Scripted Television for the Syfy channel, will start pre-production in Belfast this month with a shoot date of late summer.  

Set two generations before the destruction of the superhero’s home planet, Krypton follows Superman’s grandfather (Cameron Cuffe), whose House of El was ostracized and shamed, as he fights to redeem his family’s honour and save his beloved world from chaos. 

Based on DC characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, Krypton is executive »  See full article at ScreenDaily

- geoffrey@macnab.demon.co.uk (Geoffrey Macnab)

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