SYFY release trailer for “Deadly Class” adaptation
There was lots of news that came out of NYCC a this past weekend, from comics to merchandise to movies and TV. While the fact that Young Justice is making a comics comeback is more than enough to get us excited, SYFY have come in with a trailer for their upcoming series Deadly Class. Based on a comic from Rick Remender, Wesley Craig, Rus Wooton, and Lee Loughridge, Deadly Class is about a secret school for assassins and all the drama (and murder, probably) that goes on there. Starring the inimitable B.D. Wong, the series will debut early next year. Check out the trailer and the details below.
SYFY’S ‘DEADLY CLASS’ REVEALS SERIES PREMIERE DATE AND NEW PROMO AT NEW YORK COMIC CON
New Series from Sony Pictures Television and Universal Cable Productions Set to Premiere January 16
Announced today during DEADLY CLASS’ New York Comic Con panel, SYFY’s upcoming series will premiere onWednesday, January 16 at 10/9c.Set in a dark, heightened world against the backdrop of late 80s counter culture, DEADLY CLASS follows the story of Marcus (Benjamin Wadsworth), a teen living on the streets who is recruited into Kings Dominion, an elite private academy where the world’s top crime families send their next generations. Maintaining his moral code while surviving a ruthless curriculum, vicious social cliques and his own adolescent uncertainties soon proves to be vital. Based on the best-selling 2014 Image Comics graphic novel by Rick Remender and Wes Craig, DEADLY CLASS is a coming of age journey full of ancient mystery and teen angst.
DEADLY CLASS stars Benedict Wong (“Doctor Strange,” “Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams”), Wadsworth (“Teen Wolf”), Lana Condor (“’To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” “X-Men: Apocalypse”), María Gabriela de Faría (“Yo Soy Franky,” “Sitiados”), Luke Tennie (“Shock and Awe”), Liam James (“The Way Way Back,” “The Killing”), and Michel Duval (“Señora Acero,” QUEEN OF THE SOUTH).
From Sony Pictures Television and Universal Cable Productions (UCP), DEADLY CLASS was adapted for television by Remender and Miles Orion Feldsott, who serve as executive producers alongside Joe Russo (“Avengers: Infinity War,” “Captain America: Civil War”), Anthony Russo (“Avengers: Infinity War,” “Captain America: Civil War”), Mike Larocca (“Spy”) and Mick Betancourt (USA Network’s THE PURGE, “Shots Fired”). Remender, Feldsott and Betancourt share showrunner duties on the series.
Deadly Class will premiere on SYFY on January 16.