SyFy Completes Casting of Krypton’s Core Cast

Following the casting of The Halcyon actor Cameron Cuffe as Seg-El, father of Jor-El, and After Hours actor Georgina Campbell as Lyta Zod, Deadline is reporting that SyFy’s Krypton has finally rounded out it’s main cast. Deadline is reporting that the following actors have been cast on the SyFy show set to hit small screens sometime in 2017: Ian McElhinney, Elliot Cowan, Ann Ogbomo, Rasmus Hardiker, Wallis Day, and Aaron Pierre.

The aforementioned actors are set to play the following roles (descriptions courtesy of both TVLine [a few weeks ago] and Deadline):

Ian McElhinney of Game of Thornes will play Val-El | Seg’s genius grandpa defied death by going into the Phantom Zone, and is a staunch believer in space exploration. (We know that’s a lesson he’ll pass along to his great-grandson.) (TVLine). He is a rogue genius who believes that space exploration is a basic form of self-defense, and he has tried, without success, to warn the Kryptonian elite about the arrival of an ancient threat (Deadline).

Elliot Cowan of Da Vinci’s Demons will play Daron Vex | The Chief Magistrate of Kandor. His real business is defending Krypton’s established oligarchy against heretics and dissidents (Deadline).

Ann Ogbomo of World War Z will play Alura Zod | Lyta’s mom happens to bear the same name as Kara Zor-El’s mother on Supergirl, while “Zod” always raises an eyebrow because of that whole “kneel before” thing (TVLine).Lyta Zod’s mother and a leader of Krypton’s military guild. She is an extremely tough and demanding training officer (Deadline).

Rasmus Hardiker of Your Highness will play Kem | A brilliant engineer as well as Seg-El’s best friend and partner in an underground tech-repair business (Deadline).

Wallis Day of The Royals will play Nyssa Vex | A junior magistrate and the daughter of Daron Vex (Deadline).

Aaron Pierre of Tennison will play Dev Em | If anyone is going to survive Krypton’s inevitable fate, it’ll be this chiseled, twentysomething bad boy. In the comics, Dev escapes the doomed planet, abuses Superboy on Earth and eventually becomes an ally of the Legion of Super-Heroes… in the 30th century (TVLine). A cadet under the command of Primus Alura Zod (Deadline).


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