Syfy premiered a new trailer for Deadly Class, an upcoming action drama, during a panel at the 2018 San Diego Comic Con. The trailer shows off the brutal world in the television series which is based on the popular 2014 Image Comics graphic novel co-created by Wes Craig and Rick Remender.
Rick Remender is heavily involved in the television adaptation as the writer, executive producer, and showrunner. In addition, Miles Orion Feldsott and Mick Betancourt serve as executive producers and co-showrunners on the series which will make its debut on Syfy in 2019. Joe Russo (Avengers: Infinity War, Captain America: Civil War), Anthony Russo (Avengers: Infinity War, Captain America: Civil War), and Mike Larocca (Spy) are also involved as executive producers.
The cast of season one includes Benjamin Wadsworth (Teen Wolf), Lana Condor (X-Men: Apocalypse, Alita: Battle Angel), Benedict Wong (Doctor Strange, Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams), María Gabriela De Faría (Yo Soy Franky, Sitiados), and Luke Tennie (Shock and Awe).
The Plot: Set in a dark, heightened world against the backdrop of late 80s counter culture, Deadly Class follows the story of Marcus, 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, Deadly Class is a coming of age journey full of ancient mystery and teen angst.