From executive producers the Russo Brothers (Avengers: Infinity War) comes “Deadly Class,“ Syfy’s upcoming small screen adaptation of Rick Remender’s graphic novel. The series is set to premiere on January 16, 2019, but the pilot has just been uploaded to YouTube (officially by Syfy) for all to watch weeks ahead of the actual, proper premiere!
No seriously. You can watch the full pilot episode below!
“Set in a dark, comic book world against the backdrop of late 80s counter culture, DEADLY CLASS follows a homeless teen recruited into a storied elite private school 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.”
Cast includes Benedict Wong (“Doctor Strange,” “Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams”), Benjamin Wadsworth (“Teen Wolf”), Lana Condor (“X-Men: Apocalypse,” “Alita: Battle Angel”), Maria Gabriela de Faria (“Yo Soy Franky,” “Sitiados”), Luke Tennie (“Shock and Awe”), Liam James(“The Way Way Back,” “The Killing”) and Michel Duval (“Queen of the South”).
From Sony Pictures Television and Universal Cable Productions, “Deadly Class” was adapted for television by Rick Remender and Miles Orion Feldsott, who will serve as executive producers alongside Joe Russo (“Avengers: Infinity War,” “Captain America: Civil War”), Anthony Russo (“Avengers: Infinity War,” “Captain America: Civil War”) and Mike Larocca (“Spy”). Adam Targum (“Banshee”) from Chipmunk Hill also served as executive producer on the pilot, along with Lee Toland Krieger (“The Age of Adaline”), who also directed.