Just days after the conclusion of Krypton's second season, Syfy announced it will not renew the DC Comics television series for a third season. Similarly, the cable network has dropped plans to proceed with a planned spinoff series starring Lobo.
In reaction to the sudden, shocking news, star Cameron Cuffe shared his thoughts on Twitter. Grateful for the opportunity, Cuffe played the series' main protagonist Seg-El, the eventual father of Jor-El and grandfather to Kal-El, the Kryptonian destined to grow up and become Superman.
What I feel above all is gratitude. I spent 3 years living an impossible dream. I will always be a proud son of Krypton.— Cameron Cuffe (@thecameroncuffe) August 16, 2019
Keep believing in a better tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/LqMBedxpdf
Emmett J. Scanlan, who had a recurring role in the second season as fan-favorite interstellar bounty Lobo, posted his own reaction, a bit more visibly disheartened by the news. Scanlan had been expected to reprise his role as Lobo on the cancelled spinoff starring his character.
..confusing.@KryptonSYFY S2 has been praised by critics right across the board, & in that we can take away so much happiness. It was & still is a great show, a ballzy show I was so proud to be part of. But it was a show not enough people watched live, because watching live...— Emmett J. Scanlan (@EmmettScanlan) August 16, 2019
@PrissJohnCast & you the fans, for this truly special part of my journey. I salute yis all. But special thanks goes to my brother, our showrunner @camwelsh_ who backed me, who says what he means, or doesn’t say anything at all. Cam is- and you can ask anyone who.....— Emmett J. Scanlan (@EmmettScanlan) August 16, 2019
Warner Horizon, the television production company behind Krypton and the Lobo spinoff, have announced that they plan to shop both programs to other networks and platforms for a potential continuation.
Krypton stars Cameron Cuffe as Seg-El, Shaun Sipos as Adam Strange, Georgina Campbell as Lyta-Zod, Elliot Cowan as Daron-Vex, Ann Ogbomo as Jayna-Zod, Rasmus Hardiker as Kem, Wallis Day as Nyssa-Vex, Aaron Pierre as Dev-Em, Ian McElhinney as Val-El and Blake Ritson as Brainiac.