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Brainiac Cast for SyFy's 'Krypton'

Blake Ritson (Image credit: Starz)

Paula Malcomson (Image credit: Showtime)

Da Vinci's Demons actor Blake Ritson has been cast as Brainiac in SyFy's "Krypton," according to Deadline.

Brainiac is one of Superman's oldest enemies, and Deadline reports that he'll also be a villain in the series, set in Krypton's past. Ritson is described as a series regular.

Additionally, "Ray Donovan" actress Paula Malcomson will take the guest role of Charys, the matriarch of the House of El and mother of Seg-El, Krypton's lead. The role has been recast from the pilot.

"Krypton" will premiere in 2018.

Originally published on Newsarama.

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George Marston
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George Marston is Newsarama's resident Marvel Comics expert and general comic book historian since 2011. George has also been the on-site reporter at most major comic conventions such as Comic-Con International: San Diego, New York Comic Con, and C2E2. Outside of comic journalism, I am the artist of many weird pictures, and the guitarist of many heavy riffs. (They/Them)