Marvel and superhero fans are desperately waiting for the arrival of Avengers Endgame, which is expected to hit above $900 million marks in its opening weekend. But far from the worlds of Marvel and DC, Netflix is all set to start its own superhero universe based on Millar comics.
Jupiter’s Legacy, a superhero series is based on Mark Millar and Frank Quitely’s comic book of the same name, will be the first to arrive on Netflix from Millar’s world.
Tenika Davis will be seen in the lead role of a superhero where she plays the character of Petra Small, The Flare. She inherits superhero powers from her dad. Well, as Spiderman’s father shares his wisdom by saying, “With great power comes great responsibility.” Similarly, Petra realizes the challenges and hardships of being a superhero.
Tenika Davis is The Flare, a superhero who takes over the mantle after her father’s injury. But in this world, superheroics aren’t all fun and games, and often come with a whole bunch of deadly consequences. pic.twitter.com/tVXYWrZ0Mj
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Jupiter’s Legacy shows the second generation of superheroes who are trying to live up to their parents’ superhero stature while also confronting the dangers ahead.
Tanika Davis has previously been seen in many popular titles including Jumping the Broom, Saw IV, and Lost Grid.
Jupiter’s Legacy also involves some other big names from the industry, which includes Matt Lanter, Andrew Horton, Leslie Bibb, Ben Daniels, Elena Kampouris, Josh Duhamel and Mike Wade.
The Daredevil fame writer will write and direct Jupiter Legacy’s first episode. The series will have a total of eight episodes in its initial season.