Merry early Christmas, comic-book lovers.
On Thursday, the premiere episode of the eagerly-anticipated new Syfy series “Deadly Class” dropped four weeks ahead of its January premiere date. The pilot episode is now available commercial-free across all Syfy platforms, along with YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. Oh, and TheWrap has embedded it above, in case you don’t want to move a muscle before diving into the series.
An adaptation of the 2014 Image Comics graphic novel by Rick Remender and Wes Craig, “Deadly Class” follows a homeless teen recruited into a storied elite private school where the world’s top crime families send their next generations. Newcomer Benjamin Wadsworth stars in the series, alongside Condor, de Faría, Benedict Wong, Luke Tennie, Liam James and Michel Duval.
The cast and creators of the 10-part series took to social media today to share the news that the small-screen adaptation of the comic is now streaming online before its official linear premiere on Wednesday, January 16 at 10/9c.
“I can’t believe the time has finally come????” Condor wrote on Instagram. “the whole cast and crew of @deadlyclasssyfy worked our butts off on this show for you loves! Check out the link in my bio for a special early release of the first episode now! xox and thank you always for the support #deadlyclass #saya #SYFY”
The premiere episode of “Deadly Class” will be available commercial-free via SYFY On Demand, online at SYFY.com, and the SYFY and USA apps, today through Jan. 16. The episode will be available on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter through January 1.
“Deadly Class” hails from Sony Pictures Television and Universal Cable Productions and was adapted for television by Remender and Miles Orion Feldsott, who serve as executive producers alongside “Avengers: Infinity War” filmmakers Joe and Anthony Russo, Mike Larocca (“Spy”) and Mick Betancourt (USA’s “The Purge”). Remender, Feldsott and Betancourt are co-showrunners.
“Deadly Class” premieres Jan. 16 at 10/9c on Syfy.