Updated April 18: Following a well-received pilot, Syfy has ordered a full first season of the Russo Brothers' Deadly Class TV series, according to Deadline.
“We’re committed to developing graphic novels for SYFY and have found a rich, compelling, truly unique world in Deadly Class,” said Bill McGoldrick, President, Scripted Content, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. “Our producing partners expertly combined high school angst, 80s nostalgia and comic flair into a beautifully realized, visually arresting pilot that truly brings [Rick Remender and Wes Craig]'s acclaimed comic series to life.”
Syfy did not specify when Deadly Class would debut.
Original Story: Avengers: Infinity War directors Joe and Anthony Russo's TV adaptation of Rick Remender and Wes Craig's creator-owned Image series Deadly Class has received a pilot order from Syfy, according to Deadline.
The Russos will reportedly executive produce the pilot with Adam Targum directing, based on a script by Remender and Miles Feldsott.
Deadly Class tells the story of a teenager who is recruited into a training facility for assassins in the late 80s.
No projected release date for the show has been announced.