‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ Loses Showrunner Steven S. DeKnight Halfway Through Filming of Netflix Series

/Film | 9/17/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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Jupiter’s Legacy is off to a shaky start. Netflix’s adaptation of the Mark Millar superhero comic book has lost showrunner Steven S. DeKnight, who stepped down over creative differences. But DeKnight’s exit comes halfway through production of the eight-episode first season, leaving Netflix scrambling for a replacement as filming continues.

Deadline broke the news that Steven S. DeKnight has stepped down as Jupiter’s Legacy showrunner over “creative differences.” Netflix has begun search for a replacement as the series continues production of the eight-episode first season. Filming has been completed for the first four episodes, according to Deadline, but there are no plan for the series to go on hiatus while a new showrunner is being found. Efforts are being made for a “continuous production and a smooth transition,” Deadline reports.

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DeKnight wrote and directed the first episode of the series in addition to serving as showrunner. But once a new showrunner comes on board, the new creative team could likely change direction on the show with possible reshoots taking place. It’s...
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