Krypton SDCC ’18 Interview: Ann Ogbomo Talks Jayna’s Strength
SYFY series Krypton returned to San Diego Comic-Con for its second year, as the series’ cast and producers looked back on the Superman prequel’s first season and spilled some secrets about what we might see in Season 2. DC TV Podcasts participated in the press room for Krypton this year where Lacy Baugher (of Krypton Podcast) chatted with the cast at the round tables to discuss the series.
Krypton star Ann Ogbomo, who plays Jayna Zod, sat down to discuss how Jayna changed during Season 1. During the interview, Ogbomo discussed:
How complicated — and physical — the role of Jayna is
Jayna’s struggle with the ideas of duty vs family in Season 1
How Jayna’s Season 2 journey is ultimately a story about figuring out what she believes in now
“What if Superman never existed? Set two generations before the destruction of Superman’s home planet, KRYPTON follows Seg-El, the legendary Man of Steel’s grandfather, as a young man who is faced with a life and death conflict – save his home planet or let it be destroyed in order to restore the fate of his future grandson. With Krypton’s leadership in disarray and the House of El ostracized, Seg finds himself in a difficult position. He must redeem his family’s honor and protect the ones he loves while being challenged by familiar DC characters Brainiac and Earthly time-traveler Adam Strange. “