The Boys are set to return to Amazon Prime later this year, with a “crazier, stranger, more intense, and more emotional” season two. The dates were announced during a virtual reunion hosted by Patton Oswalt.
Creator and executive producer Eric Kripke joked that the surgeon general insisted the first three episodes air together on September 4. New episodes will be available on a weekly basis. “We wanted to give you time to freak out, digest, discuss, come down from the high, before we give you another dose. We only have your well-being in mind. Hope you love the season as much as we do,” Kripke said.
Based on the comic book by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, The Boys is a group of vigilantes out to expose truth about superheroes, The Seven and their management Vought. Season one ended with a massive twist involving The Boys leader Billy Butcher (Karl Urban), superhero Homelander (Antony Starr) and Butcher’s not-so-dead wife.
The Boys go on the run from the law and the Supes in season two, while missing their leader. The Supes also have to adjust to a few things after Homelander killed their last boss Madelyn Stillwell (Elisabeth Shue). New superhero Stormfront (Aya Cash) joins the team and threatens Homelander’s plans to take control of things. You can meet Stormfront in The Boys First Look video below.
The Boys also stars Laz Alonso, Jack Quaid, Karen Fukuhara, Tomer Kapon, Erin Moriarty, Antony Starr, Dominique McElligott, Jessie Usher, Chace Crawford, Nathan Mitchel, Jennifer Esposito, Giancarlo Esposito and Simon Pegg. Claudia Doumit and Goran Visnjic join the cast with Oswalt in a secret role. You can watch the The Boys reunion on Amazon Prime Video’s YouTube channel, Twitter account, and Facebook page.
The Boys season 2, episodes 1-3 premieres September 4. New episodes will release every week on Fridays leading to an October 9 season finale.
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