Season one among The Boys was met with many critical and commercial success, and it sits alongside a number of the simplest Amazon Prime shows, including Fleabag and therefore the Tick. But the squeamish should be warned: it’s bloody and brutal, but it’s proved to even be a show with tons of heart, because of an ensemble cast you’ll root for, despite all the, you know horrible murder.
The Boys Season 2 Trailer Is Here
It appears that season 2 will pick up right where the first left off, with the evil Superman stand-in Homelander (the magnificent Antony Starr) revealing a super-powered son, and Hughie (Jack Quaid) saving the lifetime of speedster A-Train (Jessie T. Usher), despite running through his girlfriend at the start of the show.
The Boys Season 2 Features A Release Date Of ‘mid-2020’
Release date of mid-2020 fits, as actor Karl Urban, confirmed on Instagram that the show wrapped filming (see above). In addition, at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Kripke told Collider to expect the second season at “about the same time next year”. A summer release of July 2020 seems the most likely, in that case, but we’ll keep you updated.
The Boys Season 2 Are Going To Be 8 Episodes Long, But What Is Going To The Story Be About?
A few elements persevere the air from the season one finale. First, expect Compound V, the mysterious drug that provides superpowers to humans, to stay a recurring mystery.
“If it’s a secret, if it’s nothing the planet knows about yet, then it [Compound V] becomes a secret that everybody will kill for, and it gives you an object that everybody wants, and it does all the good things a McGuffin does,” Kripke told Entertainment Weekly. Now Billy and Hughie know that secret, what happens next?
The Boys Season 2 Cast Will Introduce New Characters
Starlight (Erin Moriarty) will return, along with other members from The Seven: Homelander (Antony Starr), gross fish-man The Deep (Chace Crawford), Queen Maeve (Dominique McElligott) and probably A-Train (Jessie T Usher). However, the latter will got to get over the guts attack he suffered at the top of season 1.
Giancarlo Esposito (best known as Breaking Bad’s Gus Fring and Moff Gideon in Star Wars TV show, The Mandalorian) appeared in the first season’s finale, guest-starring as enigmatic Vought CEO, Mr Edgar. Expect him to play a bigger role in season 2, especially with Madelyn Stillwell (Shue) killed within the finale.
The Best Superhero Show On TV?
The Boys was one among the surprise hits of the year, with a robust ensemble cast and an ingenious angle on the superheroes during a time almost saturated with them. Executive producer Seth Rogen’s words about the subsequent set of episodes to Collider justify our optimism for the show’s future. “We just watched, actually, the primary episode of the second season in the week. It was a wonderful thing as producers. This is way better than I ever could’ve hoped it would be.”