The Boys’ premiere for new season is August 28th 2020, starting with a devilish retrospective on the first season. Each new episode of season 2 will then be available starting September 4th 2020. The first three episodes of season 2 premiere Friday, September 4, with new episodes available each Friday after that, with the season finale on October 9 (8 episodes total, available wordlwide).
The Boys is renewed for season 2, and all the way to season 3
Amazon has also officially announced, just before the launch of season 2 premiere on September 4, that season 3 has also been ordered. The announcement was made during The Boys Comic-Con’s panel. Amazon also announced that Emmy Award-winning Aisha Tyler will serve as host for the official The Boys aftershow Prime Rewind called Inside The Boys. In each episode of Prime Rewind, members of the cast and creative team will join Aisha Tyler to discuss the new episodes.
Season 2 trailer is now available from Amazon. Watch it now!
On August 3rd, Amazon released the new trailer for season 2, as featured below. Click to watch:
What happens in season 2?
Amazon stated that “The even more intense, more insane Season 2 finds The Boys on the run from the law, hunted by the Supes”. The team is trying to get together and defeat Vought. Hughie, Mother’s Milk, Frenchie and Kimiko start to adjust to a new regular life, with Butcher nowhere to be found. Starlight must navigate her place in The Seven with Homelander ramping up to a new role. His power is at thread due to the arrival of the new Stormfront (Aya Cash), a media-savvy new Supe following a different agenda. In addition, the threat of a Supervillain becomes central to the plot and makes waves as Vought trys to build on the nation’s paranoia.
Amazon also mentioned the rest of the cast, with The Supes of The Seven also including Queen Maeve (Dominique McElligott), A-Train (Jessie T. Usher), The Deep (Chace Crawford) and Black Noir (Nathan Mitchell). Recurring stars in season two include Claudia Doumit, Goran Visnijc, Malcolm Barrett, Colby Minifie, Shantel VanSanten, Cameron Crovetti, PJ Byrne, Laila Robbins and Giancarlo Esposito returning as Vought boss Stan Edgar, among others.
Back in July, Amazon had released a first look clip. Check out the new season 2 clip below for a preview:
Season 2 trailer
Renew/Cancel Status: Renewed for Season 3
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About this show:
The Boys is a fun and irreverent take on what happens when superheroes - who are as popular as celebrities, as influential as politicians and as revered as Gods - abuse their superpowers rather than use them for good. It's the powerless against the super powerful as The Boys embark on a heroic quest to expose the truth about The Seven, and Vought - the multi-billion dollar conglomerate that manages these superheroes and covers up all of their dirty secrets. The Boys are Hughie (Jack Quaid, "The Hunger Games"), Billy Butcher (Karl Urban, "Star Trek"), Mother's Milk (Laz Alonso, "Detroit"), Frenchie (Tomer Capon, "Hostages"), and The Female (Karen Fukuhara, "Suicide Squad"). Simon Pegg ("Mission: Impossible - Fallout") guest stars as Hughie's father.
The Supes of The Seven are led by Homelander (Antony Starr, "Banshee") who is joined by Starlight (Erin Moriarty, "Captain Fantastic"), Queen Maeve (Dominique McElligott, "House of Cards"), A-Train (Jessie T. Usher, "Independence Day: Resurgence"), The Deep (Chace Crawford, "Gossip Girl") and Black Noir (Nathan Mitchell, "Supernatural").
Academy Award(R) nominee Elisabeth Shue ("Leaving Las Vegas") stars as Madelyn Stillwell, Vought's Senior VP of Hero Management.
Based on The New York Times best-selling comic by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, "The Boys" was developed by showrunner Eric Kripke ("Supernatural"), who also serves as writer, executive producer and directed the season finale. Joining Kripke as executive producers are Point Grey Pictures' Seth Rogen ("Preacher"), Evan Goldberg ("Preacher"), and James Weaver ("Preacher"), Original Film's Neal H. Moritz ("Prison Break"), Pavun Shetty ("New Girl") and Ori Marmur ("Preacher"), as well as Ken Levin and Jason Netter. Ennis and Robertson also co-executive produce. The pilot episode was directed by Dan Trachtenberg ("10 Cloverfield Lane").
The eight-episode Amazon Prime Video original series is co-produced by Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television Studios with Point Grey Pictures, Kripke Enterprises and Original Film.
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