The Boys is an Amazon Prime Original American web series. It is developed by Eric Kripke and is based on a comic book series of the same name. The first season was premiered in July 2019. It was a hit program. The series was already renewed for its second season even before the release of its first season, demonstrating Amazon Prime’s confidence in what it had.
Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios, said, “We are thrilled that The Boys have surpassed our predictions for viewing in its first two weeks, and has become one of our most watched Amazon Original series by our Prime Video customers. This creates great momentum and excitement for us as we get ready for season 2.”
The Boys Season 2 Release Date
There is still no news about its release date anyway. Hoping we might be seeing it in 2020. The production work has been paused due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Kripke has announced that the air date would be soon released.
The Cast of The Boys Season 2
The original cast members who are expected to be seen in season 2 include Karl Urban as Billy Butcher, Karen Fukuhara as The Female, Jack Quaid as Hughie, Laz Alonso as Mother’s milk, Tomer Kapon as Frenchie, all of whom survived in the first season. Expecting Giancarlo Esposito, who appeared in the first season’s finale, guest starring as Vought CEO, Mr. Edgar, to play a larger role in season 2 especially with Madelyn Stillwell killed in the finale.
News about the Cast
Even some of the major characters who died in season one could reappear in flashbacks too. However, the only casting news that has been actually confirmed so far is Aya Cash, a new addition to the show who is set to play a super-powered neo-Nazi known as Stormfront. Cash herself elaborated her role, she said, “I think Stormfront is like a nuclear bomb that goes off in the Seven. Maybe a nuclear bomb isn’t the right word. We’re in Chernobyl. There you go. It’s a Chernobyl thing.” Kripke has also confirmed the joining of Patton Oswalt in the cast in an undisclosed role. He announced the news on twitter via a selfie, saying, “Thank you @pattonoswalt, that was amazing! #TheBoysTV #Season2 #SecretRole.”
Trailer of The Boys Season 2
The official trailer hasn’t been released yet. However, a teaser has been released by Amazon that picks up on the jaw-dropping cliff-hanger finally of season 1 with home lander discovering that he has a son. The first season marked many viewer’s favourite TV take on superheroes yet.
About the Series
It appears that The Boys Season 2 will pick up right where the first has ended, with the evil Superman stand-in Homelander revealing a super-powered son and Hughie who could be seen saving the life of speedster A Train.
The Boys was one of the surprise hits of the year. Executive producer Seth Rogen’s said, “We just watched, actually, the first episode of the second season this week. It was a wonderful thing as producers. This is way better than I could’ve hoped it would be.