It’s been over a full yr because the final season of The Boys, and whereas Gen V’s undoubtedly saved the franchise going, it teed up some fascinating developments for the mothership present’s return. Whereas the subsequent season continues to be a few months out, Prime Video’s launched a primary take a look at what’s coming subsequent for his or her superhero universe.
Final season ended with Homelander (Anthony Starr) getting applauded for publicly lasering a man to dying, with the general public now overtly taking sides on whether or not or not he’s the hero he claims to be. With followers of Starlight (Erin Moriarty) on the opposite facet of the argument, and nonetheless persevering with to blackmail presidential candidate Victoria Neuman (Claudia Doumit), he’s bought no downside utilizing the Supes divide to his personal ends. And it helps that seems to have a kindred spirit in Sister Sage (Susan Heyward), a brand new recruit becoming a member of The Seven together with Firecracker (Valorie Curry).
In the meantime, on the Boys facet of the equation, Billy Butcher’s (Karl City) solely bought a couple of months left to reside. Whereas he’s monitoring down the Supes virus from Gen V, it’s additionally nearly as good a time as any to reconnect together with his previous pal, performed by Supernatural alum Jeffrey Dean Morgan. (He’s not the one actor from that present becoming a member of this season: Rob Benedict, who performed Chuck/God on the present, is ready to show up as properly.) Whereas this trailer isn’t as bombastic because the one for season 4, it’s nonetheless as biting and gnarly as The Boys typically is, with dudes splitting themselves in half and discussions about how “fucking silly” the lots are.
The Boys’ fourth season involves Prime Video in 2024. And there’s extra from the franchise within the coming years—together with Gen V’s second season, a Mexico-bound spinoff was not too long ago revealed to be within the works.
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