Hot off the press and straight from the new release of the teaser trailer at New York Comic Con – get a load of the new series coming to Amazon Prime in 2019 “The Boys”. Season one looks to have eight episodes of all action, kick ass Superhero fun. This really looks fantastic!
Now superheroes can be a bit of a drag when they are so – super. They just seem so clean and perfect, but what happens when they get out of line, who can get them back on track? Well you call in “The Boys” to sort them out – don't you?
Based on the comic book written by Garth Ennis, the premise is that the superheroes of planet earth are getting a little carried away with their superstar status. Some of them are letting it get to their heads somewhat. So, with the human race getting a little concerned by the wild antics performed by the supers, the president sets a directive to the CIA to monitor/control the supers. This is where “The Boys” come in, their mission is to control the supers that are out of line and they will do it by any means necessary.
The cast looks great, with Karl Urban playing Billy Butcher the leader of the Boys. Karl did a fantastic job in the movie Dredd released in 2012 and if he brings an equal performance into this production this will be a real treat for everyone. In fact, the whole cast looks brilliant with names like Elizabeth Shue, Karen Fukuhara, Antony Starr, Dominique McElligott, Jack Quaid and Erin Moriarty.
The comic book is famous for its wild violence and overt sexual references so prepared to be shocked. But looking at the teaser trailer this looks to have great style and looks a lot of fun too. The release date has not been given out yet – but I can't wait to watch this, it certainly looks different.