The Boys ‘ third season has just wrapped up on Prime Video , but obviously Amazon was quick to renew it for a fourth, given its unstoppable success.
Well, filming for the new episodes will begin soon, as Karl Urban (aka Billy Butcher ) revealed to Collider :
I think we will start on August 22, we will start [filming] season 4. So I’m about to come back, I’m about to wear my Butcher again, and I can’t wait. It’s a fun gang to play with, we work hard and play hard, and I can’t wait to see where they lead the characters from where we left them at the end of this season.
Considering what happened to him, it will be interesting to find out how Butcher ‘s own story will go on and how his rivalry with Homelander will develop . We can imagine that little Ryan will also be at the center of the dispute.
We will keep you posted.
The synopsis of the series
Hughie (Jack Quaid, The Hunger Games) suffers a devastating loss at the hands of the reckless A-Train. His suffering from him turns to anger when he discovers that there is no legal recourse for those who suffer harm from superheroes. While trying to recover, Hughie meets a mysterious agent, Billy Butcher (Karl Urban, Star Trek), who recruits him to join him in the search for a justice that regulates the behavior of Superheroes, who are not what they seem.
THE BOYS is a series that shows what happens when superheroes – who are famous as celebrities, influential as politicians and revered as gods – abuse their powers. At the center of the episodes is the struggle between lack and excess of power: The Boys embark on a heroic quest to unmask the reality concerning the Seven and the Vought, the billionaire conglomerate that manages the Seven themselves and their dirty secrets.
The team consists of Billy Butcher ( Karl Urban ), the Frenchman ( Tomer Capon ), Breast Milk ( Laz Alonso ), the Female of the Species ( Karen Fukuhara ) and Little Hughie ( Jack Quaid ).
Supergroup Seven Justice League spoof includes Patriot ( Antony Starr ), Abyss ( Chace Crawford ), Queen Maeve ( Dominique McElligott ), A-Train ( Jessie T. Usher ), Black Noir ( Nathan Mitchell ), Translucent ( Alex Hassell ) and Starlight ( Erin Moriarty ).
Elisabeth Shue plays Madelyn Stillwell , while Simon Pegg is Little Hughie ‘s father: a sensible choice, given that Hughie ‘s face – in the comic – was modeled precisely on that of the English actor. Also starring Colby Minifie ( Ashley Barrett ), Goran Visnjic ( Alistair Adana ), Claudia Doumit ( Victoria Neuman ), Patton Oswalt , Aya Cash ( Stormfront ), Shawn Ashmore ( Lamplighter ), Jensen Ackles (Soldier Boy ), Katia Winter ( Little Nina ), Miles Gaston Villaneuva ( Supersonic ), Sean Patrick Flanery ( Gunpowder ), Nick Wechsler ( Blue Hawk ), Laurie Holden ( Contessa Crimisi ), Frances Turner ( Monique ), Kristin Booth and Jack Doolan ( Tess and Tommy , known as TNT Twins ).
Showrunners and producers
Eric Kripke , the creator of Supernatural , is the showrunner of The Boys , while Seth Rogen , Evan Goldberg and Neal Moritz (the same ones from Preacher ) are the executive producers; Rogen and Goldberg are also in charge of directing. The production is handled by Sony Pictures TV Studios, Original Films and Amazon .