news culture The Boys season 4: Two new actors join the hit series from Amazon
Season 3 of The Boys has once again confirmed the success of the adaptation made by Amazon for its SVOD service Prime Video. Now, all eyes are on season 4, which we can expect to air in the summer of 2023.
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The Boys, superheroes and consumer products
The Boysit’s the story of superheroes controlled and managed by a large company, which uses the image and powers of these superhuman beings to make as much money as possible. Far from the usual representations, these heroes are rarely virtuousand Vought, the company that manages all these beautiful people, does not hesitate to ask them to get their hands dirty as long as it pays off and the image of the heroes is preserved.
However, some people know that what these superheroes show to the public is just a facade, and that the reality is much darker, cynical and violent. Determined to bring down the Seven, Vought’s elite superheroes, Billy Butcher will embark with him a whole gallery of characters including Hughie Campbell, whose girlfriend gets vaporized by the world’s fastest man, A-Train. The Boys is gory, features often psychotic and overly self-absorbed characters, and is a lot of fun the discrepancy with traditional representations superheroes.
Two totally crazy new characters on the program for season 4!
After three largely successful seasons, Amazon will do it again with a season 4, which is slowly beginning to take shape. Fans will find the usual characters, but also new protagonists. Amazon has just announced two new arrivals to the cast, that of Valorie Curry and that of Susan Heyward.
The reputation of Valorie Curry is well established, since we find her in series such as The Lost Symbol (adapted from the novel by Dan Brown), Veronica Mars, House of Lies, American Pastoral with Ewan McGregor, but also in Detroit: Become Human by Quantic Dream, since it is she who lends her face, voice and movements to Kara, one of the main characters.
For her part, Susan Heyward also presents some nice references with The Light of the Moon by Jessica M. Thompson, Orange is the New Black (Tamika), Following or powers. The two actresses will respectively play Firecracker and Sister Sage, two characters visibly well crossed, as indicated on Twitter Eric Kripke, the creator of the series:
These new Supes are some of the best and craziest ever written for The Boys. You will love them. And by loving, I mean being absolutely horrified and a wee bit nauseous. WELCOME TO THE FAMILY GUYS!
The other news is that Cameron Crovettiwho plays Ryan, Homelander’s son (Anthony Starr) , would go on to become a regular character, after more and more appearances over the episodes. Anyway, you’ll have to be a little patient, because production on season 4 only started very recently. In the meantime, it is possible to follow the animated series The Boys Diabolical, as crazy if not more than the base series. Shortly, we will also be entitled to Gen Va spin-off series that will focus on a group of students with superpowers at a university controlled by Vought.