Amazon’s The Boys highlights non-superpowered superhero fighters
The most recent trailer for the upcoming Amazon Prime sequence The Boys reveals off the titular staff of non-superpowered CIA operatives. Whereas the primary teaser simply confirmed snippets of the present and the primary full size trailer performed up all of the superpowered violence and intercourse, this one zooms in on the staff behind all of it.
The Boys relies on a comic book ebook sequence of the identical identify penned by Garth Ennis, with illustrations from Darick Robertson. Initially printed underneath DC’s WildStorm imprint, the sequence was cancelled abruptly earlier than Dynamite Leisure picked it up. The Boys focuses on a world the place superheroes are entitled celebrities, who use their energy and fame for self-gain. A job power referred to as the Boys should reign them in — not a simple job with out superpowers themselves.
Within the new trailer, veteran Billy Butcher (Karl City) recruits rookie Hughie (Jack Quaid); the eccentrically-named staff members get little title playing cards; and Butcher provides an inspirational speech, likening the members of the Boys to the Spice Ladies. And very like the earlier trailer, there’s nonetheless a number of gore and action-pack superpowered fights.
Starring Karl City as Billy Butcher, Elizabeth Shue as Madelyn Stillwall, and Karen Fukuhara as The Feminine, The Boys premieres on Amazon on July 26.