Based mostly on The New York Instances best-selling comedian by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, the present, which launched simply final 12 months, follows the story of a bunch of vigilantes combating again in opposition to superheroes who abuse their talents.
In accordance with Variety, the upcoming spin-off present will happen at “America’s solely school completely for younger grownup superheroes (or ‘supes’)”.
The present is described as an “irreverent, R-rated sequence that explores the lives of hormonal, aggressive supes as they put their bodily, sexual, and ethical boundaries to the take a look at, competing for one of the best contracts in one of the best cities. Half school present, half Starvation Video games — with all the center, satire and raunch of The Boys.”
The information comes simply three weeks after season two of The Boys premiered on Amazon Prime Video, with episodes currently being released weekly. The finale is scheduled to air on October 9.
In accordance with Amazon, season two had the most-watched world launch of an Amazon authentic sequence ever, up 89% on the viewership figures for season one.
The series was renewed for a third season in July, hoping to shoot early subsequent 12 months – relying on coronavirus-imposed restrictions.
In a four-star review of season 2 of The Boys, NME mentioned: “The Boys could be the most grownup superhero present on TV – however with its hotly-awaited return, it proves it’s essentially the most enjoyable too.”