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Amazon Orders Third Season of Superhero Drama ‘The Boys’

Renewal Comes Ahead of the Second Season Premiere on September 4

Amazon has officially ordered a third season of  “The Boys, co-produced with Sony Pictures Television, ahead of its second season debut on September 4. The announcement was made today during “The Boys” virtual Comic-Con@Home Panel. Additionally, it was announced that Aisha Tyler will serve as host and executive producer of the official “The Boys” aftershow “Prime Rewind: Inside The Boys.” In each episode, members of the cast, creative team and other special guests will join Tyler as they dissect the events that unfold in each episode.

“Amazon, in a bold and historic push to expand their ‘weirdo’ demographic, has greenlit Season 3 of The Boys! The writers and I are hard at work in the (virtual) writer’s room and we’re sad to say, the world has given us way too much material. We hope to be shooting in early 2021, but that’s up to a microscopic virus,” said showrunner and executive producer Eric Kripke. “As if that wasn’t enough, we’re bringing you a Season 2 after show, Prime Rewind: Inside The Boys. Double entendre intended. Hosted by the incomparable Aisha Tyler and guest starring the cast and crew, it’s a deep dive into how we make this insane thing. Seriously, thanks to Sony, Amazon and the fans. We love making this show so much, and we’re thrilled we get to make more.” 

Based on the comic book series of the same name, “The Boys” is set in a universe where superpowered individuals are recognized as heroes by the general public and owned by powerful corporation Vought International, which markets and monetizes them. Outside of their heroic personas, most are arrogant and corrupt. The series primarily focuses on two groups: the Seven, Vought International’s premier superhero team, and the titular Boys, vigilantes looking to keep the corrupted heroes under control.