"The Boys" season 2 has become more exciting now with the news of a new addition the team of The Boys. Shawn R Ashmore is set to play LampLighter, a former member of the Seven.
Ashmore himself announced the news on twitter "You didn’t think I was done with the Super Hero game did ya?! Meet LAMPLIGHTER! A former member of the 7 and a man with secrets to tell!"
You didn’t think I was done with the Super Hero game did ya?! Meet LAMPLIGHTER! Former member of the 7 and a man with secrets to tell! I couldn’t be more excited to be apart of season two of “THE BOYS” which begins airing Friday sept 4Th! @TheBoysTV @PrimeVideo @therealKripke pic.twitter.com/hbjEaWJPtR— Shawn R Ashmore (@ShawnRAshmore) August 10, 2020
Lamplighter is described as “a superstar and a former member of the Seven before he left under mysterious circumstances to be replaced by Starlight,” and, in a bigger twist, has ties to The Boys: “He’s the reason they broke up 8 years ago.
Ashmore is the latest addition to season 2 cast with Aya Cash being the new addition this season who is playing Stormfront and she is already very popular among the fans.
Ashmore has previously starred in X-Men and X-Men 2 as Iceman, so he has the experience of playing supe on a big screen. However, it will be interesting to see his transformation from Ice to Fire in his new team at The Boys.
The Boys season 2 will see Butcher, Hughie, and the team reel from their losses in Season 1. On the run from the law, they struggle to fight back against the Superheroes. As Vought, the company that manages the heroes cashes in on the panic over the threat of Supervillains, and a new hero, Stormfront, shakes up the company and challenges an already unstable Homelander.
The Boys season 2 will arrive exclusively at Amazon Prime on September 4.
The first season dropped all eight episodes at once, this time only the first three episodes of season 2 will be released on September 4. From there, it's weekly.
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