The series creator Eric Kripke has tweeted that post-production of the season 2 is in its final days as the entire season continues to being worked on remotely. In a quick Twitter update with a picture of the show's cast, Kripke says the crew's working on finishing up visual effects and sound work; the scribe also says fans can expect and release date (and "other cool shit") news soon. So with this good news, You can expect The Boys returning to Amazon Prime much sooner than you might think.
I get asked a lot, so #TheBoysTV update: finishing #Season2 remotely. Still some VFX & sound to do, but we're SO CLOSE! Airdate (& other cool shit) will be announced SOON!#TheBoys @TheBoysTV @PrimeVideo #SPNFamily @Sethrogen @KarlUrban @JackQuaid92 @antonystarr @ErinMoriarty_ pic.twitter.com/mpS8lHgZT7— Eric Kripke (@therealKripke) May 16, 2020
As you all know that Aya Cash's Stormfront become the talk of the town as soon as the character was announced:
Earlier this year, Eric Kripke told EW that second season is much more twisted than what fans saw last year — and that's largely attributed to Aya Cash's Stormfront.
In the Same Interview Aya Cash told “I think Stormfront is like a nuclear bomb that goes off in the Seven. Maybe nuclear bomb isn’t the right word. We’re in Chernobyl. There you go. It’s a Chernobyl thing. I think she’s here to blow up Vought,She’s here to try to get Vought back to the original idea behind creating superheroes… And she can be quite the feminist. There’s a lot of, I wouldn’t say misdirect, but she also is a very empowered woman.”
In an Interview to ComingSoon last year, when asked about Stormfront in season 2, Eric Kripke told "I think the comic books version of Stormfront, with again, great respect to the comic, which I love, it’s a pretty straight forward character, you know? The first lines out of his mouth are like, “Schnell!” He’s pretty straight up just like a full-on Nazi. And it’s hard to do reveals with a guy like that. But where the idea emerged, and without spoiling too much, what I’ll say is under the writer room mantra of ‘Bad for the world, Good for the show,’ we’re all news junkies, and we tend to pay attention to things that are happening out there in the world, and how do we use our super heroes as a metaphor for that? And I am horrified and sad to report that there is a rise of white nationalism. And it’s taking a very different form than it took in the 40s. It takes a very social media savvy trying to attract young men and women form. And so, we got really interested in creating a character that could represent that for us. And so, as I would say, it’s not the version in the book, but I would say they have the same rotten soul."
If you've kept up with The Boys comics, you'll know by now that means Stormfront is gender-bent for the series. Even then, it would seem the show is still doubling down on the character's neo-Nazi leanings.
About The Boys:
The Boys is an irreverent take on what happens when superheroes, who are as popular as celebrities, as influential as politicians and as revered as gods, abuse their superpowers rather than use them for good. It’s the powerless against the super powerful as The Boys embark on a heroic quest to expose the truth about the supergroup known as “The Seven.” The show retains most of the comics boundary-pushing violence and sexuality while exploring the dark side of superhero celebrity and fame.
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