Amazon's The Boys Cameo – why Simon Pegg's casting is a big deal
Assuming you're reading this, suppose that your first serving of Amazon Prime Videos The Boys is a dark, black-and-weird version of the superheroes of those who brought you in have taken the hand preacher .
Jack Quaid plays Hughie, a normal guy who joins a ruthless superhero team after a brutal accident ("The Boys"), who pulls irresponsible capewearers to account.  The boys "title =" The boys "class =" lazyimage lazyload "data-src =" https://hips.hearstapps.com/hmg-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/images/the-boys-10 -1563898564 .jpg? resize = 480: * "/>
And Simon Pegg plays his father.
Good work, you might think ̵
1; Pegg is a kind of geek figurehead, good that I have his seal of approval but his cameo has more to offer than you can imagine, for Pegg was indeed the inspiration for Wee Hughie in the original comics.
The comic book artist Darick Robertson said to ComicVine : "Garth [Ennis, the comic’s writer] emphasized that it was important to capture an innocence, but a hard determination in Hughie. Two Things that seemed to contradict each other and somehow contradict each other in early sketches When I saw Simon Pegg in Spaced I thought he was perfectly attuned to that balance. Many hoped that Pegg would play his character on the show when it was announced, but he declined. "I was never ready," Pegg said to ComicBook.com in 2018. "[He’s] In my early twenties I never wanted to play Hughie. I was never allowed to play Hughie. "I'm really glad that Jack Quaid got the role because I think Jack is a brilliant actor."
Then he mischievously added, "I can not wait, too see what they're doing with the adaptation, "though I suppose I know that for sure. He would indeed be there – just playing Hughie's father.
And yes, Jack Quaid, if you ask yourself, is the son of Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan.
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