Amazon The Boys have some feelings for superheroes, and they are not afraid to share them in the first teaser for the upcoming adaptation of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertsons comic.
The series explores "what happens when superheroes – who are as popular as celebrities, as influential as politicians and as worshiped as gods – abuse their superpowers instead of using them for the good," the official statement reads. "It's the powerlessness against the superpowers as The Boys begin the heroic search for the truth about 'The Seven' and Vought, the multi-billion dollar conglomerate that leads these superheroes."
In the above teaser, which debuted on Friday, Vought's Vice President Hero Management, Madelyn Stillwell (played by CSI 's Elisabeth Shue) at the New York Comic Con with the so-called perfect heroes: The Deep ( Gossip Girl) 's Chace Crawford), A-Train ( Survivor's Remorse Jessie T. Usher), Homelander ( Banshee Antony Starr), Starlight ( Jessica Jones & Erin Moriarty), Queen Maeve ( House of Cards & # 39; Dominique McElligott ) and Black Noir ( Supernatural 's Nathan Mitchell).
Meanwhile, the boys watch the ad on the couch and offer their one-finger rating. The Group Form Hughie ( Vinyl 's Jack Quaid), Butcher ( Almost Human is Karl Urban), Breastmilk ( The Secrets of Laura & # 39; Laz Alonso), Frenchie ( Hostage & Tomer Kapon), and The Woman ( Suicide Squad & Karen Fukuhara).
Additionally, it was announced today in NYCC that Simon Pegg ( Star Trek Shaun of the Dead ), whose image is the inspiration for comic book Hughie was the character's father in the Amazon drama
The Boys – adapted by Eric Kripke ( Timeless, Supernatural ) – is due to be premiered in 2019.
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