“The Boys” was developed for the screen by the writer / director Eric Kripke, based on the comic book series of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darrick robertson as a subversive and wickedly satirical version of America’s corporate obsession with wealth and power. It’s a very entertaining warning about celebrity cult, materialism, fame, and greed, exploring what happens when these revered superheroes abuse their limitless powers.
Its large set includes stars Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antoine Starr, Chace Crawford, Erin Moriarty, Dominique McElligott, Jessie T. Usher, Laz Alonso, Tomer Chapon and Karen Fukuhara, with Aya cash and Claudia Doumit join the cast for season 2.
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While the show’s first season inexplicably went a little too unnoticed for Emmy voters, it earned just one nomination for sound editing. However, the second eight-episode edition of “The Boys,” which debuted in September of last year, was a huge hit with fans and critics alike, scoring a huge hit. 97% at Rotten Tomatoes and more than doubled its audience to become Amazon’s most successful show. So far this year, the series has won a SAG Award nomination for a stunt ensemble, a nod to the Art Directors Guild, quotes from the Casting Society of America and the Motion Picture Sound Editors, and a WGA Award nomination for Best Drama Series.
Now that “The Boys” is one of the most popular hits on any streaming service, it may be about to enter a bunch of Emmy categories, including Best Drama Series and at all levels in the key categories of acting, writing, directing and the creative arts. . Emmy voters recently showed an affinity for subversive comic book-inspired drama, with HBO’s “Watchmen” winning 11 Emmys last year. This bodes well for Amazon, which will count on “The Boys” to stand up to a number of competitors in the genre, such as the Disney + Marvel drama series “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” and the limited series “WandaVision”. .
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Sarah Boyd, Director
Aya Cash, actress
Giancarlo Esposito, actor
Eric Kripke, Showrunner
Christopher Lennertz, composer
Erin Moriarty, actress
Jack Quaid, actor
Laura Jean Shannon, costume designer
Dan Stoloff, Director of Photography
Karl Urban, actor
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