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Amazon’s ‘The Boys’ official trailer released

F*ck the Seven.

Amazon Prime has released the first trailer for its adaptation of The Boys, a comic book series created by Garth Ennis and Darick Roberston. Seth Rogen, one of the minds behind the development of the series, took to Twitter to give fans a first look at the trailer. Check it out below.

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Along with Seth Rogen the series was developed by Eric Kripke, best known for creating the television series Supernatural, and Evan Goldberg, frequent collaborator with Rogen on titles such as Superbad, Pineapple Express, and The Interview. The trio were originally set to work with Cinemax on an adaptation, but they eventually landed with an eight episode deal on Amazon Video. Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson will both serve as co-executive producers, and production companies include Sony Pictures Television, Point Grey Pictures, Original Film, and Amazon Studios.

The series takes place in a world in which superheroes exist but have unfortunately embraced the darker side of their celebrity and fame. A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys,” have made it their mission to take down what they view as corrupt superheroes, using any means necessary. “The Seven” and the multi-billion dollar corporate Vought, are the public face of what the world knows superheroes to be — clean cut, role models, and defenders of true, justice, and the American way. The truth is anything but.

The Boys’ cast includes Karl Urban as Billy Butcher, Elisabeth Shue as Madelyn Stillwell, Erin Moriarty as Annie January / Starlight, Antony Starr as The Homelander, Dominique McElligott as Queen Maeve, Jessie Usgher as A-Train, Chace Crawford as The Deep, Nathan Mitchell as Black Noir, Laz Alonso as Mother’s Milk, Jack Quaid as “Wee” Hughie Campbell, Karen Fukuhara as Female, Tomer Kapon as Frenchie, Jennifer Esposito as CIA agent Susan Raynor, and Simon Pegg as Hughie’s father.

Principle photography for the series concluded in September of 2018. The Boys will premier on Amazon Prime Video in summer 2019.

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