Karl City is celebrating the arrival of his new co-star Jensen Ackles in a photograph posted from the set of The Boys season 3. After starring on the hit sci-fi collection Supernatural for its total 15-season run, Ackles rapidly discovered his subsequent large function when he was forged because the Captain America parody character Soldier Boy. He is needed to develop out a bushy beard for the function, as could be seen within the new picture shared to Instagram by City. Jack Quaid can be current to assist welcome Ackles to the staff.
Within the caption, City writes: “Celebrating the arrival of probably the most glorious Jensen Ackles aka Soldier Boy & the midway level of taking pictures season 3 of The Boys. We’re having such a blast. This season is subsequent degree diabolical! Cannot await you all to see it on Amazon Prime video.”
Karl Urban isn’t the primary forged member to tease some “diabolical” content material coming in season 3. Mom’s Milk actor Laz Alonso stated followers can count on to see much more blood with the FX staff going via greater than 3 times as a lot pretend blood for the brand new season. Karen Fukuhara, who performs the function of Kumiko, additionally stated that the upcoming season will function each “numerous blood” and “numerous coronary heart.” Now we have no particular storyline particulars past these teases.
What we do find out about Ackles’ character is that he will not be the cowardly superhero as he is depicted within the authentic comedian e book collection. The TV collection adaptation is trying to current a way more sinister model of Soldier Boy, and collection creator and showrunner Eric Kripke has even steered that the patriotic superhero could even be worse than Homelander. In an interview with Selection, Kripke famous how Soldier Boy is “bumbling and subservient” to Homelander within the comics, however they’re writing him to be extra like “John Wayne” within the TV present.
“He is considered one of these guys that is been round for many years of Vought historical past,” Kripke stated. “And he was Homelander earlier than Homelander, so he is from a distinct period, however he is received the ego and the ambition – it simply comes throughout otherwise as a result of he is from a distinct time.”
The Boys is predicated on the comedian e book collection of the identical title by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. It satirizes the superhero style with a narrative that follows a bunch of vigilantes as they go up in opposition to well-known superheroes who abuse their skills. Together with City as Billy Butcher and Ackles as Soldier Boy, the collection stars Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Karen Fukuhara, Erin Moriarty, Dominique McElligott, Jessie T. Usher, Laz Alonso, Chace Crawford, Tomer Capon, Colby Minifie, Aya Money, Nathan Mitchell, and Giancarlo Esposito.
A launch date hasn’t but been set for season 3 of The Boys, however the first two seasons are at present streaming on Amazon Prime. With the third season midway via filming, we must be fortunate sufficient to see new episodes with Soldier Boy arriving on the streamer later this yr. The brand new picture from the set was posted by Karl City on Instagram.