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Karl Urban to Star in Amazon Superhero Drama Series Based On Garth Ennis' Comic Series 'The Boys'

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Karl Urban to Star in Amazon Superhero Drama Series Based On Garth Ennis' Comic Series 'The Boys'

from https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live- ... ys-1100208
The Boys takes places in a world where superheroes embrace the darker side of their massive celebrity and fame, and centers on a group of vigilantes known informally as "the boys" who set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.
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First poster pays tribute to its source material

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They filmed some scenes for this show across the street from where I live! I remember getting a letter from the city last year advising on it.
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Based on a comic book series adapted to Amazon Prime.



Some good reviews and word of mouth.
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I just read the first two TPB of the comic series (It's available on Hoopla) and I'm hooked. Can't wait to see the show!
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Filmed in Toronto, and is for adults, with graphic violence, nudity, strong sexual content, and rape. No, im not making this up. It's what the ratings say.
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I love that they cast Simon Pegg in a role. He was originally the model for Hughie's character in the comics, although they've changed him considerably for the show.
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3 episodes in and I love it. Big fan of Karl Urban and the cast.
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I just finished the 8 episodes and this show is fantastic. It's got Watchmen vibe with a little Deadpool's humor. There's no difference between the "good guys" and the "bad guys".
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Also checked out first two last night. Enjoyed so far. Reminds me a bit of the movie Brightburn
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I just finished the season last night. Bring on Season 2!!!

I really enjoyed this show. Such a 180 from the MCU so I found it very refreshing and a more "realistic" treatment of superheroes. Homelander is an amazing character.
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now I know why Elizabeth shue suddenly said she would be able to appear in next season of Karate Kid.

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