The Boys is currently into its second season on Amazon Prime Video but fans have received some exciting news about the future of the show. A spin-off series set in the world of the comic book saga has been announced by creator Eric Kripke. The as-yet-untitled series will follow the superheroes at college – and here is everything revealed about it so far.
When is The Boys spin-off released?
A spin-off series written by The Boys executive producer Craig Rosenberg has been officially announced.
The show was first confirmed by Deadline at the end of September but had reportedly been in the works for a while.
Now, it has been fast-tracked following the huge popularity of the original show, which just dropped its second season.
Following the announcement, Kripke wrote on Twitter: “THAT’S RIGHT, MOTHERF**.
“(Seriously, I’m so grateful to you all for making #TheBoys such a huge success.
“I’m having the time of my life, so I can’t thank you enough. Much, MUCH more to come!)”
What will happen in The Boys spin-off?
Plot details are relatively scarce at the moment but the new series will take place in The Boys universe.
As fans will know, this is a world where superheroes have been created by a corrupt company called Vought.
However, many of them believe they are above the law and commit heinous acts, which is why a group of vigilantes band together to keep them in check.
This spin-off show will focus on new characters and take place in America’s only college for teenage superheroes.
Run by Vought International, the college will see a bunch of student Supes putting physical, sexual, and moral boundaries to the test.
According to Deadline, they will be “competing for the best contracts in the best cities”.
The publication goes on to state: “Part college show, part Hunger Games — with all the heart, satire and raunch of The Boys.”
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Who is in the cast of The Boys spin-off?
No cast members have been announced yet for the new series launching on Amazon Prime Video.
This is because the show will focus on an entirely new crop of characters outside of the comic book origins.
However, it is entirely possible there will be some cameos from the existing cast of The Boys.
As well as this, viewers should expect some Vought officials might also pop up at some point too.