The streaming platform is already preparing the second installment before even setting the release date for the first.
Prime Video has several series on its hands that have been very successful, see The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, The Wheel of Time or The Boys. The latter becoming quite an event with the premiere of a new season. So it is not surprising that the platform of streaming released The Boys: Diabolical and prepared another spin-off focused on a group of teenage superheroes titled Gen V.
And such is his confidence in Gen Vthan Prime Video has already decided to work on its second season with not even announcing the premiere date of the series, being this 2023 when it does. As reported DeadlineAmazon is very happy with what it has seen in the first installment and has already assembled its room of writers to work on the second.
Although there has been a shakeup. Season 1 was created by Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters. But Butters has exited the series to focus primarily on her family. Everything indicates that it was a “friendly” decision with the study and that “intends to return to writing and producing” sometime. So Fazekas will face season 2 of Gene V
It is not surprising that Prime Video bets on the spin-off of The Boysespecially with the potential that there is going to be a crossover between both series:
There is definitely crossover and we are doing everything possible to design a universe that sees some of the problems and stories in season 3 carry over to the first season”, explains its creator Eric Kripke with Collider. “Just like there is a presidential campaign fund, there are things that are happening at that school that are a reaction to season 3 of The Boys.
The trailer for Gen V already confirmed the appearance of some characters from The Boys as A-Train (Jessie T. Usher), Ashley Barrett (Colby Minifie) and Adam Bourke (PJ Byrne). The main cast is made up of Chance Perdomo, Lizze Broadway, Shelley Con, Maddie Phillips, Patrick Schwarzenegger and Clancy Brown, among others.