If you want more from The Boys season 2, check out the half-hour after-show Prime Rewind: Inside The Boys that also has three new episodes to offer, corresponding to each new episode of The Boys season 2.
Early reviews for The Boys season 2 are largely positive. At the time of writing, on reviews aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, The Boys season 2 is “certified fresh” with a 98 percent “fresh” rating and an average review score of 8.32 out of 10, based on the opinions of 47 critics.
Here’s the official synopsis for The Boys season 2, from Prime Video:
“In a more intense, more desperate season 2 of The Boys, Butcher, Hughie and the team reel from their losses in Season 1. On the run from the law, they struggle to fight back against the Superheroes. As Vought, the company that manages the heroes, cashes in on the panic over the threat of Supervillains, and a new hero, Stormfront, shakes up the company and challenges an already unstable Homelander.”
In addition to Urban as Butcher, Starr as Homelander, and Cash as Stormfront, The Boys season 2 also stars Jack Quaid as Hughie Campbell, Laz Alonso as Marvin “Mother’s Milk” Milk, Tomer Capon as Frenchie, Karen Fukuhara as Kimiko, who are all part of “The Boys”. Over in the superhero department, we’ve Erin Moriarty as Annie “Starlight” January, Dominique McElligott as Queen Maeve, Jessie T. Usher as A-Train, Chace Crawford as the Deep, and Nathan Mitchell as Black Noir. Colby Minifie plays Starlight’s agent Ashley Barrett.
Guest stars on The Boys season 2 include Giancarlo Esposito as Vought CEO Stan Edgar, Jennifer Esposito as CIA deputy director Susan Raynor, Shantel VanSanten as Butcher’s wife Becca Butcher, Langston Kerman as Eagle the Archer, Jessica Hecht as Carol, Abraham Lim as Skinny Man, Jordana Lajoie as Cherie, David Thompson as Gecko, Claudia Doumit as Victoria Neuman, and Jim Beaver as Robert Singer.
Behind the scenes, Eric Kripke continues as showrunner and head writer, working off the comic book series The Boys by writer Garth Ennis and illustrator Darick Robertson. Kripke also serves as executive producer alongside Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, James Weaver, Neal H. Moritz, Pavun Shetty, Craig Rosenberg, Phil Sgriccia, Rebecca Sonnenshine, Ken F. Levin, and Jason Netter. Michael Saltzman, Ennis, and Robertson serve as co-executive producers. The Boys is a production of Sony Pictures Television, Amazon Studios, Kripke Enterprises, Point Grey, Original Film, Kickstart Entertainment, and Nightsky Productions.
The Boys season 2 is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video worldwide. New episodes will debut every Friday, until October 9.
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