The makers of Amazon Prime’s one of the most popular series, The Boys, have revealed a lot of exciting information about its upcoming installment recently. And now, the visual effects supervisor of The Boys Season 3 stated that the new season would come up with bigger and better VFX than previous installments. This statement of his hyped the fans, and they just can’t wait to see the new installment of this show. So, when will it hit the screens? Here are all the latest details.
The Boys is an American dark comedy superhero streaming TV series. Eric Kripke created this show for Amazon Prime Video. It is an adaptation of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson’s comic book of the same name. The premiere episode of this critically acclaimed series came out on July 26, 2019. Further, the second season came out in September 2020. Amazon has already renewed the show for its third run, and a spin-off series is also in development.
Bigger & Better Visual Effects!
Stephan Fleet, the supervisor of VFX for The Boys’ third season, recently had an interview with The Wrap. During the talk, he revealed that the upcoming installment would come with a bigger and better VFX, but it would remain consistent with the characters and the guidelines. The second season already featured some great VFX sequences, including the utilization of a fake whale carcass. Now, they’re ready to level up their visual effects game even more in The Boys Season 3.
On this about his approach to bigger VFX of the upcoming season, Fleet said, “We’re ready to take things to a slightly raised level of reality and stupidity. But it always still serves and seems like part of our world. People are now smart enough to pierce through the eye candy. They still want something that attaches with them like on a soul level. That’s what the real gold is.”
The Boys Season 3: Plot Details
A few weeks back, the showrunner, Eric Kripke, informed the fans that he saw the first footage of the upcoming installment, and it is the craziest thing he has ever seen in his entire life. The third season will feature the Soldier Boy, and it will also adapt the “Herogasm” storyline from the comic series. There are two versions of Soldier Boy in the comics, but The Boys Season 3 will likely introduce the first version.
He is primed to cause chaos, and his backstory is hinting at some really mature content. The viewers might get to see it in the upcoming installment of this superhero drama. Soldier Boy is actually a Supe who became the icon during World War II. The arrival of this character will also lead to the introduction of another superhero group, Payback. They’re the second most popular superhero group behind the Seven.
The Boys Season 3: Release Date
The filming is still underway for the upcoming installment of this show. However, it is in the final stages, and the makers will announce a wrap very soon. Since post-production involves a lot of visual effects, it takes a little more time than the normal ones. Therefore, the fans can expect The Boys Season 3 to release sometime in the first half of 2022 on Amazon Prime Video. Till then, stay tuned with us for more updates.