We’ve been talking about this show for what seems like months (and probably is) and finally Untitled The Boys Spinoff [not the snappiest title, but it might grow on us] gets the green light from Amazon
Amazon Studios has ordered a new series spinoff of The Boys, the Emmy-nominated subversive superhero drama from Sony Pictures Television. The untitled new series will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.
Set at America’s only college exclusively for young-adult superheroes (run by Vought International), the Untitled The Boys Spinoff is an irreverent, R-rated series that explores the lives of hormonal, competitive Supes as they put their physical, sexual, and moral boundaries to the test, competing for the best contracts in the best cities. It’s part college show, part Hunger Games — with all the heart, satire, and raunch of The Boys.
Jaz Sinclair, Lizze Broadway, Shane Paul McGhie, Aimee Carrero, Reina Hardesty, and Maddie Phillips will portray young superheroes, with additional cast to be announced.
The Boys’ showrunner and executive producer Eric Kripke is quoted as saying:
“Much like Mork & Mindy spun-off from Happy Days— which is an insane and true fact — our spinoff will exist in the Vought Cinematic Universe, yet have a tone and style all its own. It’s our take on a college show, with an ensemble of fascinating, complicated, and sometimes deadly Young Supes…”
We note Laverne & Shirley didn’t get a mention, but we’ll forgive Eric. We looking forward to bringing more news on this series, and you can read more in the Amazon announcement.