Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen are adding to their burgeoning comic book TV series empire with Amazon’s The Boys.
Created by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, The Boys focuses on a group of vigilantes who fight a team of corrupt superheroes called The Seven.
Antony Starr, (American Gothic), Chace Crawford (Gossip Girl), Jessie T. Usher (Survivor’s Remorse), Dominique McElligott (The Last Tycoon) and Nathan Mitchell (iZombie) have been cast as members of The Seven.
Starr will play Homelander, leader of the main superhero team, The Seven. McElligott plays Queen Maeve, member of The Seven. Usher will play another The Seven member, A-Train, a superhero faster than a speeding train. Crawford will play The Seven member The Deep, an aquatic hero. Mitchell plays Black Noir, a masked superhero with fighting and Set martial arts skills.
Erin Moriarty (Captain Fantastic) was previously announced as one of the series’ main characters. IMDB has her listed as playing Annie January/Starlight.
Amazon has given The Boys a straight to series order.
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