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'The Boys' Returns to Amazon in September, But With a New Release Format

'The Boys' Returns to Amazon in September, But With a New Release Format

The second season of the Amazon Prime Video series The Boys has finally been given a release date!

The first season was a smash hit for the streaming service after it was released in July 2019. All eight episodes of the first season were released on the same day for a binge-watching experience, but Amazon is switching things up for season two.

The first three episodes of season two will be released on Friday, September 4 and new episodes will be available each Friday, culminating in an epic season finale on October 9.

Creator and executive producer Eric Kripke said, “We cannot WAIT to show you season two. It’s crazier, stranger, more intense, more emotional. In fact, it’s too much — so the Surgeon General** has insisted we air the first three episodes on September 4, then air the remaining five episodes weekly after that. We wanted to give you time to freak out, digest, discuss, come down from the high, before we give you another dose. We only have your well-being in mind. Hope you love the season as much as we do… **No, he didn’t.”

Season two finds The Boys on the run from the law, hunted by the Supes, and desperately trying to regroup and fight back against Vought. In hiding, Hughie (Jack Quaid), Mother’s Milk (Laz Alonso), Frenchie (Tomer Capon) and Kimiko (Karen Fukuhara) try to adjust to a new normal, with Butcher (Karl Urban) nowhere to be found. Meanwhile, Starlight (Erin Moriarty) must navigate her place in The Seven as Homelander (Antony Starr) sets his sights on taking complete control. His power is threatened with the addition of Stormfront (Aya Cash), a social media-savvy new Supe, who has an agenda of her own. On top of that, the Supervillain threat takes center stage and makes waves as Vought seeks to capitalize on the nation’s paranoia.

The Supes of The Seven also include Queen Maeve (Dominique McElligott), A-Train (Jessie T. Usher), The Deep (Chace Crawford) and Black Noir (Nathan Mitchell).

Watch the trailer for season two and also check out the eye-popping images that were released of Chace in costume.

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