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‘The Boys’ showrunner says Homelander should die earlier than the sequence ends

The Boys showrunner Eric Kripke has confirmed that Homelander shall be killed earlier than the present’s finish.

Within the season three finale, Homelander (Anthony Starr) manages to outlive as soon as once more following an encounter with Soldier Boy (Jensen Ackles), Maeve (Dominique McElligott) and Billy Butcher (Karl City), after teaming up with the latter to be able to defend his son Ryan.

Whereas he managed to outlive for the subsequent batch of episodes, Kripke said Homelander’s loss of life is an inevitability in a future season.

“There’s no method the sequence ends with out Homelander dying,” Kripke advised Metacritic. “I’m simply not comfy with maintaining that man alive within the universe. Now we have to do one thing!”

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The Boys Billy Butcher (Karl City) and Homelander (Antony Starr). CREDIT: Prime Studios

Teasing what to anticipate from the confirmed fourth season, he added: “Lots of the story of actually the subsequent season is each Homelander and Butcher preventing over Ryan. It turns into like a custody battle with apocalyptic stakes. Will Ryan go into the sunshine or will Ryan go into the shadows?

“In so some ways, season three was about fathers, and so, there’s fairly just a few tales in season 4 which might be about sons.”

Amazon renewed The Boys for a fourth season final month. In an announcement saying the renewal, Kripke mentioned: “Talking for the forged and crew, we’re so grateful to Sony, Amazon, and most of all of the followers for embracing the present and permitting us to make extra.

“We’re thrilled to proceed Butcher and the Boys’ battle in opposition to Homelander and the Seven, in addition to touch upon the insane world we’re dwelling in. Additionally, that is the primary time in historical past that exploding genitalia has led to additional success.”

Because the principal present was launched, Amazon has ordered two spin-offs from The Boys. The primary, anthology sequence The Boys Current: Diabolical, was launched earlier this 12 months.

A second untitled spin-off is in manufacturing and shall be set at a university solely for young-adult superheroes. A launch date has but to be introduced.



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