‘The Boys’ Spinoff Nears Series Order, Adds Lizze Broadway and Jaz Sinclair

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The Boys is getting a companion series very soon…


Hot on the heels of the second season’s initial success (most-watched launch of an Amazon original series), which later extended to all its episodes, Amazon gave the go-ahead to both a third season of The Boys and a spinoff series. The premise of this companion story is simple: to explore a Vought International-run college which houses “hormonal, competitive supes.” If we take the first two seasons of the show into account, this is quite the pitch and a fine opportunity to craft yet another raunchy and unblushing satire of the superhero genre, with the added bonus of working with ambitious students/trainees.


Well, it appears that work on the project has progressed satisfactorily, as Amazon is about to give it the much-wanted series order. Variety and Deadline broke the news yesterday, which included word about the show’s first two cast members: Lizze Broadway (The Rookie, Southland) and Jaz Sinclair (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Easy). Both of them are set to play young supes (Emma and Marie), but further plot details are being kept under wraps for now.


The Boys showrunner quickly confirmed the news on his personal Twitter account:




Like The Boys, the spinoff will be produced by Sony Pictures Television and Amazon Studios. Craig Rosenberg, who is currently a writer and executive producer on The Boys, will serve as the showrunner and executive producer under an overall deal with Sony. The Boys creator Eric Kripke will also executive produce via Kripke Enterprises along with executive producers Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and James Weaver of Point Grey Pictures, Original Film’s Neal H. Moritz and Pavun Shetty, Ken Levin, Jason Netter, Garth Ennis, and Darick Robertson (the latter two created the comic book the series is based on). Sarah Carbiener, Erica Rosbe, Aisha Porter-Christie, Judalina Neira, and Zak Schwartz are co-executive producers too.


Sounds f*cking diabolical, doesn’t it?