The Boys showrunner announces that season five will be the end of the gory superhero satire... just days before the Amazon series returns for season four

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The Amazon Prime Video show The Boys is coming to an extremity aft its 5th season, nan series' showrunner announced connected Tuesday.

Eric Kripke shared what appeared to beryllium portion of nan book for nan play 4 finale episode, which was almost wholly blacked out, while revealing that nan adjacent play would beryllium nan show's last.

'#TheBoys Season 4 Premiere Week is simply a bully clip to announce: Season 5 will beryllium nan Final Season!' Kripke revealed. 

'Always my plan, I conscionable had to beryllium cagey till I sewage nan last OK from Vought,' he added, jokingly referencing nan evil corp that seeks world domination successful The Boys' universe. 'Thrilled to bring nan communicative to a gory, epic, moist climax. Watch Season 4 successful 2 DAYS, origin nan extremity has begun!'

Fans of nan show who person been eagerly anticipating its return since play 3 wrapped up backmost successful 2022 will rejoice, arsenic Amazon is putting nan first 3 episodes of play 4 up for steaming opening connected Thursday, June 13, pinch nan remaining episodes dropping weekly. 

The Amazon Prime Video show The Boys is coming to an extremity aft its 5th season, nan series' showrunner announced connected Tuesday; still from The Boys

Kripke said ending pinch play 5 was 'always' his intention, and he included a book page from nan play 4 finale

The book excerpt Kripke posted noted that it was from nan eighth and last section of play four, which was titled Assassination Run.

The draught was dated to February 2, 2023, and opened pinch a slice successful to a nighttime interior setting.

But everything beneath it had been censored pinch achromatic lines. The last connection from nan segment was simply 'Blackout.'

Kripke will nonstop nan last play 4 episode, while its book was penned by Jessica Chou and David Reed.

The Boys debuted connected Amazon successful 2019 and quickly became a instrumentality favourite acknowledgment to its acheronian consciousness of joke and its departure from presenting a superhero communicative successful nan mode of omnipresent Marvel and DC films.

The Boys, which is based connected nan comics bid of nan aforesaid sanction by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, takes spot successful a world successful which nan nationalist acknowledges and respects superheroes, astir of whom activity for Vought International. However, nan superpowered individuals are mostly corrupt and immoral.

The eponymous Boys are a group who reason Vought and nan superheroes and do everything successful their powerfulness to bring them down.

Karl Urban stars arsenic Billy Butcher, nan leader of The Boys, while Jack Quaid joins their squad astatine nan commencement of nan bid aft his woman is accidentally killed by 1 of Vought's heroes. 

Antony Starr is featured arsenic Homelander, nan psychopathic leader of Vought's superhero squad, The Seven. 

Season 4 besides sees nan summation of Supernatural and The Walking Dead's Jeffrey Dean Morgan to nan cast.

He is nan 2nd Supernatural alumnus to look connected nan series, pursuing Jensen Ackles stint arsenic Soldier Boy, nan original leader of nan 7 and nan precursor to Homelander, successful play three.

Eric Kripke (pictured June 4 successful NYC) developed The Boys and serves arsenic its showrunner. It is based connected nan comics bid of nan aforesaid sanction by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson

The Boys takes spot successful a world successful which nan nationalist respects superheroes, astir of whom activity for Vought International. However, nan superpowered individuals are mostly corrupt and immoral

The eponymous Boys are a group who reason Vought and nan superheroes and do everything successful their powerfulness to bring them down. They're led by Billy Butcher (Karl Urban, L)

Antony Starr (R) is featured arsenic Homelander, nan psychopathic leader of Vought's superhero squad, The Seven

The Boys returns connected Thursday pinch it first 3 episodes earlier airing weekly; Kripke (R) pictured pinch Urban (L) and EP Seth Rogen (center) successful 2019 successful San Diego

The Supernatural relationship apt has to do pinch showrunner Eric Kripke, who created Supernatural and ran nan bid for its first 5 seasons. 

Amazon renewed The Boys for a 5 play backmost successful May, but it didn't specify that nan play would beryllium nan show's past astatine nan time.

However, Kripke had antecedently said he hoped to wrap up nan show successful 5 seasons.

The Boys has proved to beryllium a celebrated spot for Amazon, and it was spun disconnected into nan animated anthology The Boys Presents: Diabolical, arsenic good arsenic nan college-set superhero bid Gen V, and 2 different shows are reportedly successful nan works.


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