Watch the first three minutes of ‘The Boys’ Season 2 [NSFW, graphic violence]

The Boys Season 2 has finally been given an official release date and to celebrate, Amazon Prime has released a video showing the first three minutes of Season 2, Episode 1. The preview features a high-ranking meeting with new cast member Giancarlo Esposito of Breaking Bad and The Mandalorian fame, who plays the mysterious Vought CEO, as well as a grisly international mission featuring one of the Seven’s most deadly members.

Warning: The following footage is for mature audiences, featuring extremely graphic violence. Viewer discretion advised.

The first three minutes of The Boys Season 2:

The Boys Season 2 release date

The Boys Season 2 is set for a September 4th release date, which was revealed earlier this week on a livestream with Patton Oswalt. Series producer Eric Kripke revealed that only the first three episodes of the series would be available on launch day, with remaining episodes being released in a weekly fashion in order to give “the audience the chance to just absorb and recover after every episode.” By that schedule, the final episode of The Boys Season 2 will be set for October 9th.

Ostensibly The Boys Season 2 will resume where the first season left off, with sinister Superman analogue Homelander (Antony Starr) discovering his metahuman son and Hughie (Jack Quaid) actually sparing the life of A-Train (Jessie T. Usher), the man who literally ran through his girlfriend in the first episode of The Boys‘ first season.

New faces to The Boys Season 2 include the aforementioned Patton Oswalt as well as Aya Cash, who will play Stormfront, a new superhero joining the ranks of The Seven. Cash described her new character as being like “a nuclear bomb that goes off in The Seven,” according to an interview with EW. “I think she’s here to blow up Vought,” Cash continued. “She’s here to try to get Vought back to the original idea behind creating superheroes… And she can be quite the feminist. There’s a lot of, I wouldn’t say misdirect, but she also is a very empowered woman.”

Returning cast members include Karl Urban as Billy the Butcher; Jack Quaid as Hughie Campbell; Antony Starr as Homelander; Erin Moriarty as Annie January AKA Starlight; Jessie T. Usher as A-Train; Chace Crawford as The Deep; Nathan Mitchell as Black Noir; Ashley Barrett as Colby Minifie; Tomer Kapon as Frenchie; Karen Fukuhara as Kimiko; Laz Alonso as Mother’s Milk; Dominique McElligott as Queen Maeve, as well as the aforementioned Giancarlo Esposito as Mr. Edgar.

Are you looking forward to the September 4th release of The Boys Season 2? Let us know in the comments.

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