The much-anticipated trailer for Gen V is finally here! Amazon dropped the first look at The Boys spin-off at CCXP in Brazil on December 3. Gen V is set at the Godolkin University School of Crimefighting, the only college for young Supes, where the heroes battle it out to attain the top ranking.
The show looks just as bloody and gory as the original show and follows the lives of young adult superheroes as they are put to the test physically, mentally, and morally. Gen V also features some guest appearances by The Boys cast members. Read on to watch the trailer know more about the series.
Gen V Trailer Shows a Bloody Challenge for the Supes at College
The trailer is set to the tune of I’m Gonna Do My Thing by Royal Deluxe, and features the challenges of being enrolled at Godolkin University School of Crimefighting. The Supes have to face fight-to-death-like situations as they try to achieve the school’s top ranking.
A number of The Boys characters are also seen in Gen V trailer, including Ashley Barrett, Adam Bourke, and A-Train. The first season of the show is all set to premiere on Amazon Prime Video in 2023. Watch the gripping trailer below.
Fans already seemed impressed by the trailer as one commented, “The fact that this teaser was made just like The Boys season 1 teaser with the same song and everything elevates the hype for me personally! Diabolical was insane so I can’t wait to check this out.” Another one wrote, “this actually looks pretty good. Might be my new fav show after The Boys.”
The Show is Based on The Boys Comic Story Arc We Gotta Go Now
Gen V is inspired by The Boys comic book 2009 story arc named We Gotta Go Now by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. The official synopsis reads, “The show explores the lives of hormonal, competitive Supes as they put their physical, sexual, and moral boundaries to the test, competing for the school’s top ranking.”
The series was announced in September 2020 with the working title The Boys Presents: Varsity. Apart from Gen V, an animated spin-off of The Boys titled Diabolical also premiered on Prime Video earlier this year.
Gen V Star Cast
The show will star Jaz Sinclair, Lizze Broadway, Chance Perdomo, Maddie Phillips, Shelley Conn, London Thor, Derek Luh, Asa Germann, Sean Patrick Thomas, Patrick Schwarzenegger, and Marco Pigossi. The Boys actors Jessie T. Usher, Colby Minifie, and P.J. Byrne will also be seen in the new series.
Clancy Brown, Jason Ritter, and Alexander Calvert have joined the cast as well. Gen V has been created by Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters, who also serve as executive producers. Eric Kripke, Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, James Weaver, Neal H. Moritz, Ori Marmur, Pavun Shetty, Ken Levin, Jason Netter, and Garth Ennis act as executive producers.
The show has been produced by Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television Studios in association with Point Grey Pictures, Kripke Enterprises, and Original Film.
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