Forward of Supernatural star Jensen Ackles’ introduction into The Boys as Soldier Boy subsequent 12 months, a possible search for the character has been revealed by means of new fan artwork. Painted by Esther Viola, the portrait takes inspiration from the supply materials, putting Ackles into the comedian e book model of Soldier Boy’s costume. Till the second season begins filming and we are able to see how Ackles will seem within the live-action model, the fan artwork does present an fascinating peek at how the character might be delivered to life on the small display screen.
Okay Twitter, let’s do that once more 😁: Trying ahead to Soldier Boy! Painted some fan artwork whereas ready for season 3 😄 #TheBoysTV#TheBoys#SPNFamilypic.twitter.com/J4xFoBCri5
— Esther Viola (@EstherDraws) October 16, 2020
In The Boys comedian books, Soldier Boy serves because the equal of Captain America, boasting the same outfit and diehard patriotism. He is additionally handled as a bit bumbling and cowardly, posing no actual menace to somebody like Homelander. Collection showrunner Eric Kripke has teased that this won’t be the case for Ackles’ model of Soldier Boy, who he describes as somebody who was “Homelander earlier than Homelander.” Not solely will the TV model of Soldier Boy rival Antony Starr’s Homelander in power, however he might also be simply as common with the American public.
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It has additionally been teased that Kripke might be bringing within the Avengers parody group referred to as Payback early into Season 3. In a picture posted on-line of the quilt web page for subsequent season’s opener, it was revealed that the title of the episode is named “Payback.” This implies that Soldier Boy may very well be joined by different Avengers parody characters from the comics, like Tek Knight, Thoughts-Droid, Swatto, and Crimson Countess. Stormfront, a male character within the comics, was additionally part of Payback, although we have already seen Aya Money adapt that model of the sinister Supe for the display screen.
Jensen Ackles is getting ready to say goodbye to Supernatural after a 15-season run. Since 2005, Ackles has been taking part in Dean Winchester alongside Jared Padalecki as his brother Sam. With only a handful of episodes left to go, the sequence finale will air in November. As Kripke additionally created Supernatural, Ackles coming to The Boys serves as a reunion, however that will not be all we’ll see. Kripke has been open about bringing Supernatural co-star Jeffrey Dean Morgan into The Boys as properly, however scheduling conflicts with The Strolling Lifeless could make these plans exhausting to drag off. In case you want a refresher, Morgan performed Ackles’ father on Supernatural.
The Boys simply wrapped up its second season on Amazon Prime Video, with the second season incomes even better acclaim than the primary. As phrase of mouth spreads and extra followers proceed to find the sequence, the anticipation for Season Three is quickly rising. Fortuitously, there are plans for the subsequent season to start taking pictures in early 2021, and the brand new episodes ought to arrive on Amazon Prime Video someday subsequent 12 months. Higher but, the universe of the hit sequence might be additional expanded with a college-set spinoff that is additionally within the works, following younger superheroes studying use their talents. The Jensen Ackles as Soldier Boy fan artwork was painted by Esther Viola.