Kiwi actor Karl Urban (“Dredd,” “Thor: Ragnarok,” “Star Trek”) has scored the lead role in the upcoming drama series adaptation of acclaimed Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson comic “The Boys” from Amazon Studios.
The story follows a CIA squad who closely monitor the superhero community as their celebrity status has corrupted them and led them to engage in reckless behavior compromising the world.
Urban will take on the role of Billy Butcher, the leader of The Boys who holds a personal and secret agenda as he enlists the help of a man torn apart by his girlfriend’s death at the hands of a superhero along with the rest of the group.
“Supernatural” creator Eric Kripke and “Preacher” series creators Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are all executive producing with the latter two directing the eight-episode first season set to debut sometime in 2019.
Source: The Live Feed