Antony Starr as Homelander on Gen V.Picture: Prime Video
We’ve seen numerous behind-the-scenes movies exhibiting buff actors pulling off action-hero feats. But it surely’s onerous to recall any performer conserving it as actual as Antony Starr. He performs Homelander on The Boys, so he’s presumably no stranger to stunts and wire work. However for his character’s look on Boys spin-off Gen V, Starr had a hilarious response to being hoisted manner, manner above the bottom.
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You gotta love the nonchalant manner he frames that clip as his “contribution.” Simply after Gen V’s finale earlier this month, govt producers Michele Fazekas and Eric Kripke revealed in a Selection interview that its cameos of Boys characters—Karl City’s Billy Butcher additionally confirmed up—had been fastidiously plotted relatively than shoehorned in as a strategy to hyperlink the exhibits much more collectively.
“We didn’t go into this finale saying, ‘we’d like a Butcher cameo and a Homelander cameo.’ They had been separate concepts,” Fazekas instructed the commerce. “Homelander got here earlier than Butcher as a result of we knew we wished to see Homelander. However that’s a bell you may’t actually ring that a lot. We wished to be very conscious of after we did that. And it could come up over the season, after which it made sense to do it on the almost-final, culminating second.”
Gen V and The Boys can be found on Prime Video; the discharge date for season 4 of The Boys has not been introduced, however since its creators instructed Selection they’re at present “deep into the music and visible results,” 2024 appears probably.
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