The Boys season 3 trailer teases the Supe-d up showdown of the century

The official trailer for The Boys season 3 has landed online – and it looks like we should be bracing for the Supe-d up showdown of the century. Sorry, Marvel.

Releasing across Prime Video’s various social media channels on Monday, May 16, the new teaser gives us our first look at Jensen Ackles’ Soldier Boy and Payback – the superhero team he leads – in all their action and glory. gore in The Boys’ Third Season. Considering the images featured as well, The Seven and The Boys should be very beware of crossing paths with Payback in the Prime Video series of R-rated superheroes. However, the trailer suggests that Homelander and Billy Butcher will be able to do more than hold their own, with the duo mirroring each other more and more with each passing season.

Check out the new trailer below:

There’s a lot to unpack from the latest trailer. After the Season 2 finale, it’s clear that Homelander is ready to unleash “the real me,” which is code for “I Take No More Prisoners.” Should Starlight and company be worried? Yes.

Meanwhile, it looks like The Boys season 3 has taken some creative liberties with source material from Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. The V-esque compound substance – which gives Billy his own powers – only grants temporary abilities to those who inject (or ingest) it. It’s a stark departure from the graphic novel series, where Billy, Hughie and company received permanent superpowers after taking Compound V. Either way, expect Billy to go wild , picking up List B Supes as they go.

There’s a lot more where that came from too. We get another glimpse of Frenchie and Kimiko’s surreal music-inspired streak, plenty of flashbacks to Payback’s Vietnam War-era escapades, plenty of infighting between The Boys and The Seven respectively, and the drawing new lines of battle as each group seeks to usurp the other. So prepare better for the best entry in the series yet.

Fans were preparing for the release of a new trailer, with what The Boys’ official Twitter account confirms (Friday May 13) that we would arrive on May 16. A new poster for The Boys season 3 accompanied the trailer release date announcement, following in the footsteps of a new one-sheet, which teased a super-powered makeover for Karl Urban’s Billy. Boucher, before the arrival of the first trailer in mid-March.

Check out the new The Boys season 3 poster below.

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The new trailer follows the release of two teasers – released in January and March – which hinted at the hyperviolence, sex and comedy-fueled antics, and dark and thematic undercurrents to come in the next release in the series. Clearly, showrunner Eric Kripke and everyone involved in the live-action adaptation are pushing the boundaries of The Boys TV series far beyond what most (if not all) other shows would do.

Season 3 of The Boys will launch exclusively on Prime Video on Friday, June 3. The first three episodes of the season will debut on Amazon’s streaming service on release day, with its remaining five entries then released weekly until the season finale arrives on Friday, July 8. Consider us excited.

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