The Boys Bloopers: Antony Starr vs A Bee; Colby Minifie vs Her Brain

If you're a fan of Amazon's Prime Video and showrunner/EP Eric Kripke's The Boys, then we're pretty sure you've been enjoying the past few weeks. Not only did you learn that the highly-anticipated third season will premiere on June 3rd but you were also treated to an early teaser. Now thanks to Kripke, we know that an official trailer has been locked and should be heading out to us over the next few weeks. And then there's March 4th, when the animated anthology series The Boys: Diabolical hits the streaming service with eight tales set within and around the show's universe. So that should be more than enough, right? Well, just in case it isn't then how about these two excellent bloopers showcasing Homelander (Antony Starr) and Ashley Barrett (Colby Minifie)? We thought you would approve…

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So for a look at Starr having some rooftop fun (minus the bee attack) and Minifie having a bit of a "brain" issue, here's a look at the two latest bloopers released from Amazon's The Boys:

Last week, Kripke checked in (while "buzzed," in his own words) to let us know that 4 out of the 8 episodes have been mixed, a "couple hundred VFX shots" are still to be finished "but they're awesome." But the best news from his tweet? The first trailer was officially locked today and "will be out in a few weeks":

With Prime Video's spinoff animated series The Boys Presents: Diabolical set to hit Amazon on March 4, viewers learned how impressively extensive the voice cast is with more major additions announced earlier this week. On the writing side, we have Awkwafina, Garth Ennis, Eliot Glazer & Ilana Glazer, Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen, Simon Racioppa, Justin Roiland & Ben Bayouth, Andy Samberg, and Aisha Tyler. We were also treated to the official trailer as well as a look at the eight, 12-14 minute chapters & their diverse animation styles (from homages to the original The Boys comics to those inspired by anime, Korean horror & drama, and Roiland's unique aesthetic). And before you ask? Yes, that's Simon Pegg voicing an animated version of the comics original version of Hughie was based on Pegg and not the series Hughie's (Jack Quaid) dad.

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Along with Pegg, the full voice cast is a jaw-dropper that includes Awkwafina, Michael Cera, Don Cheadle, Chace Crawford, Kieran Culkin, Giancarlo Esposito, Eliot Glazer, Jason Isaacs, Kumail Nanjiani, Justin Roiland, Seth Rogen, Andy Samberg, Ben Schwartz, Elisabeth Shue, Christian Slater, Kevin Smith, Antony Starr, Nasim Pedrad, Kenan Thompson, Aisha Tyler, Youn Yuh Jung, Kimberly Brooks, Nicole Byer, Frances Conroy, Asjha Cooper, Chris Diamantopolous, John DiMaggio, Jermaine Fowler, Emily Gordon, Grey Griffin, Randall Duk Kim, David Marciano, Xolo Maridueña, Dominique McElligott, Caleb McLaughlin, Colby Minifie, Eugene Mirman, Retta, Kevin Michael Richardson, Somali Rose, Parker Simmons, Ursula Taherian, Fred Tatasciore, Sean Patrick Thomas, Angela Marie Volpe, Gary Antony Williams, and Jenny Yokobori. Now here's a look at the official trailer for The Boys: Diabolical, premiering on March 4th:

(1) "Laser Baby's Day Out"

Writers: Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen

Directors: Crystal Chesney-Thompson and Derek Thompson

Animation Style: Inspired by classic American animated shorts.

(2) "An Animated Short Where Pissed-Off Supes Kill Their Parents"

Writers: Justin Roiland & Ben Bayouth

Director: Parker Simmons

Animation Style: Inspired by Justin Roiland's aesthetic.

(3) "I'm Your Pusher"

Writer: Garth Ennis

Director: Giancarlo Volpe

Animation Style: An homage to the original The Boys comics.

(4) "Boyd in 3D"

Writer: Eliot Glazer

Story by: Eliot Glazer & Ilana Glazer

Director: Naz Ghodrati-Azadi

Animation Style: Inspired by French comics and animation.

(5) "BFFs"

Writer: Awkwafina

Director: Madeleine Flores

Animation Style: Inspired by Saturday morning animation imports.

(6) "Nubian vs Nubian"

Writer: Aisha Tyler

Director: Matthew Bordenave

Animation Style: Anime inspired

(7) "John and Sun-Hee"

Writer: Andy Samberg

Director: Steve Ahn

Animation Style: Inspired by Korean drama and horror.

(8) "One Plus One Equals Two"

Writer: Simon Racioppa

Directors: Jae Kim and Giancarlo Volpe

Animation Style: A darker take on American superhero animation

The Boys: Diabolical Trailer - Yes, That's Simon Pegg Voicing Hughie
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The Boys Presents: Diabolical is executive produced by Racioppa, Kripke, Rogen, Goldberg, James Weaver, Neal H. Moritz, Pavun Shetty, Ori Marmur, Ken F. Levin, Jason Netter, Ennis, Robertson, Michaela Starr, Loreli Alanís, Chris Prynoski, Shannon Prynoski, and Ben Kalina. It is produced by Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television Studios, with Titmouse, Kripke Enterprises, Original Film, and Point Grey Pictures.

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About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.
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