The Boys: Erin Moriarty Applauds the Show for their Uniqueness in approaching a ‘Female Superhero’

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The Boys

The Boys is a superhero, thriller television drama. This series’s plot remains inspired by a comic book series of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. This Amazon prime drama has two seasons with a total of 8 episodes each. The ongoing second season will have their last episode released on October 9, 2024. The show first premiered on July 26, 2019. This show now moves forward for the production of a third season and a spin-off series.

Erin Says:

Moriarty plays the role of Anne January, aka Starlight, in The Boys. Erin’s other notable works include her as Natalie Walraven in the Red Widow and as Hope Shlottman in Jessica Jones. 

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Erin as Starlight!

Recently, Erin mentioned how she feels satisfied with The Boys, who help spread women’s word in the series. She further revealed as to how much she loves playing as Anne, aka Starlight. Erin mentions that she finds the show and her character attractive, as how conflicting this show is concerning the perfect superheroes we imagine. This drama does not have that “standard portrayal of Superheroes.

Erin Moriarty said, “I think we don’t fit into the superhero world. I think we intentionally break that box, and I think we try to make the statement that empowerment doesn’t sound equal flawless.”

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Starlight!

Other than The Boys, she respects the female superheroes from the Marvel and DC Universe. The reason involves that the females are equally strong and potential here as the male heroes. The equality in forces makes her feel great.

Moreover, Moriarty mentions how the little mistakes and immoral ways show how human the superheroes are through the series. She further notes, “Empowerment equals flaws, mistakes made, all of which strengthen ourselves as women, as opposed to defeating us.” 

New Season Release of The Boys:

The Boys

This series ranks as one of the most-watched or streamed series on Amazon Prime. Hence the broadcasting company went ahead with a release statement for a new season.

During the comic-con, the representatives revealed that the shoot might kick-off in early 2024. And if does so, we can expect Season 3 by the end of 2024 or early 2024. 

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