The Boys remains one of Amazon’s biggest shows and remains as the big counter offering for those that have reached a certain limit with current superhero fare. While it revels in the mockery of DC and Marvel’s ongoing history alongside an unsubtle political mockery, the show also has a lot of heart with its many characters trying to just survive in a confusing world. Back in August, many were excited when the show announced that Jeffrey Dean Morgan is set to join the cast in an unknown role for Season 4. That wasn’t all, as we now have even more casting news.
The biggest reveal is that Rosemarie DeWitt will be playing the mother of Jack Quaid‘s Hughie. Simon Pegg is also set to return to reprise the role of his dad, which was a fun in-joke given that Hughie in the original The Boys comics looked quite a bit like the famous Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz actor. They’ve also added Elliot Knight and Rob Benedict in unknown roles, but there’s always a good chance they are some of the new superheroes joining the fray of Eric Kripke‘s superhero satire.
It’ll be exciting to see what the new season has to offer, especially after everything that unraveled with Soldier Boy. Jensen Ackles was a fan-favorite last season and the series will definitely continue on that with this season. DeWiitt‘s addition as Hughie’s mother opens some interesting storytelling potential and perhaps we get to spend more time with the character.