As detailed in our review of The Boys season 3, it’s another thrilling story that benefits from exciting new characters, including Captain America’s soldier (Jensen Ackles) and the Scarlet Witch-inspired Crimson Countess (Laurie Holden).
The remaining five episodes of the season are slated to air weekly from here, which will no doubt test the patience of some fans who prefer to binge-watch.
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Read on for everything you need to know about the main cast of The Boys season 3 on Prime Video.
Karl Urban plays William ‘Billy’ Butcher
Who is Billy Butcher? Butcher is a former CIA agent turned vigilante who is consumed with one mission in life: to destroy superheroes, especially Homelander. At the start of season 3, he is working for the government, supervised by Hughie, but it is not long before he returns to fighting.
Where have I seen Karl Urban before? Urban has had a long and prestigious career in Hollywood, appearing in film franchises such as Star Trek as Bones, The Lord of the Rings as Éomer, and the MCU as Skurge in Thor: Ragnarok. He also acted in films such as Dredd, Pete’s Dragon and Doom.
Jack Quaid plays Hugh “Hughie” Campbell Jr.
Who is Hughie Campbell? Hughie is a mild-mannered guy whose life was turned upside down when his girlfriend Robin was killed by the superhero A-Train. He joined the Boys to fight with Butcher, but now works for the government under Victoria Neuman.
Where have I seen Jack Quaid before? Son of Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid, Jack Quaid has had roles in The Hunger Games, Smallfoot and Scream this year. He currently stars in Star Trek: Lower Decks and is set to appear in Christopher Nolan’s upcoming Oppenheimer film.
Antony Starr plays Homelander
who is fatherland? Homelander is the greatest living superhero and the leader of the Seven. He can fly, has super strength and super hearing, and he can see through almost anything with his x-ray vision and then destroy it with his laser eyes. But he’s also a deeply troubled psychopathic killer. It seems like no one can stop him, but now that his son Ryan is coming into his own, maybe he’ll have some new competition…
Where have I seen Antony Starr before? Starr is best known for his role in The Boys, but has also appeared in shows such as American Gothic and Banshee, as well as the movie Without a Paddle.
Erin Moriarty plays Annie January / Starlight
Who is Starlight? Starlight, real name Annie January, always wanted to save the world, but when she joined the Seven, she learned of their corruption and depravity. She helps the Boys in an attempt to bring down the Seven from within and forms a relationship with Hughie.
Where have I seen Erin Moriarty before? Moriarty appeared as Hope in the first season of Jessica Jones and as Audrey in the first season of True Detective. She also had roles in films such as Captain Fantastic, The Kings of Summer and The Watch.
Dominique McElligott plays Maggie Shaw / Queen Maeve
Who is Queen Maeve? Queen Maeve is a prominent member of the Seven who has previously followed Homelander’s brutal actions. However, over the seasons she began to interrogate him and at the end of season 2 she came to the aid of The Boys against Homelander and Stormfront.
Where have I seen Dominique McElligott before? McElligott appeared as Hannah Conway on Netflix’s House of Cards and had roles in films such as Moon and The Guard.
Jessie T Usher plays Reggie Franklin / A-Train
Who is A-Train? A-Train is a member of the Seven and the fastest man alive. He is a particular target for Hughie, having killed his girlfriend Robin. He had previously lost his spot on The Seven but later rejoined the team.
Where have I seen Jessie T Usher before? Usher starred as Cam Calloway in the Survivor’s Remorse series and appeared in major films such as Shaft, Independence Day: Resurgence and The Banker.
Laz Alonso plays Marvin T’s ‘Mother’s’ Milk
Who is breast milk? Mother’s Milk is an old friend of Butcher’s who previously left The Boys to live a quiet life with his family. However, Butcher keeps bringing it back.
Where have I seen Laz Alonso before? Alonso has had roles in films such as Fast & Furious and Avatar, as well as series such as Southland, LA’s Finest and Power Book II: Ghost.
Chace Crawford plays Kevin Moskowitz / The Deep
Who is The Deep? The Deep is a former member of the Seven who can breathe underwater and communicate with sea creatures. He lost his place on the team after Starlight revealed that he had sexually assaulted her and previously attempted to redeem himself through the Church of the Collective.
Where have I seen Chace Crawford before? Outside of The Boys, Crawford is best known for his role on Gossip Girl as Nate. He also appeared in films such as What to Expect When You’re Expecting and Rules Don’t Apply.
Tomer Capone plays Serge / Frenchie
Who is Frenchie? Frenchie is a member of The Boys with a hitman history. He rediscovered his humanity when he met and formed a bond with Kimiko.
Where have I seen Tomer Capone before? Prior to The Boys, Capone appeared in Israeli series such as One on One, When Heroes Fly and Fullmoon.
Karen Fukuhara plays Kimiko Miyashiro / The Woman
Who is Kimiko? Kimiko is a member of The Boys who was experimented with Compound V as part of Vought’s plan to create supervillains. She is mute and at first seen as a threat, but forms a bond with Frenchie.
Where have I seen Karen Fukuhara before? Fukuhara played Katana in 2016’s Suicide Squad and voiced Glimmer in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. Last year, she voiced F in an episode of Star Wars: Visions.
Nathan Mitchell plays Black Black
Who is Black Black? Black Noir is the Seven’s superpowered ninja, completely silent and enigmatic. Little is known about him and what lies behind his mask is a complete mystery.
Where have I seen Nathan Mitchell before? Mitchell has had roles in Arrow, Ginny & Georgia and iZombie.
Colby Minifie as Ashley Barrett
Who is Ashley Barrett? Ashley was previously Director of Talent Relations for Vought, but has now taken over as Senior Vice President of Hero Management following the passing of Madelyn Stillwell.
Where have I seen Colby Minifie before? Outside of The Boys, Minifie has played Virginia on Fear the Walking Dead, Robyn on Jessica Jones, and Ginger on The Marvelous Mrs Maisel. She also appeared in the 2020 Netflix film I’m Thinking of Ending Things.
Claudia Doumit as Victoria Neuman
Who is Victoria Neuman? Victoria Neuman is a congresswoman who campaigns against supes. However, at the end of Season 2, it is revealed that she is a murderous Supe herself, though her allegiances are currently unknown.
Where have I seen Claudia Doumit before? Doumit has had roles in the series Timeless, Scandal and Supergirl. She also appeared in Cate Blanchett’s film Where’d You Go, Bernadette.
Jensen Ackles as Soldier Boy
Who is Soldier Boy? Soldier Boy is the first legendary superhero the Boys seek out in Season 3.
Where have I seen Jensen Ackles before? Ackles is best known for playing Dean Winchester on Supernatural and has also appeared on Dawson’s Creek, Smallville and Big Sky.
Season 3 of The Boys premieres on Amazon Prime Video Friday, June 3. Check out more of our Sci-Fi and Fantasy coverage or visit our TV guide to see what’s on tonight.
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