The creators of The Preacher, which will debut on AMC on May 22, 2016, Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Neil H. Moritz are working on yet another dark comic by Garth Ennis for Cinemax. According to Deadline, the cable channel has begun developing a comic strip called "The Boys" in collaboration with Point Gray, Original Film and Sony TV.
The series is scripted by Eric Kripke ("Supernatural"), which is based on graphic novel by Ennis and illustrator Derrick Robertson, takes place at a time when most superheroes are corrupted by their celebrity status and often behave inappropriately, endangering the safety of the world. In the center of the plot – a CIA team, informally known as the “ Boys ”, whose job is to observe the rapid increase in the number of superheroes and eliminate some of them if necessary. Rogen and Goldberg, who directed The Preacher pilot, will take over the director's chair. Ennis and Robertson serve as executive producers.
As with The Preacher, who spent 16 years trying to break into television until he found a home on AMC, The Boys are just as tough. history. For the past eight years, the comic has been developed by Columbia Pictures and Paramount in movie format.
On Cinemax, "The Boys" has joined the adaptation of Robert Kirkman's dark comic "Outcast", which will premiere on June 3, 2016.
"The Boys" comic
The Topic of Article: Creators of The Preacher are developing another dark comic.