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If you want to stream something new and exciting, then you have reached the right place! As we know that 2023 is right around the corner and there will undoubtedly be many surprises coming in the new year. Making it clear that there is no doubt left of it being completely jam-packed with brand-new, original content for subscribers, be it action, comedy, or romance, you name any genre and Amazon Prime has it all for you! The streaming service has been excellent at keeping its catalog fresh with new content while taking into consideration the preferences of viewers from all over the world.
There is no doubt in saying that it is the best platform to explore these cutting-edge characters and stories, with Gen V being one of them which is an American superhero black comedy drama that is the second spinoff of The Boys following the success of the series’ second season, which is based on The Boys comic book story arc “We Gotta Go Now” by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. As a result, if you’re one of those who want more information on the new show, then look no further. We have gathered all the necessary details for you in getting ready to know about the release date, plot, and other details.
Here is everything you need to know about Gen V Season 1.
Gen V Season 1 Release Date
The series is set concurrently with the fourth season of The Boys and is expected to premiere on Amazon Prime Video in 2023. The exact release date has not been confirmed which will be revealed later. As, the filming began at the University of Toronto Mississauga campus in May 2022 and the Claireville Conservation Area, Brampton in July, intended for an October wrap, under the working title of The Boys Presents: Varsity.
In September 2022 members of the cast announced on social media that production has wrapped. On the other hand, Eric Kripke also confirmed the news on his Twitter handle, quoting, “Now that the cat’s out of the bag, I can officially announce my new producing partner #PuppetDeep. See him in action in @GenV, coming 2023.” Take a look at the official post below:
Now that the cat's out of the bag, I can officially announce my new producing partner #PuppetDeep. See him in action in @GenV, coming 2023. @TheBoysTV #TheBoys #TheBoysTV #GenV @PrimeVideo @chacecrawford pic.twitter.com/neqOOgn5Fh
— Eric Kripke (@therealKripke) December 5, 2022
Gen V Season 1 Plot
The series is set at Godolkin University, America’s only college exclusively for young adult superheroes, and run by Vought International, Gen V is described as an irreverent, R-rated series that explores the lives of hormonal, competitive Supes as they put their physical, sexual, and moral boundaries to the test, competing for the best contracts in the best cities. Part college show, part Hunger Games – with all the heart, satire, and raunch of The Boys.
Yea, we’re wrappin GEN V production. No, we ain’t tellin ya when it’s coming out yet. pic.twitter.com/BGiaX6fNjA
— THE BOYS (@TheBoysTV) September 16, 2022
Gen V Season 1 Cast and Crew
The main cast members of the series are Jaz Sinclair as Marie Moreau, Lizze Broadway as Emma Shaw, Chance Perdomo, Maddie Phillips, London Thor, Derek Luh, Asa Germann, and Shelley Conn. The recurring cast members are as follows Patrick Schwarzenegger as Golden Boy, Sean Patrick Thomas as Polarity, Marco Pigossi as Doctor Edison Cardosa, Alexander Calvert, and Clancy Brown. The guest stars are Jessie T. Usher as Reggie Franklin / A-Train, Colby Minifie as Ashley Barrett, and P. J. Byrne as Adam Bourke.
The series is produced by Sony Pictures Television Studios and Amazon Studios, in association with Kripke Enterprises, Point Grey Pictures, and Original Film. Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters serve as showrunners and executive producers. Eric Kripke, Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, James Weaver, Neal H. Moritz, Ori Marmur, Pavun Shetty, Ken Levin, Jason Netter, Garth Ennis, Darick Robertson, Craig Rosenberg, Zak Schwartz, Erica Rosbe, and Michaela Starr also serve as executive producers. Serving as the co-executive producer is Brant Engelstein. Loreli Alanís serves as the executive in charge of Point Grey Pictures.
Gen V Season 1 Episodes and Streaming Options
The exact episode count of the upcoming series has not been revealed as of December 15, 2022, which is expected to drop on a weekly basis. On the other hand, the episode titles and synopsis of the series are not released by the network. The network will publish those details when the episodes are due to air on the streaming service. So, we would advise fans to be patient while waiting for these updates, which will be issued in the coming months. Gen V Season 1 will be only accessible exclusively on Amazon Prime Video for $9 per month.
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Gen V Season 1 Official Trailer
The official trailer that was dropped during CCXP doesn’t reveal much about the plot but does give a peak at the cast of characters, led by The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina‘s Jaz Sinclair. The show is set at America’s only college exclusively for young adult superheroes where Gen V explores whatever is going down at that school and involves a lot of bloodshed, as indicated by the many shots of the cast completely covered in blood. Take a look at the official first-look trailer for the new series below:
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