‘The Boys’ Reveals First Look At Jensen Ackles As Soldier Boy

Jensen Ackles has formally swapped pie for Compound V. 

Amazon Prime Video has launched a primary take a look at the previous “Supernatural” star in his new position because the superhero Soldier Boy within the upcoming third season of “The Boys.”

The sequence’ Twitter account posted two photographs of Ackles decked out in his “Supe” apparel.

“He’s the f’n Captain now, America,” reads the tweet’s seemingly tame caption — contemplating the present’s penchant for gratuitous head explosions, dolphin intercourse and, effectively, the phrase “fuck.”

Soldier Boy is a Captain America-like character, full with a defend, that comes from the unique “The Boys” comics by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, per Leisure Weekly

Ackles even confirmed off the main points of his defend on Instagram over the weekend.

Soldier Boy is the “unique superhero” created by Compound V within the Forties, and have become the primary “supe” celeb after combating in World Warfare II, per Amazon.

“Soldier Boy is the unique badass,” stated “The Boys” costume designer Laura Jean Shannon in a press release, per EW. Shannon created Ackles’ go well with with idea artist Greg Hopwood.

“Our purpose was to focus on a bygone period of overt masculinity and grit,” Shannon continued. “With that pedigree we dove headfirst into baking in an all-American high quality grounded in a navy soldier’s practicality with a heavy dose of old style cowboy swagger. We knew that the actor needed to have Steve McQueen appears to be like and chops with a John Wayne perspective, fortunately Jensen Ackles embodies all of that.”

Ackles’ new gig additionally acts as a reunion for the actor with “Supernatural” creator Eric Kripke, who serves as showrunner on “The Boys.”

“After I was a baby, I had a loopy, unattainable dream — to supply Jensen Ackles with gainful employment,” Kripke stated in a presser about Ackles’ casting as Soldier Boy in August 2020. “I’m glad to say that dream has come true.  Jensen is an incredible actor, an excellent higher particular person, smells like heat chocolate chip cookies, and I take into account him a brother.”

“As Soldier Boy, the very first Superhero, he’ll carry a lot humor, pathos, and hazard to the position,” Kripke continued. “I can’t wait to be on set with him once more, and produce a little bit of ‘Supernatural’ to ‘The Boys.’”


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