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Amazon Prime Video is formally bringing considered one of its greatest originals, The Boys, to an finish after 5 seasons.

On Tuesday, forward of the present’s season 4 return, showrunner Eric Kripke made the announcement on X, writing: “#TheBoys Season 4 Premiere Week is an effective time to announce: Season 5 would be the Remaining Season!

“All the time my plan, I simply needed to be cagey until I bought the ultimate OK from Vought. Thrilled to carry the story to a gory, epic, moist climax. Watch Season 4 in 2 DAYS, trigger the top has begun!”

A number of followers have responded to the information, relieved that the present — an adaptation of Garth Ennis’ graphic novels — may have a deliberate ending, quite than being dragged out like Kripke’s final present, Supernatural.

“Excellent news, every part has to finish,” one fan tweeted, with a second including: “That is so unhappy however completely comprehensible! quick and candy.”

“Actually unhappy about this,” a 3rd wrote, “however so completely happy you wont be dragging it out like different exhibits do. Thanks for every part Eric.”

After the drama was renewed for a fifth season final month, hypothesis started swirling that that will be it for the Emmy-winning sequence.

Antony Starr in ‘The Boys’
Antony Starr in ‘The Boys’ (Jasper Savage/Prime Video)

Kripke had beforehand shared his want for The Boys to final 5 seasons with a purpose to end the story. He had advised followers in 2020 that he had a “tough thought” of how he wished to finish the present. “However I additionally know higher than to say what number of seasons a present is gonna have,” he reasoned on the time.

Previously, Kripke’s been crucial of Supernatural’s lengthy, 15-season run. “Nobody in your complete historical past of the leisure enterprise has been extra mistaken than me, giving interview after interview on how I believed Supernatural ought to finish after 5 years,” he advised SFX Magazine.

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The Boys, which debuted in 2019, is “a enjoyable and irreverent tackle what occurs when superheroes — who’re as in style as celebrities, as influential as politicians, and as revered as gods — abuse their superpowers quite than use them for good,” an official logline reads.

It stars Antony Starr, Karl City, Jack Quaid, Erin Moriarty, Jensen Ackles, Karen Fukuhara and Chace Crawford, and has since spawned two spin-offs: The Boys Presents: Diabolical and Gen V.

The primary three episodes of The Boys season 4 will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on June 13, adopted by episodes launched weekly.

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