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Amazon Prime Video is formally bringing one among its largest 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 efficient time to announce: Season 5 would be the Closing Season!

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

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

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

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

After the drama was renewed for a fifth season final month, hypothesis started swirling that that might 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 need for The Boys to final 5 seasons so as to end the story. He had instructed 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.

Prior to now, Kripke’s been essential 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 instructed 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 fashionable as celebrities, as influential as politicians, and as revered as gods — abuse their superpowers moderately 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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