With Episode 5 of Season 3 of The Boys arriving on Prime Video this week, viewers had been handled to a really enjoyable musical quantity starring Kimiko (Karen Fukuhara). The silent character finds her voice as she partakes in a musical dance quantity with Frenchie inside a hospital. Nonetheless, the thought of Kimiko getting her personal musical quantity is not new. It was going to occur in Season 2.
Showrunner Eric Kripke is a large fan of musicals and needed to carry the magic of previous Hollywood musicals to the Prime Video collection. And that is one thing he is had deliberate for some time. “In Season 2 of The Boys, we thought we had our alternative,” Kripke advised GameSpot. “And it was going to be this second for Kimiko very comparable, the place she was going be capable to actually categorical herself and a lot of this season is about, regardless that she would not essentially communicate out loud, Kimiko discovering her voice. And so we could not do it final season, sadly. It simply did not match into the story, in the end.”
Kripke went on to elucidate that in manufacturing of Season 2, he made a mistake. “In Season 2, it felt secure sufficient that I made the horrible rookie producer mistake, the place I advised her about it. And so I bought the response final yr, really, the place she was like, so excited. ‘Oh my god, I’ve at all times needed to be doing a musical and thanks a lot.’ After which like, I needed to name her three weeks later and be like, we reduce this scene, which is such a rookie mistake. Like, you simply by no means do it till you recognize for positive what’s there. And so this yr, it wasn’t a lot a shock because it was, I’m making good on my promise to you, Karen, right here is your musical quantity. And you recognize, and she or he was clearly actually excited.”
“Oh, it was nice. It was great,” Fukuhara advised GameSpot. “For 2 complete seasons, I used to be coated in grime, coated in mud and blood. And eventually, I bought this clear, colourful, lovely musical quantity. It was actually a dream come true.”
The Boys has already been renewed for Season 4, and this season has been a wild one, introducing Jensen Ackles as the explosive Soldier Boy–one of the villains this yr. One of many extra wild moments this season to this point was The Deep consuming one among his associates, and actor Chace Crawford discussed filming it.
In GameSpot’s review of Season 3 of The Boys, Mat Elfring mentioned, “The Boys continues to be among the best superhero TV reveals. It is a collection that is aware of its identification and leans in arduous to it each single season. It continues to develop and evolve the world it lives in with out dropping that identification both. The solid is delivering a few of the greatest performances of the collection right here as effectively. The Boys Season 3 is a must-watch for summer time viewing.”
New episodes of The Boys arrive to Amazon’s Prime Video streaming service on Fridays.
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