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How Amazon’s new superhero TV show, ‘The Boys,’ was shaped by Trump, Me Too, and ‘sweet, sweet Bezos money’

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  • Amazon’s upcoming mature superhero TV series, “The Boys,” based on the comic of the same name, premieres Friday, July 26.
  • Showrunner Eric Kripke talked to Business Insider about the show’s four-year development, and how he and his team adapted to Donald Trump’s election and the Me Too movement.
  • Kripke said that the female producers insisted that the show include a moment of sexual assault from the comic because they’d “all experienced a version of it to varying degrees in our careers.”
  • Kripke said that he originally pitched the series to Cinemax, which ultimately didn’t move forward because it was too expensive. So he read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com