The Boys actor Anthony Starr has opened-up about the importance of a breast milk scene in season two of the show.
The show, which is due to return in September, will see Starr's character Homelander in a frail emotional state early on in the season.
Explaining what is going on during Comic-Con: At Home, the actor revealed: "We've seen through season one that this guy is painfully lonely and desperate for connection, and of course a big part of that was the lovely Elisabeth Shue/Stillwell.
"She wasn't willing to let Homelander expand in season one and fulfill what he believed he was capable of – his mission, so to speak.
"He dealt with his Oedipal complex at the end of season one, and I think season two has been a lot about trying to find his place… season one was very external, whereas season two's very internal.
"And I guess there's nothing more internal than milk, and as a way to connect the dots between season one and two and bring Stillwell back into his world a little bit, he finds traces of Stillwell, and reconnects that way," he continued.
"And that is a moment of pure connection between Homelander and Stillwell in season two. I'm basically drinking breast milk."
Elaborating further on Homelander's inability to form relationships, Starr said: "That's the duality of the character. These guys have done a great job playing both sides of that. The strongest physical man on the show is the weakest emotionally on the show, in my opinion.
"It's fun to balance those worlds, but I've got to say, everytime Homelander does something horrible or deranged, it's the best day's work for me!"
During yesterday's (July 23) Comic-Con, it was announced that The Boys has already been renewed for a third season.
The Boys season one is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video, with season two launching on September 4.
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