Based on the popular graphic novels by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, season one of the dark comedy saw Hughie Campbell (Jack Quaid) align himself with superhero-hating, ex-CIA operative Billy Butcher after his girlfriend was killed by careless, cocky speedster A-Train.
In the episodes that followed, Billy (Karl Urban) managed to convince his former teammates Frenchie (Tomer Kapon) and Mother's Milk (Alonso) to get back together, claiming that Hughie was the key to taking down an elite group of corrupt, professional spandex-wearers called The Seven.
Despite them agreeing, their initial reluctance – not to mention their constant bickering – made it clear that something big went down before the band broke up. Now, Alonso has teased that the series' upcoming instalment is set to explore their complicated history.
"I think that the family element is definitely prominent throughout the whole season to the point where you get to see flashbacks of how our family was in the first iteration of the Boys," the actor told Comic Book in a new interview.
"Before we disbanded and Billy put us back together... Back when, you know, Frenchie and I got along... Little things like that you get to see in season two.
"As far as their relationships, Mother's Milk is more the nurturer, whereas Billy is more the stern father figure, you know, disciplinarian, just 'go, go, go'.
"It really explores loyalty within a family, acceptance within the family and you know what, we're not perfect, but we're what we've got and that's enough. So it's very much family-themed when it comes to our storyline as a group."
The first three episodes of The Boys season two land on Amazon Prime Video on September 4. After that, they will be uploaded on a weekly basis. The show's first season is available to stream now.
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