Saturday, November 6, 2021

"The Boys" - Enter Laurie Holden

Take a look at actress Laurie Holden ("The Walking Dead") as 'Crimson Countess', a parody of Marvel's 'Scarlet Witch', in Season Three of  the live-action superhero TV series "The Boys", based on the comic book title, streaming on Prime Video in 2022:

"...'Crimson Countess', a 'Vought' superheroine in the running to join 'The Seven', appeared on a poster for a movie made about her, showcasing her powers of Heat Vision, plus Fire and Heat Manipulation..."

New Season Three cast joining the regulars, include Nick Wechsler as 'Blue Hawk',  Miles Gaston Villanueva as 'Supersonic', Sean Patrick Flannery as 'Gunpowder', Kristin Booth and Jack Doolan as the 'TNT Twins' and Jensen Ackles as 'Soldier Boy'.

"...the past of 'Soldier Boy' is shrouded in mystery. In 1944, when 'Oppenheimer' was flailing with the bomb, 'Dr. Vought' already had practical applications of 'Compound V' tested in the field. This led to such superheroes as 'Soldier Boy'.

"Soldier Boy remained a major hero with Vought for decades, and as familiar with 'Stormfront' during her time as 'Liberty.

"Soldier Boy, able to dodge bullets as well as punches and blows easily, is an expert user of his shield, of which he uses as a melee weapon. 

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