Amazon’s Prime Video announced today the eight-episode pickup of the animated anthology series Diabolical, set in the universe of the Emmy-nominated hit The Boys!
“Diabolical reveals unseen stories within The Boys universe, brought to life by some of the most creative minds in entertainment today, including Awkwafina, Garth Ennis, Eliot Glazer & Ilana Glazer, Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen, Simon Racioppa, Justin Roiland & Ben Bayouth, Andy Samberg, and Aisha Tyler.
The upcoming series was announced via a special recorded message from The Boys star Karl Urban during Prime Video’s block of virtual panels during CCXP Worlds 2021, which can be viewed below. It will premiere exclusively on Prime Video in 2022.The Boys is based on The New York Times best-selling comic by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson and was developed by executive producer and showrunner Eric Kripke. “Surprise! We’re almost finished with eight episodes of our animated series, Diabolical. We gathered together some incredible creators and we gave them one rule … just kidding, there [are] no rules!” teases Diabolical executive producer Eric Kripke. “They blew the doors off it, delivering eight completely unexpected, funny, shocking, gory, moist, emotional episodes. You think The Boys is nuts? Wait till you see this!” “Ever since we saw the animated film The Animatrix, a series of short animated films set in the universe of The Matrix, we’ve wanted to rip it off,” joked executive producers and writers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. “Today that dream has come true.”