The Boys spin-off star steps out to join Bond actor’s thriller
The boys’ the new college series might take longer than expected to grace our screens after hitting another bump on its road to production.
Aimee Carrero has swapped her starring role in the upcoming spin-off for a role in a new series starring James Bond’s Christoph Waltz.
The actress will be aboard the Prime Video series, The consultantopposite Waltz and Nat Wolff, playing Wolff’s fiancée, Patti.
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The dark comedy workplace thriller, based on the 2015 novel of the same name, is set to explore the complex, and often sinister, relationship between a boss and his employee. This will raise the question of how far will we go to advance and survive.
Always busy, Carrero also secured a recurring role on the limited series. The offerwhich will tell the story of the making of the cult film The Godfather. Currently, the actress is also preparing for her role as Honey in the Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? playing alongside Calista Flockhart and star trekit’s Zachary Quinto.
Another defeat for The boys’ college spin-off will be their main man, Shane Paul McGhie.
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The duo had been cast last spring but it wasn’t until September 2021 that the show was greenlit, with Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters signing on as showrunners. While the exact reasons for Carrero and McGhie’s exits have not been made public, the lengthy production process due to multiple delays and script changes during the process may be a contributing factor.
The Amazon Prime show is centered around a college for young adult superheroes and was written by The boys executive producer, Craig Rosenberg.
The boys seasons 1 and 2 are available in full on Amazon Prime Video. Season 3 will air on June 3.
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