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What’s new on Amazon Prime Video in South Africa in September 2020
Fans of Amazon’s not-your-average-superhero show, The Boys, are in for a treat this month, with the second season kicking off on 4 September. There’s also Gillian Flynn’s conspiracy-theory drama, Utopia, to look forward to.
Here are the Amazon Originals that will be landing on Prime Video subscribers’ screens in South Africa.
The Boys S2 | 4 September 2020
The Boys is an irreverent take on what happens when superheroes, who are as popular as celebrities, as influential as politicians and as revered as Gods, abuse their superpowers rather than use them for good. It’s the powerless against the super powerful as The Boys embark on a heroic quest to expose the truth about “The Seven”, and their formidable Vought backing.
In a more intense, more desperate Season 2 of The Boys, Butcher, Hughie and the team reel from their losses in Season 1. On the run from the law, they struggle to fight back against the Superheroes. As Vought, the company that manages the heroes, cashes in on the panic over the threat of Supervillains, and a new hero, Stormfront, shakes up the company and challenges an already unstable Homelander.
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Utopia | 25 September 2020
When the conspiracy in the elusive comic Utopia is real, a group of young fans come together to embark on a high-stakes twisted adventure to use what they uncover to save themselves, each other and ultimately humanity. Created by Gillian Flynn (the writer of Sharp Objects), and starring John Cusack, Rainn Wilson and Sasha Lane.