‘The Boys’ Stars Antony Starr and Erin Moriarty Talk Season 3’s Big Twists

boys The Season 3 finale was filled with moments that must have come as a shock to fans, especially those related to Homelander and Starlight.

Antony Starr and Erin Moriarty, who plays the two superheroes, spoke newsweek About some of the biggest twists in the final episode of the season.

WARNING: This article contains spoilers boys season 3 finale

Erin Moriarty leaves Starlight and joins the Boys

Erin Moriarty (L) and Antony Starr (R) as Starlight and Homelander in “The Boys” Season 3. The actors spoke to Newsweek about the twists featuring their characters in the show’s finale.
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A pivotal moment in Annie Jan’s story was her decision to eventually leave Watt behind and drop the Starlight moniker.

In the character’s final scene, she takes off her superhero cape and throws it in the trash. boys‘ base, where she announces that she is joining their team to take down Homelander and Watt.

Moriarty reflects on the moment newsweek, Saying that she felt it was a “liberating” moment for Annie to no longer be Starlight.

“I used to symbolically throw that cape in the trash,” Moriarty said. “I dropped my cape, I threw it in the trash. I think it’s great, I think she realized that wearing a mask is not the way she will seek justice, fight crime, all that Will do what she did. Wants to do.

“I think he’s been able to release that pressure and take the mask off, leave Watt, join The Boys and I think where he’s getting the most purpose is really very transparent and very honest. is staying.

“So, that’s why she starts live-broadcasting from her instagram, And I think instead of working for Watt she feels that working outside Watt and really highlighting them and capitalizing on her following is how she’s going to do well.

“I love it because I feel like there’s a release of that mask and that mask is very defining for her and liberating for her.”

The star, who sat in on the interview with Moriarty, joked that leaving his cape for Starlight was “such an absurd concept”.

‘The Boys’ Star Antony Starr on Ryan Choosing Homelander and What Does It Mean for Season 4?

The Homelander itself has made several surprising revelations this season, namely the fact that soldier boy (Jensen Ackles) is his real father.

Despite his hopes of a happy family reunion, it was not meant to be as Soldier Boy not only shrugged off him, but he expressed how disappointed he was that father and son were at odds.

But even though his father wants nothing to do with him, Homelander still has a chance at a happy family as his son Ryan (Cameron Crowetti) decides to join his side.

The finale ends with Homelander introducing Ryan to the world and Super kills a bystander for throwing a can at his son.

Initially, Homelander felt that the public murder would make the crowd hate him, but in fact they respected him for it. Ryan smiled seeing his reaction, so it seems that the apple might not have fallen too far from the tree.

When asked how he thinks having Ryan around can help Homelander, the star explained Newsweek: “I’m not sure how that would work out for the kid, but Homelander has always been driven to need family and connection and, you know, little Ryan genetically sits at the center of it.

“Which, I mean, it’s a good and a bad thing because Ryan needs the same thing, especially because his mom died at the end of last season. So, he needs someone he’s on. She could trust and someone who would take care of her, and it wouldn’t necessarily be the most obvious person on the show to be able to get it done.

“So, Homi has actually got a genuine affection and love for the baby, whether it’s a piece of himself, or it’s his ego talking again.

“But, you know… whenever there’s a safe space on this show it gets corrupted, so there will be essentially a father son dynamic.”

Fans will have to wait and see how Homelander affects Ryan in the show’s fourth season.

Boys Seasons 1 to 3 is now available to watch on Prime Video.

Antony Star as Homelander in “The Boys” Season 3. The villainous protagonist recruits his son Ryan to his side in the finale.
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