THE BOYS Season 3 Adds THE WALKING DEAD Actress Laurie Holden As The Crimson Countess

THE BOYS Season 3 Adds THE WALKING DEAD Actress Laurie Holden As The Crimson Countess

Laurie Holden, best known for playing Andrea for three seasons of The Walking Dead, has been cast in the recurring role of Payback member Crimson Countess in the upcoming third season of The Boys.

The third season of Amazon Prime's The Boys has added another supe to its ranks, with Laurie Holden on board in the recurring role of Crimson Countess.

The actress, who played Andrea on AMC's The Walking Dead, took to Twitter to confirm the news. “Been sitting on this a long while. Happy to share this with you all. I am loving being a frickin’ super hero. Dream job for sure:)"

In the the source material, the first Crimson Countess was active during World War II, while the second was a member of Payback. We assume this version will be an amalgam of both characters and one of Soldier Boy's (Jensen Ackles) teammates. She didn't last very long in the comics, but is expected to have an expanded role on the show.

We recently learned that Sean Patrick Flannery, Nick Wechsler, and Miles Gaston Villanueva have also joined the cast as Gunpowder, Blue Hawk and Supersonic, respectively.

Season 2 of The Boys ended with the death of Butcher's wife and the apparent disbanding of the team. We know they will reunite, however, most likely in attempt to bring down the increasingly psychotic Homelander. Queen Maeve was able to blackmail her rage-fuelled leader into backing off in the finale, but actor Anthony Starr has already confirmed that he will really let loose in Season 3.

It's also been confirmed that the highly controversial Herogasm comic book arc will be adapted, and showrunner Eric Kripke has hinted that the episode will be every bit as depraved as the comic.

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