Tomorrow’s episode of The Boys will feature a Lord of the Rings reunion as John Noble will guest star in the series, portraying the father of Karl Urban’s Billy Butcher.
Urban revealed the news on his Instagram, saying “WTF! #lordoftherings @theboystv Mashup. John Noble …aka Denethor is Butchers dad ep7. Loved working with John. His Sam Butcher is a brutal force of nature!”
Noble and Urban starred together in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy. Noble played Denethor, the steward of Gondor and father to Sean Bean and David Wenham’s Boromir and Faramir who coveted the Ring’s power while Urban was Éomer, a rider of Rohan and the king’s nephew.
The synopsis for tomorrow’s episode of The Boys, titled ‘Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker’, reads:
To help Victoria Neuman (Claudia Doumit) make a case against Vought, Mallory and The Boys look to an unlikely source for answers. Hughie gets terrifying news about Starlight. Meanwhile, Homelander and Stormfront further their master plan for Compound V.
The Boys features a cast that includes Karl Urban (Thor: Ragnarok), Jack Quaid (The Hunger Games), Karen Fukuhara (Suicide Squad), Laz Alonso (Traffik), Antony Starr (American Gothic), Dominique McElligott (The Last Tycoon), Chace Crawford (Gossip Girl), Erin Moriarty (True Detective), Jessie T. Usher (Independence Day: Resurgence), Elisabeth Shue (Leaving Las Vegas), Nathan Mitchell (iZombie), Aya Cash (You’re the Worst), Patton Oswalt (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), and Timeless stars Goran Visnjic and Claudia Doumit.
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