Anchorman Director Adam McKay Almost Made A Movie Out Of The Boys

Not long after Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson’s comic series “The Boys” debuted in 2006, people were trying to get the series adapted to the big screen.

One of those people was Seth Rogen, who pushed for an adaptation for years before finally succeeding in getting it greenlit by Amazon in 2015.

He now serves the show as an executive producer and makes questionable cameos roughly once a season. Another one of those people was Adam McKay, a director who started off with lighthearted comedy films like “Anchorman” and “The Other Guys,” before pivoting to more explicitly political projects like “The Big Short,” “Vice,” and most recently, “Don’t Look Up.” He spent a lot of time trying to pitch a film adaptation of “The Boys” in the early 2010s, but none of the studios wanted anything to do with it.

“I took it to every studio, every production financing place in town,

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