Boys take aim at HBO Max & Discovery+ with Vought++ commercial

Well, someone had to do that. If you’ve been following the latest updates from Warner Bros. And HBO Max and Discovery+ all this week, you know it’s hard to get a reaction other than that”What’s going on?“In the decisions announced and/or leaked with the platforms’ content and future plans. Between titles mysteriously disappearing from the catalog, films expected on shelves and filmmakers shocked, Prime Video’s boys They took to Twitter to mock the mess with HBO Discovery with a clever Vought ad.

The fake ad mocks its rebranding HBO Max, which is set to merge Discovery+ and cut production of original content in order to focus on theatrical productions. But what will it be called? This is a platform that has already been rebranded twice, dubbed HBO Go and HBO Now before Max came along to serve as a global title. With names running out, boys Make fun of HBO by advertising Vought++, a streaming platform that includes many other streaming services to get more fun (at a higher price) in the comfort of your own home.

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And that’s not all: the post contains many Easter egg-like jokes, and the more you read, the harder it gets to laugh, including a cheap shot taken on the short-lived broadcast platform CNN+ (which was shut down by HBO Discovery a few weeks ago. After launch), a construction reality series that’s obviously a parody of royal brothersand of course a large number of references to the leading superhero content that is often used to attract new subscribers.

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The joke has been working perfectly since then boysVery clearly, the biggest characters are satires of DC’s most famous superheroes. In the lead cast alone, Homelander (Anthony Star), Queen Maeve (Dominic McKellegott), Train (Jesse T) and The Deep (Chase CrawfordIt’s easy to associate with Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, and Aquaman. These are all heroes (and huge money makers) caught in the crossfire of everything going on with HBO Discovery and Warner Bros. , since the biggest course correction announced by the new CEO David Zaslav Is Snyderverse Canceled – AKA Forgetting That Movies Like Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice And the man of steel exist and start over with a 10-year plan similar to the Marvel Cinematic Universe that will purportedly return dollars to the global box office.

An extra layer of humor is the fact that, in boys“ universe, Vought is a huge company that does whatever is necessary to preserve profits and this includes making unpopular decisions, avoiding important players for silly reasons, and emphatically making changes on a whim without really caring what the audience opinion would be. Not that HBO Max Discovery++ is doing it now, no… it’s just needed for you.

You can stream all three seasons of boys on Prime Video.

Check out the clever Vought++ ad tweet below:

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