Cash's Stormfront is installed as the newest member of The Seven when the Amazon Prime Video series returns, and immediately clashes with the group's chauvinistic leader Homelander (Antony Starr).
Speaking to ComicBook recently, Cash noted that Homelander is threatened by the group's newest member precisely because she isn't intimidated by him.
"I think she's not scared of him and there's really no-one in the world who is not scared of him," she said.
"I think she's not scared of him because she is as strong or almost as strong as him, so she's not intimidated by his powers, but I also think that she reads him really well and I think she's there to get under his skin and to show him that there's a new boss in town and there's a different way to lead."
Stormfront was depicted as a man in Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's original comic series, but showrunner Eric Kripke recently revealed that he gender-swapped the role for a specific reason.
"A lot of hate and negative thought these days, if you look online, is packaged in really slick, social media-attractive ways," Kripke said.
"It's not like the old dudes with crew cuts in the 1960s newsreels anymore."
In addition to giving Stormfront a pivotal role within The Seven, Kripke has told Digital Spy that season two will also give Kimiko (Karen Fukuhara) a more important story in season two.
There had been some criticism that Kimiko was sidelined in the first batch of episodes, thus falling into stereotypical treatment of Asian characters.
"We really have to make sure that that character has a very strong voice and a very strong point of view," he said. "And just because she can't speak verbally, it doesn't mean that she can't speak. And that she has opinions, and she's a real person."
The Boys season one is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video, with season two launching on September 4.
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