Is Anchorman's Adam McKay 100% on directing The Boys?

We've known that co-founder (and Will Ferrell brah) Adam McKay was in the running to direct Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's hedonistic superhero series The Boys. Apparently, McKay is now "in serious talks with Sony Pictures" and "close to signing." [Collider]

Artwork by Darick Robertson.