New Supernatural series about Winchester parents ordered

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It will focus on Dean and Sam’s parents, and will see the return of Jensen Ackles. Jared Padalecki will not be there.

It’s official, a spin-off of the series supernatural just ordered (according to TV Line)! With this spin-off, the CW channel (which broadcast the original) will go back in time by focusing on the parents of the duo Dean and Sam Winchester (demon hunters in their genre): John and Mary Winchester. Title The Winchestersthe series will be produced by Jensen Ackles (Dean Winchester).

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With the Winchester parents as main characters, The Winchesters put in pictures “the epic, untold love story of how John met Mary and how they risked everything to save not just their love, but the whole world”. It will be told from the perspective of their eldest son, Dean, and will be narrated by Ackles accordingly. More casting information is forthcoming, especially for the actors of John and Mary. As a reminder, in the original series, they were interpreted as young adults by Matt Cohen and Amy Gumenick, while Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Samantha Smith played the couple as adults.

The Winchesters is the third attempt at a spin-off after the end of supernatural in 2020 after 15 seasons. The pilots Bloodlines and the female-centric series Wayward Sisters had not obtained series orders. “After the end of the 15th season of supernatural, we knew it wasn’t over. Because as we say on the show: Nothing ever really ends, right?Jensen Ackles said in a statement last June. “When Danneel [sa femme] and I formed Chaos Machine Productions, we knew the first story we wanted to tell was that of John and Mary Winchester, or rather the origin story of supernatural. I always felt like my character, Dean, wanted to know more about his parents’ relationship and how it came about. So I like the idea of ​​him taking us on this journey.”

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At the controls of this prequel, fans will be able to find Robbie Thompsonthe former executive producer of supernaturalwho will write the pilot and serve as executive producer alongside Jensen and his wife. Danneel Ackles (via their production company Chaos Machine). Unfortunately for purists of the original series, Jared Padalecki will not be in the credits. Warned in the media in 2021 of the existence of this upcoming series, the actor said to himself “disgusted” of not having been warned, resulting in a brief quarrel between the actors, brothers on the screen. Peace has since returned between the Winchesters.

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