Keep going, my son. Following the end of The CW’s Supernatural, Jensen AcklesThe promise that there would more to the story surprised viewers who were loyal.
“After Supernatural wrapped its 15th season, we knew it wasn’t over. Because like we say in the show, ‘nothing ever really ends, does it?’” Ackles told DeadlineIn June 2021, more information about a possible sequel. “When Danneel [Ackles]Chaos Machine Productions was founded by me and John Winchester. SupernaturalOrigin story. I always felt like my character, Dean, would have wanted to know more about his parents’ relationship and how it came to be. So I love the thought of having him take us on this journey.”
SupernaturalIt was a landmark when it introduced Sam Winchester and his brothers (Jared PadaleckiDean Winchester (Jensen), and he hunted down demons and ghosts, monsters, and more.
The dark fantasy series aired from 2005 through 2020. There were multiple spinoffs, including the backdoor pilot. BloodlinesThe Wayward SistersSeries pitch, but neither came into fruition.
The Winchesters, however, will center around Dean and Sam’s parents ahead of their mom Mary’s death. John and his wife were portrayed previously by Matt Cohen Amy Gumenick, respectively, as young adults. Jeffrey Dean MorganSamantha Smith and Samantha Smith were their older counterparts.
While Supernatural fans were excited about the the new series, Jensen’s former costar Padalecki wasn’t as thrilled — and claimed that he wasn’t in the loop.
“Dude. Thank you. I wish I had known about this other than through Twitter. I’m excited to watch, but bummed that Sam Winchester had no involvement whatsoever,” Padalecki tweeted in June 2021.
After a fan questioned whether his tweet was a “bad joke,” the House of Wax star replied, “No. It’s not. This is the first I’ve heard about it. I’m gutted.”
The Days of Our Lives alum, for his part, later noted that the costars and longtime friends were able to clear the air, tweeting, “Love you @jarpad … Miss these talks. I didn’t realize how much we used to get face time. It’s something I miss. I know you’re busy…as am I, but you’re still my brother. I miss you, pal.”
The CW confirmed that they had given in February 2022. The Winchesters a pilot order.
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