The CW is gearing as much as debut The Winchesters at present October 11 and the expertise behind the Supernatural prequel shared all the main points at New York Comedian-Con 2022. Showrunner Robbie Thompson and producers Danneel Ackles and Jensen Ackles (Dean from the “mothership” sequence) had been in attendance together with the brand new present’s stars Meg Donnelly (Mary Campbell) and Drake Rodger (John Winchester).
All through the roundtable, the solid and producers shared a ton of details about the following installment within the Supernatural universe. Followers of the present can sit up for studying extra about John and Mary’s love story, which begins proper after John’s return from Vietnam. Thompson promised that The Winchesters won’t rewrite what was specified by the unique beloved present–it should solely add to it whereas staying true to the wealthy mythology already in place.
Ackles and Thompson each touched on inclusion, and the way this new present will broaden on variety within the solid. Apart from Donnelly and Rodger’s characters, the “Scoobies” in Mary’s gang are Latika (Nida Khurshid) and Carlos (Jojo Fleites), who’re already changing into fan favorites earlier than the present has even debuted.
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On the panel later within the afternoon, the viewers obtained a preview screening of the primary episode. The vibe of the present up to now is certainly an ideal match, and the parallels and Easter eggs to Supernatural are plentiful.
After the screening, the solid and producers took to the stage for a question-and-answer session with the viewers. The love between the solid and the followers was tangible; there actually is a Supernatural household.
The largest reveal of the day was that Tom Welling (Smallville) might be taking part in Mary’s father Samuel. Welling made a shock look on the panel, making the already jazzed crowd get even wilder. Ackles joked to Donnelly that her father was Superman, ensuring that she and everybody understood simply how big this casting is.
The primary episode of The Winchesters premieres this night on The CW.
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