Actor Jensen Ackles had a much bigger position within the season finale of ‘The Winchesters’ than anybody would have anticipated.
The ‘Supernatural’ alum, who returned for the prequel sequence, just lately opened up concerning the massive twist within the finale, which revealed that ‘The Winchesters’ prequel truly takes place in an alternate timeline to the occasions of “Supernatural”.
Jensen Ackles Says “The Winchesters” Twist “Furthers” “Supernatural” Lore
Jensen Ackles admitted that followers have been nervous about “joking” the “lore of the present” within the prequel sequence. As a substitute, the actor instructed Leisure Weekly that “you’ve gotten the truth that Sam remains to be on Earth, and here is Dean, actually in heaven making an attempt to do issues to guard his brother’s life. He subsequently he promotes the custom.
“It might have been a loopy errand to attempt to field us with what was created on Supernatural,” he defined. “We might be boxed in by this. To convey our two heroes collectively and make sense of it in that period of time, it needed to be tousled. And the one approach to actually screw it up was to make it a totally separate, various factor.
The unique sequence ‘Supernatural’ already established the existence of a number of universes by way of Chuck, performed by Rob Benedict. “So we knew there was stuff on the market,” Ackles added. “After which additionally to tie it into the truth that, oh, if this was a failsafe Chuck created, what number of different failsafes does he have?”
Jensen Ackles says it was a “combined bag” to play Dean Winchester once more
Fortunately, Dean Winchester wasn’t the one acquainted face within the finale. Jim Beaver returned to reprise his position as Bobby and Alexander Calvert returned to reprise his position as Jack. Even with the acquainted faces, Jensen Ackles mentioned it was a “combined bag” to play Dean once more.
“It is bizarre as a result of we’re in a special metropolis, and we’re capturing with a special crew. I am working with completely different actors. Having Jim there and Calvert there, it was nearly like we have been introduced in from one other workforce to come back and present these new recruits the way to play baseball,” he joked.
“Like we weren’t on our dwelling turf. But it surely was a place that we have been all very comfy leaping into and, how might you not play these characters so long as all of us have? It was as if Dean was on website.
Proper now, followers are curious as as to if or not ‘The Winchesters’ will get one other season, particularly now that The CW has new administration. Nevertheless, Ackles mentioned, “I hope” when requested about the potential for a sequence renewal.
“We’re in such a bizarre place proper now with the community altering its guard and we’re not fairly certain what the brand new format goes to be and the way it may pan out,” she confessed.
Whereas the present will not be returning for one more season, Ackles mentioned, “I do know everybody has completed every part potential to make the very best present potential. I do know I am actually pleased with it and everybody concerned is actually pleased with it. Hopefully we’ll land on our ft by some means, however I do not know what it may be like.
Showrunner Robbie Thompson admits he desires to see “completely different variations” of Sam and Dean
In a separate interview with Leisure Weekly, showrunner Robbie Thompson admitted that followers will “100%” see completely different variations of Sam and Dean if the present continues, in addition to “completely different variations of the characters we have seen earlier than, perhaps actors in a number of components.”
“We’ve many various choices. However look, I am going to inform you, I understand how I want this sequence would finish and there is a ton of tales we are able to do on this nook of the Supernatural universe,” she defined. “And sure, you could finally see a model of Sam and Dean down the highway, if these two guys survive no matter torture we put them by way of, in fact.”
With extra universes being explored, nonetheless, it appears the potential for future “Supernatural” spin-offs and different sequence might be limitless.
“We actually thought that if we did it proper, you possibly can actually open up the Supernatural universe for lots of tales,” Thomspon admitted. “There are such a lot of different tales to inform and demise has by no means, ever stopped these characters.”