It seems Jared Padaleckiâ€˜s post-Supernatural TV hiatus might be temporary: The actor is connected to star in and exec-produce a reboot of Walker, Texas Ranger.
Per our sister web site Deadline, the challenge follows Cordell Walker (Padalecki), â€œa person discovering his approach again to his household whereas investigating crime within the stateâ€™s most elite unit. [The] damaged widower and father of two returns dwelling to Austin after being undercover for 2 years for a excessive profile case â€” solely to uncover that thereâ€™s much more work to be performed at dwelling.â€ Like within the unique collection, which ran for eight seasons on CBS within the â€™90s and starred Chuck Norris, Walker might be paired with a brand new associate, who within the reimagining is without doubt one of the solely ladies in Texas Rangersâ€™ historical past.
Anna Fricke (Valor, Being Human) will pen the pilot and executive-produce alongside Texas native Padalecki and Dan Lin (Deadly Weapon). (Enjoyable truth: Fricke is married to former Supernatural showrunner Jeremy Carver.) Whereas the potential reboot doesnâ€™t but have a community connected, Supernaturalâ€˜s longtime dwelling, The CW, is taken into account a number one contender, with CBS additionally a chance.
In March, Padalecki and his Supernatural co-stars Jensen Ackles and Misha Collins introduced that the long-running CW drama would come to an finish after its fifteenth season (premiering Thursday, Oct. 10).
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