The upcoming CW Supernatural prequel series THE WINCHESTERS has cast its John and Mary Winchester! The American Housewife star Meg Donnelly and Drake Rodger have been cast as the leads. Keep reading for more details down below.
We’re all familiar with Sam and Dean Winchester of the enormously popular series, Supernatural. But new prequel series, The Winchesters, about Sam and Dean’s parents, John and Mary has found its leads. Meg Donnelly (American Housewife) and Drake Rodger (The In Between) will play the young versions in the series.
The 19-year old Mary is described as: “Campbell has been fighting the forces of darkness since she was a child. After losing someone close to her, the hardened hunter considers quitting the family business — until her father’s disappearance and the arrival of newcomer John Winchester forces her to lead a new team.”
The Young John Winchester is described as: “Recently returned from Vietnam, the selfless and clearheaded John Winchester finds a new mission back home, where traces of his father’s past lead him to a secret organization and a whole new war as a hunter.”
The series itself is described as “before Sam and Dean, there was John and Mary. Told from the perspective of narrator Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles), ‘The Winchesters’ is the epic, untold love story of how John met Mary and how they put it all on the line to not only save their love, but the entire world.”
Jensen Ackles and his wife Daneel Ackels will executive produce the show via their Chaos Machine shingle and with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Studios.
Source: The Wrap