Meg Donnelly and Drake Rodger have been solid because the leads in “The Winchesters,” the CW pilot that acts as a prequel to the hit sequence “Supernatural.”
Donnelly and Rodger will lead the sequence Mary Campbell and John Winchester, respectively, the dad and mom of “Supernatural’s” protagonists Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) Winchester.
Mary is nineteen years outdated and has been combating the forces of darkness since she was a toddler. After shedding somebody near her, the hardened hunter considers quitting the household enterprise — till her father’s disappearance and the arrival of newcomer John forces her to guide a brand new group.
John has not too long ago returned from Vietnam. Selfless and clear headed, he finds a brand new mission again residence, the place traces of his father’s previous lead him to a secret group and an entire new struggle as a hunter.
In “The Winchesters,” Ackles narrates Dean’s dad and mom’ love story, detailing how they put all of it on the road to not solely save their relationship, however your complete world.
Donnelly is greatest recognized for starring as Taylor Otto within the ABC sitcom “American Housewife.” Different earlier credit embody Netflix’s “Workforce Toon” and the Disney Channel motion pictures “Zombies” and “Zombies 2.” Up subsequent, she seems in “Zombies 3” in addition to Season 3 of Disney Plus’ “Excessive Faculty Musical: The Musical: The Collection.” Donnelly is represented by ICM Companions, Silver Lining Leisure and Legal professional Chad Christopher.
Rodger has performed supporting roles within the movies “Not Alone,” “Homicide RX” and most not too long ago “The In Between.” Up subsequent, he stars in indie psychological thriller “Mantra.” He’s repped by Clear Expertise Group, 22Talent and Impression Artists Group.
“The Winchesters” is written by Robbie Thomas. Thomas government produces alongside Glen Winter, who directs the pilot, and Jensen and Danneel Ackles by way of Chaos Machine and their total cope with Warner Bros. Tv. Chaos Machine produces in affiliation with WBTV and CBS Studios.
Joe Otterson contributed to this report.