While the CW is busy canceling a bunch of its shows, it has a few new ones on the way. Well, kind of new ones. The network has picked up prequel spinoffs for two of its most popular shows, and a new DC Comics-based series (via Deadline).
All three series have some kind of history at the CW. Walker: Independence is a prequel to Walker, set in the late 1800s. The show stars Katherine McNamara (Arrow, Shadowhunters) and Matt Barr (Hatfields & McCoys, Walker). McNamara plays the role of Abby Walker, a woman from Boston who sets out on a quest for revenge after her husband is murdered. She teams up with Barr’s Hoyt Rawlins, and they end up in Independence, Texas.
The Winchesters is a prequel to the network’s long-running Supernatural series. While Supernatural star Jared Padalecki is busy with Walker, Jensen Ackles will be narrating The Winchesters from the point of view of his character, Dean. The series will follow the brothers’ parents, Mary (Meg Donnelly) and John (Drake Rodger) as they battle the forces of darkness.
Continue Reading at GameSpot
Source: Game Spot Mashup