Jared Padalecki appears to be very upset with a project related to “Supernatural” that he apparently has not been made aware of, but fans believe it is a joke or that it has been hacked.
The actor – who played Sam, one of the two main characters in the hit CW series – sparked controversy Thursday when he responded to a tweet from co-star Jensen Ackles, who played Padalecki’s brother , Dean, in the series.
Ackles’ tweet was a link to a Deadline report on a “Supernatural” spin-off in development at The CW. The show, titled “The Winchesters”, is apparently a prequel focused on the parents of Dean and Sam Winchester. Ackles was reportedly hired as an executive producer and would act as the narrator for the new show.
Padalecki claimed in his tweet that he only found out about the news via Twitter and was disappointed his character had “no implications at all.”
After fans wondered if the remark was a bad joke, Padalecki doubled down, stating he wasn’t kidding and saying he was “gutted”.
Padalecki and Ackles, who are good friends, frequently joke with each other – and fans were also skeptical of Padalecki’s alleged lack of knowledge thanks to comments they made during a conversation with a convention panel. virtual earlier this year.
In this conversation (starting around 12:00 am below), Ackles talked about new projects he was working on with his production company regarding “Supernatural”. Padalecki added that his character on the show would “absolutely” be a part of it.
Ackles then expanded on the new show by telling Deadline, “After ‘Supernatural’ wrapped up its 15th season, we knew it wasn’t over. Because like we say on the show, ‘Nothing ever really ends, does it?’ “
He said that he and his production partner “knew that the first story we wanted to tell was the story of John and Mary Winchester, or rather the origin story“ Supernatural. ”I always had the feeling that my character, Dean, wanted to know more about his parents’ relationship and how it came about, so I like the idea that he takes us on this journey.
Neither Padalecki nor Ackles immediately responded to HuffPost’s request for comment.
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