Are you excited about the planned “Supernatural” spinoff?
The CW’s long-running hit show — which will have a planted pilot as episode 20 of Season 9 — will center on an “epic battle involving five rival monster families and a vengeance-seeking hunter” in Chicago.
Details on the cast have emerged:
Ennis Roth — Hunter
Ennis is the star of the spinoff, described as “likeable, strong-willed, resolute, with a strong sense of justice.” He’s African-American and in his early 20s. The son of a cop, his plans to join the police academy like his dad are derailed when someone he is close to is murdered, throwing him headfirst into the world of monster hunting. Sam and Dean introduce him to “the staggering truth” that Chicago is run by five families of monsters, mafia-style.
David Hayden — Shape-shifter
David is in his early 20s and is a shape-shifter from one of Chicago’s ruling monster families. A tragedy pulls him back into the monster life after spending time living as a human.
Margo Hayden — Shape-shifter
Margo is David’s “professional, strong-willed, determined, ambitious” sister who is an “ex-punk rocker gone corporate.” She becomes the new head of the family in the wake of the aforementioned tragedy.
Violet Durant — Werewolf
Part of the wealthy, powerful Durant family, Violet is in her early 20s. She’s stuck in the middle of a star-crossed love story with David since their love is forbidden.
Julian Durant — Werewolf
Violet’s “savagely handsome, strong, arrogant” brother, Julian is also in his 20s and is Ennis’ arch nemesis.
Freddie Costa — Human?
A “world-weary cop” in his 30s, Freddie has a soft spot in his heart for Ennis since he knew Ennis’ dad back in the day. But while we’re assuming Freddie is a human, he’s “got a secret,” so maybe he’s not removed from the monster world after all.