Walker Star Jared Padalecki Looks Forward to Welcoming You to Texas

Though CW viewers will be saying goodbye to Jared Padalecki's Sam Winchester on Thursday night when he and Jensen Ackles wrap up the long-running Supernatural after 15 seasons, they'll have Padalecki's Cordel Walker to welcome into their homes in less than two months. That's when the network's reimagining of the popular Chuck Norris-starring series Walker, Texas Ranger hits our screens (January 21, 2021, to be precise), with Padalecki himself following up a previously-released teaser promo recent casting news with a direct message to not just the SPN Family but also to the entire CW family.

Walker | Winchester To Walker Teaser | The CW
Walker | Winchester To Walker Teaser | The CW

So for a look at Padalecki reaching out to the network's fanbase and offering his formal welcome to Texas, check out the clip below:

The CW's Walker is a reimagining of the long-running series "Walker, Texas Ranger," stars Jared Padalecki ("Supernatural") as Cordell Walker, a widower and father of two with his own moral code, who returns home to Austin after being undercover for two years, only to discover there's harder work to be done at home. He'll attempt to reconnect with his creative and thoughtful son (Kale Culley, "Me, Myself and I") and his headstrong, somewhat rebellious teenaged daughter (Violet Brinson, "Sharp Objects") and navigate clashes with his family – an ADA brother (Keegan Allen, "Pretty Little Liars") who stepped in during Walker's absence, his perceptive mother (Molly Hagen, "Herman's Head") and his traditional rancher father (Mitch Pileggi, "The X-Files").

Walker's former colleague is now his Ranger Captain, (Coby Bell, "The Game"). Walker finds unexpected common ground with his new partner (one of the first women in Texas Rangers' history) played by Lindsey Morgan ("The 100"), while growing increasingly suspicious about the circumstances surrounding his wife's death. The show also stars Jeff Pierre as Trey Barnett.

The cast also includes Lindsey Morgan (The 100), Keegan Allen (Pretty Little Liars), Mitch Pileggi (The X-Files), Coby Bell (The Gifted), Jeff Pierre (9-1-1, Beyond), Violet Brinson (Sharp Objects), Kale Culley (Me, Myself and I), Genevieve Padalecki (Supernatural), Odette Annable (Supergirl), and Chris Labadie (Nightmare Smile). The CW series is written and executive produced by Anna Fricke (Being Human, Valor), and executive produced by Dan Lin, Lindsay Liberatore, and Padalecki. CBS Television Studios handles production, in association with Rideback.

About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.

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