The CW Preps a Supernatural Spin-Off

The CW ordered a spinoff of its biggest hit, The Vampire Diaries, with The Originals. Now it looks like Supernatural, could get the same treatment.

According to TVLine,  the serial, starring Jensen Ackles (ex-Eric Brady, DAYS) and Jared Padalecki,  will feature a backdoor pilot for the potential spinoff “in or around Episode 20”. Watch a Comic-Con preview of Supernatural's upcoming season after the jump!

Supernatural’s Jensen Ackles Called to Wish DAYS’ Recast Greg Vaughan Well!

Rid your brains of any thoughts of Supernatural hunk Jensen Ackles possibly smarting over his Days of Our Lives role being recast. Greg Vaughan reveals in the Sept. 10 issue of Soap Opera Digest that fellow Dallas, Texas native Ackles called Vaughan up to wish him well as Salem's new Eric Brady. Said Vaughan on his exchange with Ackles: 

"The character is near and dear to his heart and he said, 'Greg, it just gives me a little more gratification knowing that somebody I respect in the business is playing the part." 

Y&R’s Wilson Bethel in the Running for Captain America

Yahoo News is reporting that Marvel is looking for its next Steve Rogers, better known as Captain America. The movie, directed by Joe Johnston of Wolfman fame,  

Tells the story of the young infirm man rejected from enlisting who becomes America's symbol of liberty during World War II and eventually a member of Marvel's superhero team the Avengers. 

Wilson Bethel (Ryder, The Young and the Restless) is among the seven actors in contention for the role. Days of our Lives alum Jensen Ackles was also on the list, but is off for now because of scheduling conflicts. At this point in its search, Marvel is looking for a young, rugged American actor to play the role.

Thanks to Jase Sherman for the tip.

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