Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 05/11/16


This week, we have more news and spoilers about sci-fi series and Supernatural. You can access previous spoilers columns here.


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Sci-fi Spoilerpalooza
By Heather S. Vina

CBS’ Supergirl still has yet to be renewed, but reports indicate that the show is looking to move to Vancouver (it currently films in California) to cut costs. And it could potentially move to the CW.

12 Monkeys: Spoiler TV has up the promotional photos for episode five.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Luke Mitchell spoke with EW about Lincoln’s state of mind these days. Spoiler TV has up the press release for the last two episodes.

American Gods: Deadline is reporting that actor Sean Harris has had to leave the show for “personal reasons” and the character of Mad Sweeney will be recast.

Arrow: TV Line has up an interview with Stephen Amell. They also have up some details on Oliver’s adversary for next season. EW has up a candid interview with actor Colton Haynes.

Dark Matter: Deadline is reporting that actor Shaun Sipos has been cast in a regular series role as a surgeon with a “dark past.”

The Flash: Carlos Valdes teased to EW about the confrontation with Zoom.

Game of Thrones: Now that he has been resurrected, Kit Harrington admitted to EW that he was forced to convince his cast mates he was leaving to keep the secret.

Grimm: Spoiler TV has up the press release and promotional photos for the season finale.

The Leftovers: TV Line has up the cast list for the final season.

Legends of Tomorrow: TV Line is reporting that the show is looking for two new characters for season two. A “Han Solo”-like male character, and a female “member of an elite paramilitary team living in the 1940s.” Both will be regulars.

The Librarians: Vanessa Williams has been cast in the recurring role of General Rockwell, the head of the D.O.S.A., which investigates “statistical anomalies.”

Once Upon A Time: EW has executive producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis in their latest Hot Seat. The Oncepodcast forums have some very spoilery photos for a coming episode.

The Originals: TV Line has up an interview with actress Danielle Campbell. EW has one as well. Michael Narducci spoke with EW about the show’s latest casualties.

Orphan Black: EW have an interview up with creators John Fawcett and Graeme Manson. Spoiler TV Has up the promotional material for episode five.

Outlander: Variety has up an interview with the cast after this weekend’s episode. EW has up an interview with Tobias Menzies.

Scream: The Hollywood Reporter is theorizing who the new ghostface might be for season two.

The Vampire Diaries: TV Line has up an interview with Kat Graham.

Wayward Pines: There’s a new sneak peek for the coming second season. Spoiler TV has up some details for episode two.

Over at E!Online, the latest Spoiler Room has spoilers on shows Game of Thrones, Once Upon A Time, The Originals, Containment, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and The Flash.

At TV Line, the latest Ask Ausiello has spoilers on shows Legends of Tomorrow and Arrow.


Supernatural (Wednesday nights, 9pm, CW)
By Paula R. Stiles

This week’s episode is “All in the Family” (11.21). We have a CW promo, official photos, an official synopsis, and a sneak peek. Rob Benedict has given interviews about the episode here and here.

Titles so far for the season are “Out of the Darkness, Into the Fire” (11.01), “Form and Void” (11.02), “The Bad Seed” (11.03), “Baby” (11.04), “Thin Lizzie” (11.05), “Our Little World” (11.06), “Plush” (11.07), “Just My Imagination” (11.08), “O Brother Where Art Thou?” (11.09), “The Devil in the Details” (11.10), “The Sound of Silence” (now “Into the Mystic” 11.11), “Don’t You Forget About Me” (11.12), “Love Hurts” (11.13), “The Vessel” (11.14), “Beyond the Mat” (11.15), “Safe House” (11.16), “Red Meat” (11.17), “Hell’s Angel” (11.18), “The Chitters” (11.19), “Don’t Call Me Shurley” (11.20), “All in the Family” (11.21), “We Happy Few” (11.22), and “Alpha and Omega” (11.23).

The synopsis for season finale “Alpha and Omega” (11.23) is up:

GOD VS. AMARA – God (guest star Rob Benedict) comes to a decision about Amara (guest star Emily Swallows) that has direct repercussions for Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles). Phil Sgriccia directed the episode written by Andrew Dabb (#1123). Original airdate 5/25/2016.

Jensen Ackles got a nice letter from the head of WBTV, Peter Roth, complimenting him on his work in the season finale.

It’s been confirmed that writer Robbie Thompson is leaving the show.

You can download (legally) Rob Benedict’s song from last week.

Asylum 16 was last weekend. The summer overseas cons have begun.

Last week’s ratings sank a bit to 0.6/2 and 1.54 million. The show came in second in the Twitter ratings.


We’ll be back next week with more news, spoilers and blatantly unabashed self-promotion. Stay tuned and check out our reviews of Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Torchwood, The Event, Once Upon a Time, Grimm and Supernatural.


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