Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 06/22/16

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

The CW has released the list of premiere dates for their fall shows, including Supernatural, Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow, and more.

Arrow: The show has cast actor Rick Gonzalez as their new vigilante Wild Dog. They’ve also cast actor Josh Segarra (Chicago P.D.) as vigilante Adrian Chase.

Game of Thrones: TV Line has up an interview with actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. They also have up the promotional photos for episode seven.

Killjoys: Spoiler TV has up the new opening sequence.

Legends of Tomorrow: The show has cast actor Nick Zano (Minority Report) as Doctor Nate Heywood AKA Citizen Steele.

Orphan Black: The show has been renewed for a fifth and final season. The fourth season finale aired this week and there are finale interviews and articles over at The Hollywood Reporter and TV Line.

Outlander: The Hollywood Reporter has an article up about this past weekend’s episode. TV Line has up with the recently departed actor.

Scream Queens: John Stamos is joining the show in season two.

Supergirl: The show has officially found its Superman in actor Tyler Hoechlin (Teen Wolf).

Wayward Pines: Spoiler TV has up for episode seven.

The X-Files: Gillian Anderson stated that she hasn’t been approached about another season of the show.

Zoo: Spoiler TV has up the official synopsis for episode three.

Over at TV Line, the latest Matt’s Inside Line has spoilers on shows Arrow and Orphan Black.

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

The season is over and Hellatus has officially begun (which means not a lot of spoilers until San Diego Comic-Con, July 21-4). Season 11 continues repeating this week (still on Wednesdays for now) with 11.04 (“Baby”).

The show will be moving to Thursdays at 9pm after Legends of Tomorrow this fall. It returns on October 13 with season 12.

The DVD/Blu-ray for season 11 will be out on September 6. You can find the cover art and inside details here.

Prep for filming season 12 starts today.

Eric Kripke will be presented with the Dan Curtis Legacy Award tonight at the Saturn Awards.

It has been confirmed that Jensen Ackles will not direct in season 12, but that Richard Speight Jr. will direct two episodes.

The CW is leaving Hulu and expanding its deal with Netflix.

Last week’s ratings for the 11.03 (“The Bad Seed”) repeat were a 0.2/1 and 0.76 million.

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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