Jared Padalecki, Supernatural
Last week we heard from Jensen Ackles, aka Supernatural's (Thursdays at 9 pm/ET, CW) Dean. Now it's costar Jared Padalecki's turn. In Part 1 of our Q&A, the actor who plays Sam Winchester talks about tonight's "Grimm" episode, a guest star he really loves and more.
TVGuide.com: "Bedtime Stories" is a pretty special episode for you, isn't it? Jared Padalecki: It is. My girlfriend, Sandra McCoy, is on the show. We met on set working together, so it was neat to come full circle. Here we are four years later working together again just like when we first met.
TVGuide.com: On what project did you meet?Padalecki: We met in Richmond, Virginia, filming a movie called Cry Wolf, which I'm s
Jared Padalecki and Sandra McCoy, Supernatural
The Big Bad Wolf attacks Little Red Riding Hood. A murderous old lady in a cottage menaces a couple lost in the woods. A beautiful teenager is cruelly abused by her wicked stepmother. It's just another day on Supernatural (Thursdays, 9 pm/ET, CW).
In keeping with the show's dark mythology, when these familiar fairy tales surface in the Nov. 1 episode, "Bedtime Stories," it's no Disney cartoon. These twisted fables are grim. Brothers Grimm, to be exact. "When I went back and read the original stories, they were creepy and freaky," says Jared Padalecki, who plays Sam, the younger of the two demon-hunting Winchester brothers. "I was actually a little spooked. I grew up on the Disney movies, and I'm going, 'Oh, my god, this is what it came from?'"
That reaction pleases executive producer Eric Kripke. "The Grimm Brothers' fairy tal
Jensen Ackles, Supernatural
As Dean Winchester, the short-fused, sarcastic, evil-battling older brother on Supernatural (Thursdays at 9pm/ET, the CW), Jensen Ackles has made some pretty hard choices. In the first part of this interview, he talked about his deal with the Crossroads Demon, his obsessed fans and his real-life friendship with costar Jared Padalecki. In this final part, he opens up about this "thrill-ride season," his love of vintage cars and why he's jealous of Matthew Fox.
TV Guide: You've added a couple of hot new female characters to the show, Ruby and Bella. Eric Kripke [the show's creator] said he's looking to see what chemistry that will brin
Jensen Ackles, Supernatural
The CW's Supernatural (Thursdays at 9pm/ET) is the little horror show that could. In a two-part interview, Jensen Ackles, who plays the ruthless but somehow adorable older bro, Dean Winchester, speaks with TV Guide about the "thrill ride" of a third season, details an off-the-set scuffle and even opens up about his usually deep-undercover personal life.
TV Guide: Because of his deal with the Crossroads Demon to bring Sam back from the dead, Dean only has this year to live. That must suck. How will he be handling those dwindling days?Jensen Ackles: He'll keep going out and having fun, calling old flames to see if they want to go Round 2.... He's not wasting any time. [Laughs] But at the same time, he knows there are people out there who need help, so he keeps in the reality of hunting.
Before we get started, lemme just say that I got a new tattoo last night and its quite fetching. Red circle with a star in the center on the inside left forearm. Even the artist dug it. My buddy Jake got an anchor on his bicep
little jealous, not gonna lie. Hurt like a mofo, though. Kids, dont try this at home.OK, now that we got that out of the way, its time for a little more sharing: I love the scary. Horror movies. Haunted houses. Hell, I yelped like a girl at those Burger King commercials with the wooden-faced whatever-that-is. And to anyone who was sitting near me during Rob Zombies Halloween remake, I apologize. Welbutrin make me all better now.Honestly, I have willingly chosen to have the bejebus freaked out of me for like, the last 7 years, spending almost every night in October watching some scream gem or another (ask me about The Boogens, please!). So, in honor of my inner scaredy-cat and the glorious approach of my personal High Holy Day of Ha...
Gina Holden, Flash Gordon
Sure, many actors from other countries are coming to the United States to act, but Gina Holden isn't among them. The actress is too busy working up in her native Canada not only in her role as Dale Arden — aka the true love of Flash Gordon (Fridays at 9 pm/ET, on Sci Fi Channel) — but she also appears in Lifetime's Blood Ties as a Goth mystery solver. Holden has two upcoming films as well, playing opposite Supernatural's Jared Padalecki and also braving an Aliens sequel. TVGuide.com asked Holden how she makes it all work (without the benefit of those spatial rifts found on Flash Gordon).
TVGuide.com: What attracted you to the role of Dale Arden? Gina Holden: I'm a big comic-book
Photo courtesy Michael Muller/The CW
All hell has broken loose in the Supernatural community. Ever since news leaked that the show was introducing two new shagadelic female series regulars this coming season, fans have inundated me with hundreds of angry e-mails. Their chief concern: In a bid to broaden the serial thriller's appeal, CW brass are forcing producers to bimbofy the show, hence the two new lady killers (played by Katie Cassidy and Lauren Cohan). In an exclusive interview, series creator Eric Kripke addressed the controversy head-on, clearing the air about the changes ahead and offering a preview of what he's calling "the best season of Supernatural yet." Fans are in a bit of a tizzy. Eric Kripke: First of all, I love our fans. I love them to death. I love how passionate they are. But they tend to worry unnecessarily. They tend to get stressed before they have a chance to judge the finished product. We are so conscious and aware of our fans. We're making the show for the fans; we're not making the show for t...
Adrianne Palicki, Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles and Michelle Borth, Supernatural
"It sucks to be a hero. Their lives are filled with pain, danger and fear," says Eric Kripke, executive producer of CW's Supernatural (Thursdays at 9 pm/ET), the cult show about demon-hunting brothers Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Sam (Jared Padalecki) Winchester.
Is the angst worth it? The emotional May 3 episode gives Dean a chance to quit being a savior and find out. In a nod to the Christmas classic It's a Wonderful Life, he's mysteriously granted his most fervent wish: the normal family life taken away from him and Sam by the nasty Yellow-Eyed Demon that killed their mother (and, years later, Sam's love, Jessica) and turned
Justin Chambers and Elizabeth Reaser by Ron Tom/ABC
How great did it feel to have Ugly Betty and Greys Anatomy back on with new episodes this week? Such a scrumptious double feature of feel-good TV. Im especially keen on Betty these days, this colorful and vibrantly funny new geek on the block. As others have said, its the perfect appetizer to the main course of Greys, with its usually irresistible blend of suds, scrubs and heartache.Best move both shows made this week: Ditching subplots that were going nowhere. On Betty, that meant saying goodbye to Ignacios case worker (who really wasnt), the crazily smitten Constance (Octavia Spencer). On Greys, that meant saying goodbye to the arrogant Dr. Marlow, played by a miscast Roger Rees, a fine actor who came off more like a creepy Dracula than an intimidating Dr. McBrilliant. Of all the misbegotten love matches weve been forced to consider on this show, asking us to believe Cristina ever had a thing for this ghoul was almost as ewww-inspiri...
Per the Hollywood Reporter, Jared Padalecki (Supernatural) will portray Thomas Kinkade in The Christmas Cottage, the first of three planned films inspired by the painter and his works.... Per Variety, Harrison Ford, Ray Liotta and Sean Penn will star in Crossing Over, a drama about illegal immigration.... Leonardo DiCaprio is in talks to star in an adaptation of the David Ignatius novel Body of Lies. Ridley Scott will direct.... Larry the Cable Guy is a small-town sheriff in Witless Protection, costarring Ivana Milicevic (Love Monkey), Peter Stormare (Prison Break) and Joe Montegna.