Tahmoh Penikett and Misha Collins Tahmoh Penikett and Misha Collins

Phew! It looks like Castiel will somehow make it out of Supernatural's angel war (relatively) unscathed because Misha Collins will return next year as a series regular, TVGuide.com has learned.

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After Collins told Zap2it, "I haven't been approached by production about Season 10," fans began worrying that the beloved angel wouldn't return. But the role Castiel will play next season all hinges on how the battle with Metatron is resolved in Supernatural's season finale (Tuesday, May 20, 9/8c).

Are you happy Collins is returning? Do you want Castiel in charge of Heaven or to stay on Earth with the Winchester boys?

Supernatural airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on The CW. Catch up on episodes here.

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