SUPERNATURAL Star Jared Padalecki Says "Yes" To THE BOYS Role; Has Discussed Character With Eric Kripke

SUPERNATURAL Star Jared Padalecki Says "Yes" To THE BOYS Role; Has Discussed Character With Eric Kripke

Supernatural and Walker star Jared Padalecki has confirmed he plans to make an appearance in The Boys, revealing that he's discussed the Prime Video series with showrunner Eric Kripke. Read on for details!

By JoshWilding - Jun 21, 2024 03:06 PM EST
Filed Under: The Boys
Source: Deadline

Jensen Ackles played Soldier Boy in season 3 of The Boys, while Jeffrey Dean Morgan has taken on the role of Joe Kessler in the show's current fourth season. 

Both actors were cast by Eric Kripke while he was Supernatural's showrunner, leaving Jared Padalecki the only one of the show's original leads who has yet to appear in The Boys. With only one season left before the series ends, the clock is now ticking on finding a role for the Walker star!

Talking to Deadline, Padalecki was asked whether he's keen to join the Prime Video series to which he responded, "The answer is yes."

"We have talked [about a role]. As a matter of fact, we talked today," the actor confirmed. "I think at this point in my acting life, I only want to work on projects that I really care about or with people that I really care about, and obviously Eric and I are indelibly connected forever."

Making a season 5 role even more likely for the Sam Winchester actor is the fact Walker was abruptly cancelled by The CW in May, freeing him up to take on any role he chooses in the months ahead 

"I mean, he created Supernatural. He created Sam Winchester. He created Ruby [Genevieve Padalecki], who I ended up marrying and starting a family with," Padalecki continued. "I adore him. I adore his humor. I adore him as a person, his storytelling."

"So I can’t wait. I don’t think it films until next year, but I will be ready when he makes the phone call. I’ll just say ‘Okay, when am I flying out?'"

Only time will tell who Padalecki ends up playing, though during the press junket for The Boys season 4 earlier this month, Kripke confirmed he's also been mulling the idea over of reuniting with the Supernatural alum (at last count, close to a dozen actors from the show have joined the writer and producer in The Boys-verse).

"We're very, very early in season five, so I don't have a character in mind quite yet," he admitted. "But I'm aiming towards it and I'm just keeping in rough touch with him so that hopefully our schedules do line up."

In The Boys season 4, the world is on the brink. Victoria Neuman is closer than ever to the Oval Office and under the muscly thumb of Homelander, who is consolidating his power.

Butcher, with only months to live, has lost Becca's son and his job as The Boys' leader. The rest of the team are fed up with his lies. With the stakes higher than ever, they have to find a way to work together and save the world before it's too late.

The series stars Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, Jessie T. Usher, Laz Alonso, Chace Crawford, Tomer Capone, Karen Fukuhara, Colby Minifie, Claudia Doumit, and Cameron Crovetti. Season Four will welcome Susan Heyward, Valorie Curry, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan.

The first four episodes of The Boys are now streaming on Prime Video. 

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Malatrova15 - 6/21/2024, 3:18 PM
Kripke ...our real The Boys need more munition for our iron dome...put some alex jones stand in to ramp up the ratings
ModHaterSLADE - 6/21/2024, 3:29 PM
Nice, hopefully Misha Collins can get a role as well.
Mrtoke - 6/21/2024, 6:46 PM
@ModHaterSLADE - and the Crowley actor as well
ModHaterSLADE - 6/21/2024, 8:40 PM
@Mrtoke - Agreed. He's great.
TheVisionary25 - 6/21/2024, 3:36 PM
Wait , so you’re telling me an actor of a recently cancelled show would like a job?.

In other news:

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Kidding aside , I like Jared so I would be down for him being in The Boys!!.

Get Misha Collins & Matt Lanter too while you’re at it.
DarthAlgar - 6/21/2024, 3:38 PM
Right on. I knew it was only a matter of time.
BlackStar25 - 6/21/2024, 3:43 PM
Will he get a scene with Soldier boy tho?

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TheVisionary25 - 6/21/2024, 3:45 PM
@BlackStar25 - I hope we get get Soldier Boy one last time though or atleast a resolution to him other than just being back on ice.

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BlackStar25 - 6/21/2024, 3:59 PM
@TheVisionary25 - I hope so too...but it feels like it wont happen. Things could change tho.
TheVisionary25 - 6/21/2024, 4:02 PM
@BlackStar25 - yep fingers crossed

Also wonder if we’ll see Maeve again

Seems like her story was done last season but just a quick cameo and showing how she is now would be nice.
Origame - 6/21/2024, 5:35 PM
@BlackStar25 - yes. He'll play the Canadian soldier.
BlackStar25 - 6/21/2024, 7:04 PM
@TheVisionary25 - I think we will see Maeve for sure next season. Probably in the finale.
IAmAHoot - 6/21/2024, 4:03 PM
Didn't he complain about not being asked to be in the show to the point that this is now happening because of it?
TheVisionary25 - 6/21/2024, 4:06 PM
@IAmAHoot - not that I ever read

He had some issues with Jensen that were resolved quickly when the Winchesters spin-off was announced but that’s it

He’s always been open to appearing on The Boys.
SummersEssex - 6/21/2024, 4:09 PM
But will he do full frontal nudity?
MuadDib - 6/21/2024, 4:11 PM
Off topic: My profile pic keeps flashing like I got a response to a message, but there’s nothing in my inbox. I’ve tried clearing the inbox and still flashing. I can’t seem to find a log out button. Anyone else having this issue, or know how to resolve it?
Malatrova15 - 6/21/2024, 4:19 PM
@MuadDib - looks like you got the Josh
MuadDib - 6/21/2024, 4:53 PM
@Malatrova15 - Great, how do I get rid of Josh? lol.
Malatrova15 - 6/21/2024, 5:26 PM
@MuadDib - whoaaaaa easy there buddy
YouFlopped - 6/21/2024, 4:38 PM
“once upon a time, all of us was in chains
homie still doubled down, calling us some slaves
Atlanta was the mecca, building railroads and trains
bare with me for a second, let me put y’all on game”
TheNewYorker - 6/21/2024, 5:10 PM
Dreadful actor, but cool.
Batmangina - 6/21/2024, 5:31 PM
Any chance to get a big vat of explosive green goo that can burn it all down?

Just kidding. I actually like The Boys and making fun of the cartoony elements of Righties doesn't hurt my feelings at all and doesn't lessen the amount of donkey dicks the DEI kids eat by the yard.

I'm not a fan of Amazon's one episode per week bullshit, though. WTF is this, 1988?
NinnesMBC - 6/21/2024, 7:08 PM
Likely with most characters the role he's given will have the weirdest of all weirdest fetishes.

Would be funny Kripke made him and Jensen's Soldier Boy square of though.

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