The Supernatural panel took place at Comic Con in San Diego on July 24, 2011 and provided not only some season 7 spoilers but two sneak peek clips (episode 7.03 and the season 6 gag reel).
Although, there were spoilers they didn’t seem as plentiful as the previous year, however, they were tasty enough!
Comic Con Spoilers:
The premiere episode will start where the finale left off (so, glad that the start of episode will not use time leap)
Jo Harvelle is going to return (my guess is for one episode) — curious about the reason why, though. After all, she died back in season 5 with her mother Ellen. Her return could be handled in a multitude of ways: resurrection, spirit, boys visit Heaven, flashback … the choices are many.
Jared Padalecki (Sam Winchester) said he got chills and was genuinely scared when he read what happened to Sam in Hell. He also, said that Sam is having trouble now and again with understanding what reality he is in (this should provide fertile acting ground for the season)
Watch: Jared answers some questions in Press Room at Comic Con
* Sera Gamble has implied this season will have a Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid feel to it
* Crowley will be back early in the season
* Ben Edlund plans to direct again and has penned episode 3, thus far.
* There will NOT be a white wash of the repercussions of the wall coming down in Sam’s head (Great news!)
* Viewers will be treated to an extra episode this season — instead of the standard 22 episodes season seven will have 23 to enjoy!
* Sheriff Mills is set to return for an episode or two
* Castiel will do a lot of smiting
* Sera Gamble said the end of season seven will depend on if they are picked up for an eighth season (I have great hopes that they will)
* Word is the new big bad of season 7 will make itself known in episode two — word is that it’s not Castiel or Crowley, so ….. hmm ….
* Jewel Staites from Firefly will be in episode 3 “The Girl Next Door” and this is the episode that Jensen Ackles (Dean Winchester) directed
* Death, the Horseman is coming back, as well!
Current episode titles (subject to changes):
7.01 – Meet the New Boss
7.02 – Hello Cruel World
7.03 – The Girl Next Door
7.04 – Defending your Life
Comic Con offered up a sneak peek clip of episode three directed by Jensen Ackles and look at the season six gag reel:
Season Sneak Peek of Episode 7.03 “The Girl Next Door” directed by Jensen Ackles (provided in side panel)
Watch the sneak peek of the season 6 Gag Reel
Also, for Jared Padalecki fans he gave a 1 hour Q&A session at Comic Con for the Nerd HQ charity cause for Operation Smile and was live-streamed. If you missed it and would like to see it then go to: Jared Nerd HQ
Season 6 DVD Box Set hits stores on September 13, 2011
The new season starts on Friday, September 23 at 9 PM (EST) and can be found on the CW
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