Highlights from Supernatural Las Vegas 2016

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Baby outside the Rio hotel

It’s been two months since we attended the Las Vegas Supernatural convention (March 10–13, 2016), but we’re just getting over it. The Vegas Con was a marathon of Supernatural fun—the only US con that is a full four days long. Here’s a rundown of the stars who appeared at #vegascon 2016 and some of the weekend’s highlights.
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Supernatural: Jensen Ackles and Richard Speight Jr. to Direct Season 11 Episodes

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Jensen Ackles Directs Soul Survivor revewing film

Behind the scenes with Director Jensen Ackles during filming of “Soul Survivor.” Image: Diyah Pera/The CW.

Jensen Ackles has crafted his role as Dean Winchester on the CW’s Supernatural into a compelling and relatable character. As well as acting in over 200 episodes during the long-running series, Ackles has been developing his skills as a director.  Ackles will be directing his 5th episode of Supernatural in Season 11, titled “The Bad Seed.” Though this episode was shot first in order to give Ackles time for all the preparation that directing calls for, it will be the 3rd episode in the season.

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Supernatural: Season 11 Trailer Indicates the Darkness Will Cause Chaos and Guilt

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In the CW’s new trailer Season 11 Supernatural, “Out of the Darkness,” Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles) are dealing with the consequences of removing the Mark of Cain. Now that the boys have unleashed the Darkness, they will reap what they have sown. Guilt is Sam and Dean’s favorite emotion, and they’ll have plenty of opportunity for it.

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Supernatural S10E18 Recap: Book of the Damned

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Dean Winchester reads book Supernatural Book of the Damned We return from a Supernatural hiatus to episode 18, “Book of the Damned.” Only a few more episodes until the end of Season 10. Best to savor each one.

[For the recap, continue reading—but if you want to go straight to the review analysis of this episode, click here.]

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Supernatural S10E15 Recap: The Things They Carried

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Cain and Abel II

The title of Season 10 Episode 15 of Supernatural, “The Things They Carried,” references a book of the same name by Tim O’Brien that narrates the experiences of a group of American soldiers during the Vietnam War. The short stories describe what these soldiers carried with them while they were out on missions. Some of the objects are physical items they carry in their pockets or on their backs, but they also carry intangible burdens such as feelings of guilt, fear, and anxiety. In Supernatural, Dean continues to carry the affliction of the Mark of Cain, along with the feelings it elicits and experiences it has wrought.

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Supernatural S10E14 Recap: The Executioner’s Song

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pg Cain silouette The Executioners Song SupernaturalThis week, Supernatural brings us the much-anticipated return of Timothy Omundsun as Cain in “The Executioner’s Song.” Not only do we get Cain, but we also get to see some more of Rowena. It feels like a Supernatural Christmas.

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Supernatural Episode Guide: Meet the Winchesters

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dean-and-sam at lakeSupernatural is grounded in the relationship between the Winchester brothers. As individual characters, Sam and Dean engage us, but it’s their relationship as brothers that really draws us in. Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) are shaped by losing their mother as children and being raised as hunters by their father, though each react to these life experiences in different ways. The complex and evolving portrayal of Sam and Dean as brothers has kept us engaged through ten seasons of Supernatural.

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