The CW’s spinoff “Supernatural: Tribes” has filled its first two roles, casting “Skins” actor Lucien Laviscount and “The Vampire Diaries” actor Nathaniel Buzolic as series regulars.
The spinoff is described as a sweeping drama about the various mafia-esque monster families that unknowingly-to-humans “run” the underbelly of Chicago and who are being tracked by a newly-minted Hunter who’s trying to stop them and rid Chicago of anything or anyone supernatural.
Laviscount (pictured above) will play Ennis Roth, a resolute police academy trainee. When his fiancee is killed in the crossfire of the monster war, he learns the truth about what lurks in the shadows and becomes a monster-hunter himself.
Buzolic (pictured at left) will portray David Hayden. A shapeshifter from one of Chicago’s ruling monster families, David’s been living as a human, having given up the monster life years ago.
“Supernatural: Tribes” will air as an episode of “Supernatural” on April 29. Andrew Dabb is writing and executive producing, with Eric Kripke, Robert Singer, Jeremy Carver, McG also executive producing. Robert Singer is directing the project, which comes from Warner Bros. Television.
Laviscount is repped by Kim Callahan at Industry Entertainment and Waring & McKenna in the UK. UTA and Untitled rep Buzolic.