Walker is a reimagining of the long-running series Walker, Texas Ranger. It stars Jared Padalecki of Supernatural fame.

It stars Jared Padalecki whose character returns home after being undercover for two years. Only to discover there’s harder work to be done at home.

The series premieres Thursday, January 21st, 2021. It will be available to stream the next day free on The CW.

Walker Trailer 2 ‘Coyboy Way’

Walker Lowdown

The show is a reimagining of the long-running series Walker, Texas Ranger. This stars Jared Padalecki (from Supernatural) as Cordell Walker. He is a widower and father of two with his own moral code! He returns home to Austin after being undercover for two years, only to discover there’s harder work to be done at home.

We will see him attempt to reconnect with his son and daughter:-

  • The son is creative and thoughtful and played by Kale Culley, know fo Me, Myself and I
  • The daughter is headstrong and somewhat rebellious teenager played by Violet Brinson of Sharp Objects fame
Walker 101 - Kale Culley, Jared Padalecki and Violet Brinson
Walker 101 “Pilot” – Kale Culley as August Walker, Jared Padalecki as Cordell Walker and Violet Brinson as Stella Walker © 2020 The CW Network, photo by Rebecca Brenneman

There is the need to navigate clashes with his family:-

  • An ADA brother who stepped in during Walker’s absence, played by Keegan Allen of Pretty Little Liar
  • A perceptive mother played by Molly Hagen of Herman’s Head
  • And his traditional rancher father played by Mitch Pileggi who is known for The X-Files.

Walker’s former colleague is now his Ranger Captain. He is played by Coby Bell, of The Game. Walker finds unexpected common ground with his new partner (one of the first women in Texas Rangers’ history) played by Lindsey Morgan of The 100”., Meanwhile he is growing increasingly suspicious about the circumstances surrounding his wife’s death.

The show also stars Jeff Pierre as Trey Barnett.

Walker is written and executive produced by Anna Fricke know for Being Human and Valor. It’s also executive produced by Dan Lin and Lindsay Liberatore and Jared Padalecki.

Walker is from CBS Television Studios in association with Rideback.

Walker Poster
Walker Poster – Cordell Walker (Jared Padalecki © 2020 The CW

Colin Davies

The editor of Film Review Online