Jared Padalecki’s ‘Walker’ Inspiration Came From The News

Jared Padalecki as Cordell Walker — Photo: Rebecca Brenneman/The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Jared Padalecki’s new show on The CW is a rebooted version of Walker, Texas Ranger. Simply called Walker, it puts a new, modern-day spin on the original. In fact, some of its storylines may even have a bit of a “ripped from the headlines” feel to them. That’s because Padalecki and the new show’s creator, Anna Fricke, were inspired by some of the real-life events that were happening in Texas at the time and the questions they raised. (Click on them media bar below to hear Jared Padalecki)

Walker airs Thursdays at 8/7c on The CW.

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