Jared Padalecki in talks to star in Walker, Texas Ranger reboot
The new series will focus on Walker as he returns from years undercover
Supernatural star Jared Padalecki is in talks to star in a reboot of Walker, Texas Ranger. CBS Television Studios is currently developing a new version of the classic Chuck Norris-led series.
The upcoming series will focus on Walker as he returns from years undercover. A widower and father of two, he begins fighting crime with a new partner, who is one of the only female Rangers in history.
Anna Fricke is attached to write and executive produce the new series. Fricke, who is currently under an overall deal at CBS TV Studios, previously co-created the Syfy series, Being Human.
The original Walker, Texas Ranger starred Clarence Gilyard Jr, Sheree J Wilson, and Noble Willingham. The series ran for nearly 200 episodes over nine seasons.