Rocker Rick Springfield To Play Lucifer In Supernatural’s Season 12

July 25, 2016

TV

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

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Supernatural -- "Don't Call Me Shurley" -- Image SN1120A_0158.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Jared Padalecki as Sam and Jensen Ackles as Dean -- Photo: Liane Hentscher/The CW -- © 2016 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved

 

Supernatural has added a new star for season 12, rocker Rick Springfield. Springfield is set to play the ultimate bad boy, Lucifer, as his new vessel. Lucifer is regularly played by Mark Pellegrino.

 

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At this weekend’s San Diego Comic Con executive producer Robert Singer announced that Springfield will be playing a “a rock star who’s a little bit on the down side who’s trying to come back.” His character will be taken over by Lucifer who will be trying “a few different vessels” after taking over Castiel’s body in season 11 and getting the hell beat out of him by Amara (God’s sister).

Rick Springfield has been a source for great music since the early ’70s, with songs like “Jessie’s Girl”. He has also just released a brand new album titled “Rocket Science”. The Australian musician has had an impressive acting career, with roles in series like True Detective, Californication, Battlestar Galactica and a role in 73 episodes of General Hospital. His latest film, Ricki and the Flash, will open in theaters next month.

Supernatural -- "We Happy Few" -- SN1122b_0012.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Misha Collins as Castiel, Ruth Connell as Rowena, Jared Padalecki as Sam, Mark Sheppard as Crowley and Jensen Ackles as Dean -- Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW -- © 2016 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved

 

Supernatural stars Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki as the monster hunting brother team of Dean and Sam Winchester. Misha Collins stars as Castiel, a rouge angel who is a best friend to the Winchesters. Crowley aka The King of Hell, is played by Mark Sheppard. The hit series also co-stars Jim Beaver, Ruth Connell, Curtis Armstrong, and Rob Benedict as God.

Season 12 of Supernatural will premiere on the CW on Thursday, October 13th at 9/8c.

 

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