Supernatural: Bloodlines spinoff casts female lead

Arrow’s Melissa Roxburgh cast as Supernatural: Bloodlines lead character

Melissa Roxburgh has been cast as the female lead in Supernatural: Bloodlines
Melissa Roxburgh has been cast as the female lead in Supernatural: Bloodlines

The upcoming Supernatural spinoff Supernatural: Bloodlines has cast its female lead: Arrow‘s Melissa Roxburgh.

Roxburgh will play the character of Violet in the show, which takes explores the world of the paranormal from a different perspective to that of Sam and Dean Winchester.

Deadline reports that Supernatural: Bloodlines “revolves around the various mafia-esque monster families that unknowingly to humans ‘run’ the underbelly of Chicago and are being tracked by a newly minted Hunter who’s trying to stop them and rid Chicago of anything or anyone supernatural.”

Roxburgh joins The Vampire Diaries veterans Nathanial Buzolic, Sean Faris and Stephen Martinez as “a member of the powerful werewolf pack who hides her true nature because of her forbidden love for family rival David (Bozulic). But when cornered, her inner wolf breaks free.”

The backdoor pilot Bloodlines episode of Supernatural airs on 29 April. You can buy Supernatural – Season 1-8 on DVD for £59.99 at Amazon.co.uk.