‘Walker Independence’s Justin Johnson Cortez Might Recur on ‘Walker’
On the heels of wrapping his Season 1 run on The CW’s Walker Independence, Justin Johnson Cortez is about to guest-star on the mothership sequence.
On Walker‘s yet-to-be-renewed, 1800s-set prequel spinoff, Cortez performs Calian, an Apache tracker who was the primary particular person Abby (Katherine McNamara) met after being abruptly and rudely widowed, and as she made tracks for the titular Independence, Texas.
Now, through the tail finish of Walker‘s third season (airing Thursdays at 8/7c), Cortez will guest-star as Sonny Alcala, a murder detective who years in the past acquired his begin working intently with Cordell (Jared Padalecki) and Captain James (Coby Bell).
Per Deadline, which first reported on the casting, Cortez’s function is described as “doubtlessly recurring.” And if that’s the case, Detective Alcala might finally be revealed to have ties to Windy‘s Calian.
Cortez’s first airdate is TBA, however the yet-to-be-renewed Walker has 5 episodes left to air this season, together with tonight’s installment.
Walker Independence‘s freshman run averaged 950,000 whole viewers and a 0.1 demo score (with Stay+7 playback), making it the second-most watched CW program behind its sire, Walker. (Neither the brand new season of Superman & Lois nor the freshman sequence Gotham Knights have but to land on the Stay+7 charts.)
Windy‘s viewers enjoys the third-largest DVR bump (+90%) of any CW sequence, trailing solely Kung Fu and the Canadian import Coroner.
Walker correct is averaging a network-dominating 1.3 million whole weekly viewers together with a 0.2 demo score (which is nice sufficient for second behind All American).
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