The Winchester brothers are going to deal with two powerful creatures associated with God in the mid-season finale episode of “Supernatural” Season 11 titled “O Brother Where Art Thou?” Actors Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles, who portray “Supernatural” characters Sam and Dean Winchester, respectively, tease on what the fans can expect in the upcoming episodes as they try to eliminate the show’s new villain, Amara/The Darkness (Emily Swallow).

Spoiler Alert: This feature contains major “Supernatural” Season 11 spoilers.

In the ninth episode of “Supernatural” Season 11, Sam Winchester will be facing Lucifer (Mark Pellegrino) in his cage to find answers on how to defeat God’s sister. As for Sam’s older brother, Dean Winchester will try to further understand his connection to Amara/The Darkness.

Padalecki shared in a TV Line report that he was expecting the scenes they filmed in the mid-season finale to happen in the finale of the CW TV series. However, Padalecki teased that the show decided to get right to The Darkness’ storyline in the mid-season finale episode.

Padalecki added that Sam and Dean are very committed to fighting and getting rid of The Darkness, trying to figure out how to do it and go through every single channel and alley alongside each other in order to accomplish their mission. The 33-year-old actor further shared that episodes nine and 10 of “Supernatural” Season 11 are his favourites because of the stories’ twists and turns.

Meanwhile, Padalecki and “Supernatural” co-star Jensen Ackles weigh in on how the Winchester brothers see their main problem involving God and His sister, Amara/The Darkness. On the question of whether the Winchesters need God’s help or not, Padalecki shared in an interview with IGN that Sam is more open to approaching God for help after having visions of Lucifer’s cage.

“I think Dean is like, ‘It’d be nice if he shows up but if we can’t rely on him let’s not count on him’,” Padalecki told IGN. As for the Dean-Amara connection, Ackles explained that it is almost like a trance or a mind control because there were some moments that Dean had an opportunity to battle The Darkness but something prevented him from doing so.

“That will be touched upon as to whether or not that failure is intentional, whether he’s not trying that hard, or whether there’s something literally holding him back,” Ackles teased.

The mid-season finale of “Supernatural” Season 11 is scheduled to air on Wednesday night, Dec. 9, at 9/8c on the CW Network.

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