Kripke said he is “a little over three fourths” of the way through production on Season 3. He added that the new season represents “the hardest production year of anything [he’s] ever done, by a mile.”
While the first two seasons of the superhero show spoke to the challenges facing “America in this exact minute,” the upcoming season will look to the past.
It will specifically explore “the last 50, 60 years of American history, and all the factors that led us to where we are now,” via Jensen Ackles’ character Soldier Boy, who’s been a superhero since World War II. “Through his eyes, we’re able to explore a little bit of the history of Vought [International]—and through that, the satirical history of our country, issues like toxic masculinity and legacy,