Original The Librarians Star Will Reprise Role In Upcoming Sequel Series

March 5, 2024 - Movies



  • Christian Kane reprises his role as Jacob Stone in
    The Librarians: The Next Chapter
    , connecting the show’s past to the new series.
  • The spinoff features a time-traveling Librarian releasing magic worldwide, leading to the creation of a new team.
  • Jessica Green joins the cast as Charlie Cornwall, a rejected Guardian given a chance to prove herself in the upcoming fantasy adventure show.

The Librarians: The Next Chapter is bringing back an original cast member. Running from 2014 to 2018 on TNT, and based on the novels of the same name by David Titcher, the original Librarians was developed for TV by John Rogers. The story centered on the titular group, an ancient organization dedicated to protecting the world from a secret reality hidden from view. In May 2023, it was announced that The CW would be developing a spinoff based on The Librarians.

Deadline now confirms that Christian Kane is set to reprise the role of Jacob Stone in The Librarians: The Next Chapter. Kane, known for his roles on Leverage and Angel as a reoccurring villain, will be part of the upcoming fantasy adventure show in a recurring capacity. In the original, Kane was a main cast member and appeared in all four seasons.

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A key role has already been cast.

The cast of The Librarians poses in front of a white background with a blue tint

In the new series, a Librarian from the past has time-traveled to the present and is now stuck. He goes to his castle and finds that it is now a museum. In the process, he inadvertently releases magic across the continent. He is given a new team to help him clean up the mess he made, creating a new group of Librarians. The new show counts original series executive producer Dean Devlin as showrunner, writer, and executive producer. Noah Wyle, a recurring actor in the original, also executive produces.


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The Librarians: The Next Chapter has cast Air actor Jessica Green as Charlie Cornwall, the Guardian. Already rejected by the Library to serve as a Guardian, Charlie was at a low point in her life when she got the chance to serve as a special guardian on a trial basis. Charlie is trained in the military and, if she can keep the powers that be in line, then she might make that trial status more permanent.

In the spinoff, having been in the job for over a decade, Christian Kane’s Jacob has the job of mentoring Charlie. It ensures a connection between the show’s past and The Librarians: The Next Chapter, potentially allowing for more guest appearances from familiar faces. But so far, further casting details have not yet been announced.

The Librarians
is available to stream on Freevee, Hoopla, and Prue Flix.

Source: Deadline

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The Librarians: The Next Chapter (2024)

The Librarians: The Next Chapter continues the original Librarians TV series aired in 2014. The series follows a time traveler thrust into the future and accidentally releases magic worldwide, forcing him to assemble a new group of Librarians to bring things back under control.

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