Creator Q and A: Lily Sparks, Price Peterson and Ryan Sandoval (Supanatural)

We asked Lily Sparks, Price Peterson and Ryan Sandoval, the creators of the Amazon original pilot Supanatural to tell us more about the show. They asked if we would accept answers in the form of GIFs. We said, “Spider, please!”

Supanatural is about two best friends who have dealt with supernatural phenomena for so long and so easily, that nowadays when some overwhelming horror like this happens

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their reaction is this

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Hezbah and Lucretia are not impressed by things you would consider to be your WORST NIGHTMARE. They handle demons, ghosts, and ghouls on the regular and frankly they’d rather just clear their DVR and gossip about slutty sorceresses they know. Unfortunately nobody in the world has their knowledge or experience when it comes to apocalyptic threats, so when push comes to shove our heroes WILL take care of business.

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Why this world, why these characters?

Because it’s the only world we know: A cold, hard world plagued by a nightmare-scape of hell monsters and sometimes the only fun is your friends. Like, you KNOW you have a rare talent or valuable skill, but that just makes it even harder when you’re wasting your days working a bad job surrounded by uncaring people. 

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90% of people spend 60 hours a week feeling like this:

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Right? The characters of Supanatural may have larger-than-life experiences, but they still gotta get to their crummy day jobs on time and make sure their rent check clears. In the real world we are all pretty much powerless against disasters, just passively sitting in our cubicles ‘liking’ a photo of a tornado on Facebook while eating a Cool Ranch Doritos Locos taco.  In Supanatural, our heroes can step outside of their daily frustrations and GET INVOLVED like

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Tell us about your awesome cast, and what they brought to the show:

Well Kristen Schaal was like

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and then Jameeliah Joy (Lucretia) was like

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A sneak peek at designs by Lily Sparks for Supanatural, an Amazon Studios pilot in production for Prime Instant Video. Sparks created the show with Price Peterson and Ryan Sandoval.

Supanatural is the story of Lucretia and Hezbah, two outspoken divas who are humanity’s last line of defense against the supernatural … when they’re not working at the mall.