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Five ways in which NBC could make Constantine closer to the comics

Five ways in which NBC could make Constantine closer to the comics
In light of the recent news that production on NBC’s Constantine has been halted at 13 episodes, I thought it might be time to weigh in with how the show might help best addresses some of the areas in which it is perceived to be playing it safe. All of this is, of course, subjective, and it is well documented that I approach the canon of Constantine with a lot of baggage given my personal fondness for the character, but I also feel that if... 

Constantine TV Show Production Halted at 13 Episodes

Constantine TV Show Production Halted at 13 Episodes
In what came as less than surprising news, NBC announced that their fledgling DC/Vertigo adaptation, Constantine, would halt production following the completion of 13 episodes. Billed as an occult thriller, Constantine is a supernatural drama about a man who cannot pronounce his own name. Over the course of the five episodes thus far broadcast, the show has been met with mixed reactions from its target audience. Whilst Matt Ryan, who stars as the... 

NBC’s Constantine Trailer released and it looks amazing!

NBC’s Constantine Trailer released and it looks amazing!
NBC has released a series of trailers for their new television series set for release later this year. Amongst them is a kick ass trailer for Constantine. Based on the Hellblazer comic books it focuses on the adventures of exorcist and petty dabbler of the dark arts, John Constantine. The lengthy three minute trailer shows Constantine receiving counselling and electroconvulsive therapy after checking himself into a mental hospital. Cut to True Blood... 

First photo of Matt Ryan as John Constantine released!

First photo of Matt Ryan as John Constantine released!
Back in February, we reported that Layer Cake actor Matt Ryan was chosen by NBC to play John Constantine in their Constantine pilot. The social networks were buzzing last night when a photo of the Constantine cast and crew appeared on the Facebook group, Slates for Sarah. Within hours, Deadline revealed the first “official” photos from NBC, showing Ryan in full costume. Trench coat? Check! Shirt & Red tie? Check!Future possible man crush?... 

Welsh actor to lead NBC Pilot Constantine

Welsh actor to lead NBC Pilot Constantine
Deadline recently revealed that welsh actor Matt Ryan has landed the lead role of John Constantine in NBC’s pilot on the DC comic series Constantine for Warner Bros TV. Ryan, born in Swansea, has notably appeared in Layer Cake and more recently did voice work for the video game Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. The character of John Constantine is described as, “An occult detective and professional sorcerer from Liverpool, England. His... 
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