Constantine Release Date: February 11, 2005
John Constantine (Keanu Reeves) has been described as the "Dirty Harry of the occult world". Based on the popular "Hellblazer" graphic novels, the story follows his efforts, using the occult, to help a female police officer (Rachel Weisz) fight crime. The script may be based on Garth Ennis' storyline of 3 Lords of Hell.
Following those behind-the-scenes images which found their way online yesterday, DC Comics and NBC have now released the first official image of Welsh actor Matt Ryan as John Constantine as shooting on the pilot officially begins. Needless to say, they've nailed it...
NBC's tv adaptation of the excellent DC/Vertigo comic series began production today, and the network have released the very first still from the set, giving us a look at Welsh actor Matt Ryan as John Constantine. Fans should be very happy!
"That's a tricky one on network TV," says Goyer on whether Constantine will smoke. "He will have his signature trench coat and skinny tie. I would say that the show clings more closely to the sourse material then the film did," he added.
Three new cast members have been added to NBC's Constantine pilot: Lucy Griffiths (True Blood) will play female lead Liv, Harold Perrineau (Lost) will play Manny, and Charles Halford (True Detective) will play JC's longtime pal Chas.
Bleeding Cool have released a few more details on the upcoming Constantine tv show, and in doing so reveal that the first "villain" to face our foul mouthed occultist will be none other than Papa Midnite. They also reckon the series will be set in New York! Read on for more..
NBC has found the actor that will play John Constantine in their new comic book-based television series, Constantine. The show will be based on the DC Comics' Hellblazer series. Thoughts?
John Constantine and Hellblazer are both in the news thanks to the pilot that NBC is producing. Filmmaker Harry Locke IV has beaten them to the punch, however, with this fan film, which he goes behind the scenes on in this excerpt from a "making of" piece.
No word yet on what actor will play the foul mouthed occultist in the show, but Bleeding Cool reckon they've at least confirmed that this incarnation will be a lot truer to the comic book character than Keanu Reeves' big screen version. Click on for more.
Director Neil Marshall (The Decent) is the chosen one for the upcoming DC Comic's television show Constantine, which is based on the popular Vertigo comic book series. Hit the jump for more!
Well, their names at any rate! According to Ksite, everyone's favorite foul mouthed occultist will be joined by three characters that might be familiar to Hellblazer readers when he hits the small screen for his NBC series. Read on for more.
"There is dark, interesting stuff in [the Constantine pilot], but it’s also got some witty banter. It’s a fun tone, although the supernatural stuff is scary." NBC's chairman also touched on the possibility of the Hellblazer show crossing over with The CW and Fox DC Comics programs.
Keanu Reeves lists Hellblazer's John Constantine as the only character he'd like to play again on film besides Ted from Bill & Ted. What are the actual chances of that happening?
We already have Arrow on the CW, with The Flash not too far behind. Well, following the announcement earlier this week that a Commissioner Gordon focused Gotham is heading to Fox, Warner Bros. are now developing a John Constantine series on NBC! Read on for details.
Stan Winston Studio has graciously sent us some exclusive behind-the-scenes images of the construction of the demonic creatures that were created for Francis Lawrence's Constantine.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire director Francis Lawrence is no stranger to adapting written word to film as he previously directed Constantine which is based on DC Comics' Hellblazer and I Am Legend, which is based on Richard Matheson's novel.
See what the Comic Book Jerk thinks about CONSTANTINE in the latest review. Be prepared, as hilarity will ensue!
Francis Lawrence, who directed Constantine film starring Keanu Reeves back in 2005 talks about a potential sequel and addresses the I Am Legend prequel. Check it out!
Lauren Shuler Donner,who produced the first film, talks briefly about the movement on Constantine sequel and says that she hopes it will happen eventually...
I caught this on TV the other night so figured i'd make it my next revisit. So, Keanu Reeves as John Constantine..sounded pretty horrendous didn't it?
Director Francis Lawrence said today at the I Am Legend junket that he would love to helm a Constantine sequel. He said that the sequel will depend on them finding the right story.
Keanu says there's no new word on a possible sequel.
Constantine producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura on the fate of the sequel.
No sequel for Constantine?
Don't look for any movement soon on a Constantine sequel.