CONSTANTINE Also Gets Series Order; New Image & Synopsis Released

CONSTANTINE Also Gets Series Order; New Image & Synopsis Released

It's a good day to be a DC fan! Along the CW's highly anticipated Flash series, it's now been announced that NBC has picked up the small screen adaptation of the classic Vertigo comic book, Hellblazer. More past the jump.

With NBC has picking up the supernatural drama, this means all four of Warner Bros. DC pilots are going to series. Joining Constantine at NBC is Gotham at Fox and The Flash and iZombie at the CW. Constantine will star Matt Ryan as the titular foul mouthed occultist, and the pilot will be directed by Neil Marshall from a script by The Mentalist’s Daniel Cerone. David S. Goyer is producing. In addition, THR seem to have provided a lengthy synopsis for the show, explaining how the various characters tie together and much more.

Matt Ryan as Constantine and Lucy Griffiths as Liv

"Based on the wildly popular comic book series “Hellblazer” from DC Comics, seasoned demon hunter and master of the occult John Constantine (Matt Ryan, “Criminal Minds”) specializes in giving hell… hell. Armed with a ferocious knowledge of the dark arts and his wickedly naughty wit, he fights the good fight — or at least he did. With his soul already damned to hell, he’s decided to leave his do-gooder life behind, but when demons target Liv (Lucy Griffiths, “True Blood”), the daughter of one of Constantine’s oldest friends, he’s reluctantly thrust back into the fray – and he’ll do whatever it takes to save her. Before long, it’s revealed that Liv’s “second sight” — an ability to see the worlds behind our world and predict supernatural occurrences — is a threat to a mysterious new evil that’s rising in the shadows. Now it’s not just Liv who needs protection; the angels are starting to get worried too. So, together, Constantine and Liv must use her power and his skills to travel the country, find the demons that threaten our world and send them back where they belong. After that, who knows… maybe there’s hope for him and his soul after all."
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ezio619 - 5/8/2014, 1:10 PM
AWESOME, this ,along with THE FLASH, are the two dc shows that i wanna see the most,i have always been interested in the character of John Constantine and having Edward Kenway play him is just a bonus
KallarkKent - 5/8/2014, 1:12 PM
I am really looking forward to this series, I'm glad it got picked up.
Ignition - 5/8/2014, 1:13 PM
Kevin Tsujihara has done work during his first year.
DAGuess - 5/8/2014, 1:13 PM
Of everything that is coming out, movies and tv, this is one of my most anticipated. I loved the movie and this has so much potential unlike other shows where the writers clearly didn't think past season 1.
charlie2094 - 5/8/2014, 1:13 PM
Sounds great! Seriously getting spoiled by the amount of content we're going to be getting :D
Gusto - 5/8/2014, 1:18 PM

MrBlackJack - 5/8/2014, 1:18 PM
ezio619 - 5/8/2014, 1:20 PM
i know we are getting the flash trailer with the season finale of Arrow next week,i hope we get a Constantine Trailer soon and oh,i think Liv is Zatanna

RextheKing - 5/8/2014, 1:20 PM
My [frick]ing DVR is going to explode with comicbook based shows.
MrBlackJack - 5/8/2014, 1:21 PM
Hmm, you're right. Only if someone pointed this out a while ago and maybe could have even written an editorial about it

*cough* *cough*
SuperCat - 5/8/2014, 1:22 PM
blackandyellow - 5/8/2014, 1:26 PM
cipher will be happy.
Desrow - 5/8/2014, 1:29 PM

CaptShipwreck - 5/8/2014, 1:31 PM
This counts as a good day to be a DC fan ??
ThedamnBatman - 5/8/2014, 1:32 PM
LEEE777 - 5/8/2014, 1:33 PM

I hope they don't [frick] it up.

Would prefer less NEW 52 or none and more VERTIGO in this series!
ALegendaryPanda - 5/8/2014, 1:34 PM
shabat - 5/8/2014, 1:34 PM
Damn! With all these shows coming on next year along with my wife's lineup of singing and dancing stuff, my DVR is gonna be full!
MisterHolmes - 5/8/2014, 1:37 PM
i hope its good
GliderMan - 5/8/2014, 1:37 PM
KrazyForKomix - 5/8/2014, 1:38 PM
SEEMINGLY (at first glance), Matt Ryan is one of the most perfect castings in comic book history.

Well, after Christopher Reeves maybe.
QuestiontheAnswer - 5/8/2014, 1:40 PM
1) Constantine
2) Arrow S3
3) Gotham
4) Flash
It's a good time to be a DC fan. . .
LensmanMatt92 - 5/8/2014, 1:40 PM
''I'm not the best bloke around, but i do my best''.
Vegeta - 5/8/2014, 1:40 PM
Brilliant news! I can't [frick]ing wait!
Guido - 5/8/2014, 1:44 PM
This looks like it is going to be great to watch
QuestionDAnswer - 5/8/2014, 1:46 PM

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Doopie - 5/8/2014, 1:47 PM
no mention of smoking
thebearjew - 5/8/2014, 1:47 PM
NOW THIS!!! looks good
thebearjew - 5/8/2014, 1:48 PM
can you seriously not smoke on a tv show??
i see people do drugs on shows but you cant smoke a cig?
ezio619 - 5/8/2014, 1:48 PM
smoking on network tv is very tricking , the last time i heard was Goyer was negotiating with NBC for him to smoke in the show
JoeMomma29 - 5/8/2014, 1:49 PM
@ Bluedude

Hmmmmm this looks good but yet they have not shown any footage.......

Anyways I am sure this will be very dark and gritty just like the comics.
DrunkenNukem - 5/8/2014, 1:49 PM

Jollem - 5/8/2014, 1:50 PM
cool beans. saw tasm 2 and cap 2 on the same day. spidey rocked. cap was alright. cant wait for x-men
Nubase - 5/8/2014, 1:52 PM
this is the l'm waiting for!

shabat - 5/8/2014, 1:53 PM
So all these shows on competing networks, surely they'd be on different nights. Imagine this though, they throw Gotham in the same timeslot as AOS. [frick] that'd be a pissing contest.
danetooeasy - 5/8/2014, 1:54 PM
Sounds like the plot to DmC, with Dante being John and Kat being Liv.
Doopie - 5/8/2014, 1:57 PM
i want him to smoke but is it really all that important? still i think he will.

the reactions between this and gotham are interesting considering how much we know about both
BboiBlack - 5/8/2014, 1:57 PM
DC is setting stage to win everything in the next 3 years.
Jollem - 5/8/2014, 1:57 PM
what isn't a pissing contest?
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