Rakish, cunning and possessing a tie to the supernatural world that’s brought them nothing but pain. Sound familiar? Yes, we could be talking about John Constantine, the “hero” of the upcoming NBC series Constantine and the DC and Vertigo comics from which it draws its inspiration. But we could just as easily be referring to Mary “Zed” Martin, the vision-prone artist embodied on the show by actress Angélica Celaya.
Constantine debuts tonight, and fans are likely setting their DVRs as we speak. Yet, over the course of his thirty year history, Constantine’s gone through a few changes and different interpretations. Which version will we see onscreen? We spoke with Constantine Executive Producer David S. Goyer and Writer and Executive Producer Daniel Cerone recently about the comics that served as their inspiration
Throughout his storied history, John Constantine has conned, collaborated and collided with a diverse cast of characters. We know we’ll be seeing some of them brought to life on the show starting with the three who form the show's core: Constantine, Chas and Zed.
This Friday, October 24th, NBC will premiere the eagerly awaited Constantine, their new horror series based on the iconic comic book character. Four of these five storylines actually took place in DC or Vertigo comic books. The fifth is completely made up on the spot. Can you find the fake?
As announced earlier today on USA Today, actor Michael James Shaw will be joining the cast of NBC's Constantine in the recurring guest role of Papa Midnite.