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.
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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.
This week on DC All Access, we go to Infinity and Beyond!
Oh, and Constantine. We go there too. And to the world of Vertigo Comics to introduce a brand new series. And of course we spend plenty of time around the DC Comics office, so really, our LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham segment and our Infinity Man and the Forever People bit are just the surface of what’s shaping up to be our most exciting episode yet!
Yesterday, NBC gave us our first look at the new Constantine series heading to the airwaves this fall. Clocking in at around three minutes, this just-released trailer suggests that we can expect Constantine to be bleak, subversive and horrifying.
In other words, absolutely perfect. Here’s the trailer:
Mere moments after The CW announced that The Flash and iZombie have been picked up for series, NBC has announced that the fourth DC Entertainment series under consideration has also been given a green light.
That’s right, John Constantine is getting a TV show.