DC's TV superhero stock grew even higher this week with the news that a 'Supergirl' series has begun development, and the playing field will get even more crowded if NBC's 'Constantine' has anything to say about it. To wit, Irish actor Emmett Scanlan has been added to the recurring cast of NBC's occult drama, portraying the eventual alter-ego of occult DC superhero "The Spectre"!
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NBC's 'Constantine' seemingly rededicated itself to exploring DC roots its the most recent casting, and at long last, the TV adaptation of our 'Hellblazer' demon detective has its big bad. Michael James Shaw has been cast in the 'Constantine' role of the villainous Papa Midnite, a "formidable magical adversary" for our leading man.
NBC's 'Constantine' TV series brought to Comic-Con 2014 an updated version of its pilot to help explain its early season cast change, but also the good news that veteran genre composer Bear McCreary would score the series based on DC's 'Hellblazer' comic. Now, a new featurette for the 'Constantine' TV series reveals McCreary's moody composure, blending hard rock with harpischord for DC's demon detective.
NBC's take on the DC Comics line 'Hellblazer' isn't pulling any punches when it comes to the creepy stuff -- this is a television series about demons, after all -- and they're out in force in this new trailer for the 'Constantine,' straight out of this week's steadily winding down Comic-Con. The new series follows demon hunter/con guy (totally normal vocation) John Constantine (Matt Ryan) as he, well, cons people and fights demons. It's not very lucrative, but it's definitely busy.
NBC’s ‘Constantine’ may have undergone a bit of shakeup in recent weeks, but that hasn’t stopped fans from conjuring their presencse for the show’s first panel at Comic-Con 2014. We’re on hand in Room 6BCF for all the supernatural secrets and comic characters to come, so light up a first look at NBC’s Constantine’ with our recap of the panel at Comic-Con 2014!
It's San Diego Comic-Con 2013, and ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ stars Andrew Garfield, Dane DeHaan and Jamie Foxx are sitting next to their director, Marc Webb, on the Hall H stage, ready to face the thousands of comic book and movie fans in attendance during a Q&A. A kid, maybe in his late teens, makes his way up to the mic and addresses a question to Garfield himself. Identifying himself as a gay Asian American, he wanted to know if the actor felt any pressure in making his stance on LGBT equality known, referring to previous comments made by the actor.
NBC's forthcoming DC-adapted 'Constantine' series surprised us all this past week with the revelation that 'True Blood' star Lucy Griffiths would be written out as the female lead, but the biggest surprises are yet to come. Find out who's been cast as the new female lead "Zed," which of John Constantine's comic habits won't make it to TV, and what future DC characters might pop up over the course of the first season!
NBC's 'Constantine' seems on target for a strong fall Friday launch, particularly with the massive DC TV showing at Comic-Con 2014 in the coming weeks, but at least one of the show's major players is already calling it quits. Leading lady and 'True Blood' alum Lucy Griffiths has made a surprising exit from 'Constantine,' one DC will replace with comic character "Zed."
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis