Amid the flurry of new superhero TV series in development, NBC’s Constantine never quite caught on the way DC’s A-List CW stars or even Marvel’s minimalist approach did. Now, a report has surfaced suggesting NBC might formally have pulled the plug on Constantine, leaving the demon-fighting detective without a home (for now).
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This Friday will see NBC airing the last of its initial 13-episode ‘Constantine’ order, certainly a worrying notion for those concerned by the network’s recent exclusion of the DC drama among multiple renewals. There may yet be hope for ‘Constantine’ however, as NBC is reportedly considering moving a second season to Syfy, and allowing a bit more creative freedom.
NBC’s ‘Constantine’ has managed impressive turnaround in bringing fan eyes to the DC drama, but the network itself may not be so convinced of the show’s potential for season 2. Following the decision to keep its first season at 13 episodes, NBC executives have offered uncertain, if vaguely promising comments on the fate of ‘Constantine.’
It’s been a while since we’ve checked in with NBC’s demon-fighting detective ‘Constantine,’ but after successful DC inclusions from the likes of voodoo villain Papa Midnite to The Spectre, the occult comic drama has set out to make a ‘Breaking Bad’ baddie even badder. Tio himself, Mark Margolis will ring ‘Constantine’'s bell as DC villain Felix Faust, but when can we expect him to roll up?
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NBC's 'Constantine' hasn't exactly lit the world on fire since its October debut, at least in the manner its DC compatriots have, but the network isn't quite giving up on its demon detective drama just yet. NBC has decided to halt production on the series after 13 episodes, but may yet opt for a second season, should fans continue to reflect interest in the series.
The main character of this show, the one who goes by John Constantine, is an impostor. I know John Constantine, sir, and you are no John Constantine.
Last week NBC's demonic 'Constantine' dipped into canon to introduce the villainous voodoo practitioner Papa Midnite, and coming weeks will see the supernatural thriller diving even deeper into DC with the arrival of 'Guardians of the Galaxy' star Emmett Scanlan as Jim Corrigan, aka "The Spectre." See for yourself in the first photos from November 21 installment "Danse Vaudou"!
NBC's 'Constantine' hasn't exactly lit the world aflame the way FOX's 'Gotham' or The CW's 'Flash' have advanced the DC TV brand, but the demon detective's NBC adventures are about to conjure their most comic book-centric story yet. See Michael James Shaw's arrival as 'Constantine''s voodoo villain Papa Midnite in new photos from this Friday's "The Devil's Vinyl!"
It's been a good long while since we've heard very much from the front of NBC's DC-adapted 'Constantine,' but with the fall of superhero TV underway, and our Hellblazing premiere set for October 24, NBC continues lifting back the veil on its new occult detective. Get an in-depth look at 'Constantine''s pilot with a brand-new behind-the-scenes featurette and dozens of new photos!