Last month, NBC released a 3-minute trailer for their upcoming show Constantine, which is based on DC’s Hellblazer comic book series.
Now, a new promo is online for the hour-long supernatural drama that contains new footage from the show, as well as a DC universe Easter egg in the form of Doctor Fate’s helmet. Check it out here below and watch for the DC universe cameo – it’s around the 47-second mark in the video. It’s been rumored that the sorcerer Doctor Fate would make an appearance in the pilot episode of Constantine, although it’s not clear if it’s the character himself or just his powerful Helmet of Fate.
In the new series, Matt Ryan stars as John Constantine, a character previously brought to life on screen by Keanu Reeves in the 2005 feature film Constantine. Starring alongside Ryan is Lucy Griffiths, who you’ll remember as Eric Northman’s vampire sister on True Blood.
Constantine will air this Fall on Friday nights on NBC at 10pm right after Grimm.
Based on the wildly popular DC Comics series “Hellblazer,” 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.
The cast also includes Harold Perrineau and Charles Halford.
Writer Daniel Cerone (“The Mentalist,” “Dexter”) serves as executive producer with David S. Goyer (“Man of Steel,” “The Dark Knight Rises”). “Constantine” is produced from Bonanza Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. The show is based upon characters published by DC Entertainment.
[Source via CBR]
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