We just received news earlier that The Flash and iZombie were ordered to series, joining Fox’s Gotham and the third season of Arrow for the 2014-2015 season. And now, NBC has confirmed that Constantine has also been picked up for a full series. The show starts Matt Ryan as John Constantine, who previously starred in the 2005 film Constantine, where he was played by Keanu Reeves. Like DC’s other shows, we can expect more news and perhaps first footage for NBC’s Constantine – executive produced by DC movie guru David Goyer – in the near future. In the meantime, here is a new plot synopsis for the series.
Based on the wildly popular comic book series “Hellblazer” from DC Comics, 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.
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