Constantine’s Cast and Producers Talk About the Series [Comic-Con 2014 VIDEO]
Warning: Major spoilers Ahead
I may or may not have purchased a few volumes of the graphic novel in preparation for this press room. I know there’s a very vocal group of fans of the comic who really hated the movie, so I wanted to get the story straight from the source material and so did executive producers Daniel Cerone and David S. Goyer, as you’ll see below. I also spoke to series stars Matt Ryan, Charles Halford, Harold Perrineau and new cast member Angelica Celaya, who gave my table great scoop on what to expect this season. A word of warning: everyone at my table had seen the pilot when we talked to the cast and producers, so there really are spoilers ahead.
Series synopsis, from NBC:
Based on the wildly popular comic book series Hellblazer from DC Comics, seasoned demon hunter and master of the occult John Constantine (Matt Ryan) is armed with a ferocious knowledge of the dark arts and a wickedly naughty wit. He fights the good fight â€” or at least he did. With his soul already damned to hell, heâ€™s decided to abandon his campaign against evil until a series of events thrusts him back into the fray, and heâ€™ll do whatever it takes to protect the innocent. With the balance of good and evil on the lineâ€Ž, Constantine will useÂ his skills to travel the country, find the supernatural terrors that threaten our world and send them back where they belong. After that, who knowsâ€¦ maybe thereâ€™s hope for him and his soul after all.
ConstantineÂ premieres Friday, October 24th at 10/9c on NBC.
Matt Ryan on John Constantine’s accent and his interactions with Angelica Celaya’s Zed:
Matt on the Hellblazer comics and Constantine’s state of mind:
Matt on Constantine’s relationship with Harold Perrineau’s Manny:
Angelica Celaya on Zed, her look and the world of the show:
Charles Halford on filming more episodes, working with Matt and the dynamic between Chaz and Constantine, exploring his backstory and what’s coming up for his character:
Charles Halford on Chaz and Constantine’s dynamic, the significance of the map and if he’s familiar with the source material:Â
Harold Perrineau on his character and hisÂ relationship with Constantine:
Executive producers David Cerone and David S. Goyer on Zed and what to expect this season:
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