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Griffiths Out Of Constantine

by Alex Beanon July 11, 2014
With just over three months until its premiere, NBC’s “Constantine” has already lost its female lead, Lucy Griffiths, who will leave the fledgling series based on the DC comic Hellblazer. Griffiths had played the role of Liv, the female sidekick of lead character John Constantine, a supernatural detective of sorts played by Matt Ryan. Griffiths […]
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Gotham And The Flash Pilots To Debut At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 30, 2014
Both new, upcoming superhero-themed live-action television series – Fox’s Batman-themed “Gotham” and CW’s “The Flash” – will debut their show’s respective pilots on Saturday, July 26, at Comic Con in San Diego next month. “Gotham” deals with the backstory of Batman’s hometown of Gotham City while “The Flash” stars Grant Gustin in the lead role […]

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NBC Releases New Trailer For Constantine

by Alex Beanon May 12, 2014
NBC released the first trailer for “Constantine” their DC Comics-based supernatural detective drama starring Matt Ryan debuting in Autumn 2014…
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Constantine Becomes Latest DC Comic Series To Make TV Debut

by Alex Beanon May 9, 2014
DC Comics is on a serious roll as three new television series based on its comics – “The Flash” [CW], “Gotham” [Fox] and “iZombie” [CW] – will be coming to the small screen this fall and they were joined by “Constantine”, which just received its series order from NBC. Constantine follows the story of John […]

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Constantine Shows His Face

by Alex Beanon March 14, 2014
NBC released the first image for “Constantine”, their new pilot based on the snarky British supernatural detective/con man/magician John Constantine, who has returned from the pages of 1980s DC Comics. The pilot episode will have Matt Ryan [who voices pirate Edward Kenway on “Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag”] in the lead role. Keanu Reeves played […]
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Constantine Gets Pilot License From NBC

by Alex Beanon February 22, 2014
Snarky British supernatural detective/con man/magician John Constantine has returned from the pages of 1980s DC Comics for a possible new television series on NBC. The pilot episode will have Matt Ryan [who voices pirate Edward Kenway on “Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag”] in the lead role. Keanu Reeves played the character in a live action […]

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Constantine Gets Pilot License

by Alex Beanon January 14, 2014
Chain-smoking, cursing, trenchcoat-wearing supernatural detective John Constantine is getting his own pilot episode at NBC television. The comic book detective who began life at Vertigo before moving over to DC Comics is the creation of Alan Moore but the pilot will be written by David Goyer, a writer on all three of Christopher Nolan’s “Batman” […]
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Rudolph Won’t Let Marvel Play Any Reindeer Games

by Alex Beanon November 27, 2013
The first official holiday showing – because you know there will be at least 97 other re-broadcasts – of the season for “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by CBS easily won the ratings race for Tuesday evening over superhero-tinged and poorly-titled newcomer “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Rudolph, with his nose so bright, gathered 11.4 million viewers […]

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Digital Comics Prepare For 1980s Invasion

by Alex Beanon July 12, 2013
Five memorable NBC television series from the 1980s will see new life in digital comic form as Lion Forge Comics has partnered with NBCUniversal to bring back “Saved By The Bell”, “Knight Rider”, “Airwolf”, “Punky Brewster” along with Detectives Crockett and Tubbs and Crockett’s white Ferrari Testarossa in “Miami Vice”. All but “Airwolf” were originally […]
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Being Blackbeard

by Alex Beanon March 12, 2013
Hugh Laurie passed Edward Teach – aka Blackbeard – to John Malkovich and it will be Malkovich who will play the infamous pirate in the new 10-episode NBC television adventure drama “Crossbones”. Malkovich will play Blackbeard in 1715 based in the Bahamanian island of New Providence where Blackbeard has control of a pirate’s paradise of […]