"Constantine" Animated Series News & Discussion Thread, Part 1 (Spoilers)

Discussion in 'The DC Comics Animation Forum' started by RoyalRubble, Jan 8, 2017.

  1. 2010GT4.6V8

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    when can one view this series or is it available yet?
     
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  2. Yojimbo

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    1/6: It'll be on the CW Seed website like Vixen and The Ray. No solid date yet, just 'early 2018'.

    1/10: EVP Peter Girardi teased it will be darker than the TV show and be closer to the comics.
     
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    I imagine there's probably a lot more they can get away with on the CWSeed then they were on cable...maybe they'll even more directly show John's bisexuality ;)?
     
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    Perhaps, from the trailer, we at least know the violence level is more brutal. More blood and guts, bodies torn apart, decapitating, etc.
     
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    So about what you would expect from a DC Animated Feature movie :p.
     
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  6. RoyalRubble

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    Another interview with Peter Girardi. The series will be based on the "All His Engines" graphic novel, and is slated for release in the spring.

    Side-note, but apparently the back half of Freedom Fighters: The Ray Season One is still in production according to the article.
     
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    I guess that explains why they haven't released it yet :sweat:.
     
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    I wonder how much extra footage there will be for The Ray for it's DVD release :)?
     
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    Vixen: The Movie has 15 extra minutes. Bourassa guessed 70 minutes for The Ray -- the first 6 episodes were about 29:40 total so we guess that for the back half -- around 10 minutes of extra footage. If DeMatteis is correct, Constantine will have the most extra footage of the 3 titles.
     
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    It's not much, but in this interview with Rick Haskins (CW’s Executive Vice President, Marketing and Digital Programs), he mentions the show will probably launch in the second or third quarter of 2018. It's in the 6th paragraph.
     
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  12. AnotherRandomGuy

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    I'm not the biggest Vixen fan, because frankly that series was wasted potential.
    That said, all this looks very promising and where that potential went.

    Maybe I'm being a too optimistic and unrealistic, but this has potential to be the Batman TAS of the current age.

    ....Though being an "app exclusive" is worrisome
     
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    Matt Ryan did voice work on it 'a long time ago' last year and is going back to record in the next couple weeks to finish up.
     
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    The dynamics of voice work...I guess his next recording will probably be for the second half ;)?
     
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