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Posted by inferiorego (22764 posts) - - Show Bio

On Fridays, this fall, NBC is launching the long-awaited new series Constantine, based off the hit Vertigo comic. Here's a full, 3 minute trailer for the upcoming series.

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It seems like the only thing missing from this trailer is Papa Midnite. One thing is for sure, they're going to give this show a creepy, horror vibe, and many fans will truly appreciate that Constantine is being played by a Brit.

What do you guys think about the upcoming series? Will you watch it?

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#1 Edited by dbullo22 (26 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes sir that looks amazing

#2 Posted by Wardishy (1107 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm not as familiar with Constantine as some, but I'm still looking forward to this series.

Also @g_man; I saw another clip this morning where he pronounces his own name. It's "Constan-TEEN". Thought you might be interested. :)

#3 Posted by ScarletBatman (373 posts) - - Show Bio

I never imagined they would make something that look so right.

I will miss the cigarettes though. Beggars can't be choosers I suppose.

#4 Edited by 2cool4fun (1914 posts) - - Show Bio

That looks good But I have 1 important complain that if I am wrong my turn it to amazing.

My problem is that Constantine looks like he gives a f**k, and I don't really sense that snarky douchebag in him, but then again this is a 3 minute trailer, so I could be wrong.

#5 Posted by Cloudguy (931 posts) - - Show Bio

Cant wait to watch this

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#6 Edited by Jonny_Anonymous (40270 posts) - - Show Bio

@wardishy said:

I'm not as familiar with Constantine as some, but I'm still looking forward to this series.

Also @g_man; I saw another clip this morning where he pronounces his own name. It's "Constan-TEEN". Thought you might be interested. :)

Yea that pronunciation is wrong

#7 Edited by Wolverine08 (48090 posts) - - Show Bio

Yikes, looking good.

#8 Posted by Nahuel (392 posts) - - Show Bio

This looks so right!

Also, why he can't be shown smoking? Is there a law that forbids it on TV shows?

#9 Edited by 2cool4fun (1914 posts) - - Show Bio

@nahuel: I think TV's have to restrict smoking scenes, and having a main character smoke is not really restricting it.

#10 Posted by Plogty (20 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow, I'm really impressed by the upcoming DC shows. I'm happy that DC might be able to exist well on TV!

#11 Posted by Nahuel (392 posts) - - Show Bio

@2cool4fun: Thanks for the clarification. Hope they at least insinuate he smokes (a lot) so we see him struggling with cancer...

#12 Posted by Billy Batson (59220 posts) - - Show Bio

The second clip crushed any hope for it being good.

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#13 Posted by Fallschirmjager (19739 posts) - - Show Bio

The second clip crushed any hope for it being good.

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<_<...

there's always Preacher?

#14 Posted by The Impersonator (6672 posts) - - Show Bio

This show will get smoked out since there's no smoking. =P

#15 Posted by Billy Batson (59220 posts) - - Show Bio

@billy_batson said:

The second clip crushed any hope for it being good.

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there's always Preacher?

I'll still give it a try.

But about Preacher...Seth Rogen.

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#16 Posted by manwithoutshame (659 posts) - - Show Bio

This seems promising, but the voice seems a bit off. Hopefully Constantine won't growl every line of dialogue...

#17 Posted by StMichalofWilson (4811 posts) - - Show Bio

How much you wanna bet NBC is going to cancel it later on? They've been doing a good job so far. Anyways this looks interesting

#18 Posted by Fallschirmjager (19739 posts) - - Show Bio

@fallschirmjager said:
@billy_batson said:

The second clip crushed any hope for it being good.

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there's always Preacher?

I'll still give it a try.

But about Preacher...Seth Rogen.

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...but AMC?

#19 Posted by _Linea_11 (29 posts) - - Show Bio

Pure crap

#20 Posted by MideonNViscera (406 posts) - - Show Bio

No way could this ever be dark enough to work.

#21 Posted by those_eyes (11292 posts) - - Show Bio

Meh! Keanu played the part better IMO.

#22 Edited by judasnixon (8503 posts) - - Show Bio

Three things I would like to see in the first season.....

1. The female lead dies, because all of John's friends get killed.

2. He goes back to london.

3. As the season goes on his coat gets dirtier and more worn out....

#23 Posted by Billy Batson (59220 posts) - - Show Bio

Meh! Keanu played the part better IMO.

Are you serious? There's one trailer and a 1,5 minute long clip. How can you even judge?
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#24 Posted by Billy Batson (59220 posts) - - Show Bio

Three things I would like to see in the first season.....

1. The female lead dies, because all of John's friends get killed.

2. He goes back to london.

3. As the season goes on his coat gets dirtier and more worn out....

Yes to all of these...also because the actress doesn't seem to act well...

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#25 Posted by inferiorego (22764 posts) - - Show Bio

@those_eyes said:

Meh! Keanu played the part better IMO.

Are you serious? There's one trailer and a 1,5 minute long clip. How can you even judge?
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He's probably from the future and saw the whole series!

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#26 Posted by flameboy298 (2418 posts) - - Show Bio

I thought the pronounciation of his last name was "Constan-tiiine" not "Constan-teen" or am I wrong

#27 Posted by Z3RO180 (7766 posts) - - Show Bio

Edward Kenway - Pirate, Assassins, badass now Paranormal investigator

#28 Posted by Billy Batson (59220 posts) - - Show Bio

I thought the pronounciation of his last name was "Constan-tiiine" not "Constan-teen" or am I wrong

You're right, they just couldn't get the name right the second time either.

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#29 Posted by flameboy298 (2418 posts) - - Show Bio

@billy_batson: I know this is nitpicking but thats gonna be abit annoying to hear throughout the series -_-

#30 Posted by Billy Batson (59220 posts) - - Show Bio

@billy_batson: I know this is nitpicking but thats gonna be abit annoying to hear throughout the series -_-

I don't see it as nitpicking. It's his name ffs. How can they not get it right?

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#31 Posted by those_eyes (11292 posts) - - Show Bio

@inferiorego: @billy_batson: They showed enough clip to where you get a feel for how he will be. Just seems like this version is too soft and acts like he cares too much.

#32 Posted by CantDance93 (365 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks good!

#33 Edited by JonSmith (4217 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm... intrigued. Blonde, smarta**, Constantine is a good start. Still need to see whether or not he's a lying, backstabbing, scoundrel more evil than some of the demons he faces. I doubt it, given from what I've seen thus far, but there's always room for a character to stop giving a f***. And if the crux of the series is Constantine TRYING to be a better person in spite of his previous lying, backstabbing, scoundrel ways in order to win back his soul, only to keep falling back into old habits...

I'd be onboard with that. And given that the trailer shows him checking himself into an asylum, immediately walking away from a possessed girl before realizing he should go fix it, and selling his soul and another girls... I'd say there's a good chance that might be the way they're going.

... I just really hope that girl he stopped with a taxi isn't supposed to be Zatanna.

#34 Edited by Billy Batson (59220 posts) - - Show Bio

@jonsmith said:

... I just really hope that girl he stopped with a taxi isn't supposed to be Zatanna.

I hope she doesn't appear at all :)
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#35 Posted by JonSmith (4217 posts) - - Show Bio

I hope she doesn't appear at all :)
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I dunno, man... Girl just discovering magic abilities, her mysterious father disappeared for reasons unknown, Constantine knew said father, and has an interest in protecting her...? Sounds like what they might try to make Zatanna into.

#36 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (40270 posts) - - Show Bio

@flameboy298 said:

@billy_batson: I know this is nitpicking but thats gonna be abit annoying to hear throughout the series -_-

I don't see it as nitpicking. It's his name ffs. How can they not get it right?

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Yea, I mean it's really not that hard.

#39 Posted by TheCheeseStabber (8195 posts) - - Show Bio

That looks good But I have 1 important complain that if I am wrong my turn it to amazing.

My problem is that Constantine looks like he gives a f**k, and I don't really sense that snarky douchebag in him, but then again this is a 3 minute trailer, so I could be wrong.

Thank you! Thats my problem with it as well

#40 Posted by _Linea_11 (29 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks really good. I got a "Supernatural" vibe from it and the lead seems pretty cool as Constantine.

I really love Supernatural but Hellblazer is not Spn. That's the problem.

#41 Posted by Kal'smahboi (3817 posts) - - Show Bio

I think this looks great so far. The only thing that's missing in the trailer is his "cleverness" and wit but that's hard to convey in one shot and doesn't really bring in viewers. I hope they write the character well. Seems pretty spot on otherwise :)

#42 Posted by TheManInTheShoe (3996 posts) - - Show Bio

Hm, might check it out.

#43 Posted by Jphu8414 (4041 posts) - - Show Bio

Man Matt Ryan looks like he's really going to nail down his part as John Constantine

#44 Posted by Skit (3935 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm surprisingly impressed. My only complaint would be his voice, but I can get over that.

@billy_batson Second clip?

#45 Posted by laabitres (546 posts) - - Show Bio

i hope it doesnt get cancelled

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#47 Posted by AllStarSuperman (27248 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll give this a watch, doesn't look like my cup of tea though.

#48 Posted by bigsoto74 (231 posts) - - Show Bio

Marvel got the movies and DC has the TV shows.

#49 Edited by bob808 (6843 posts) - - Show Bio

amazing

#50 Edited by greenarrowfan12 (709 posts) - - Show Bio
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