NBC has cast their Constantine (Matt Ryan) for the pilot, now we have three more for the series. Lucy Griffith (True Blood) has been cast as the female lead for the pilot. Now Harold Perrineau (Lost) and Charles Halford (True Detective) have also been cast for the series.
Griffith’s character, Liv, discovers she has supernatural abilities, which makes her an ideal companion for Constantine. Perrineau plays Manny, an authoritative angel that has the duty of keeping watch over Constantine. He will also be able to leap in and out of bodies when it is needed. Halford will play Chas, Constantine’s nearest and dearest, who will be discovering whether or not he has abilities too.
Synopsis: “Constantine centers on John Constantine (Ryan), an enigmatic and irreverent con man-turned-reluctant supernatural detective who is thrust into the role of defending us against dark forces from beyond. When Liv (Griffiths), the daughter of a late friend, is targeted by demons, Constantine steps in to save her”.
Constantine is being written by The Mentalist’s executive producer Daniel Cerone. David S. Goyer (Man of Steel) is co-writing the script. WillConstantine be able to survive the pilot? Sound off below Maniacs!