Constantine returns! This time in animated form. CW Seed has released the first poster for its upcoming series, which will again star Matt Ryan as (the voice of) John Constantine. The series will join The Ray and Vixen as part of CW Seed’s lineup of animated genre series. For those not familiar with the platform, it’s a free streaming site that houses not only episodes of classic TV series, but also a bevy of new, original content.
Constantine ran in live action form on NBC for one season (2014-2015), and fans have been clamoring for a return ever since. Ryan appeared as the character again in the fourth season of Arrow, which then introduced him into the Arrow-verse. From there, it was a quick side-step to his own show on CW Seed, which could further incorporate him into that world.
Check out the full synopsis and the poster below.
This all-new animated series from Warner Bros. Animation and Blue Ribbon Content follows DC’s popular comic book character John Constantine (voiced by the live action series star Matt Ryan), a seasoned demon hunter and master of the occult. Armed with an arcane knowledge of the dark arts and a wicked wit, he fights the good fight. With his soul already damned to hell, he’ll do whatever it takes to protect the innocent. With the balance of good and evil on the line, Constantine uses his skills to face the supernatural terrors that threaten our world and send them back where they belong. After that, who knows… maybe there’s hope for him and his soul after all.
Executive produced by David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight trilogy, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Constantine [live action series]. upcoming Krypton), Greg Berlanti (The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl), and Sarah Schechter (Blindspot, Riverdale, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow), the series, which will premiere on CW Seed in early 2018, is produced by Butch Lukic (Justice League Action, Batman Unlimited), written by J.M. DeMatteis (Justice League Dark, Batman vs. Robin) and directed by Doug Murphy (Justice League Action, Young Justice).