David S. Goyer

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Why TV is Looking to the Big Screen For New Ideas

In Hollywood, familiarity breeds content. That's been especially true in recent weeks as TV writers and executives raid film libraries, looking to adapt movies into primetime series.

Among projects now in development: CBS' take on the Jackie Chan/Chris Tucker buddy-cop comedy Rush Hour (this time from Cougar Town's Bill Lawrence) and a comedy based on Paul Weitz's 2004 feature In Good Company. NBC is rebooting two comedies, Real Genius and Problem Child, as well as creating a sequel to Marley & Me.

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Weekend TV: Constantine, Tony and Gaga Cheek to Cheek, Death Comes to Pemberley

"All trench coat and arrogance" is how John Constantine describes his roguish, demon-fighting self. His business card reads "Exorcist, Demonologist and Master of the Dark Arts," though he cautions "petty dabbler" may be closer to the mark, as "I hate to put on airs." Wielding his jaded, sardonic attitude as a shield to cloak him from the worst the netherworld has to offer, the wearily witty Constantine (as embodied by the appealingly droll Welsh actor Matt Ryan) is one ...read more

DC Comics Brings a New Hero to Television in Constantine

There's one true antihero in DC Comics' colorful TV invasion, a scruffy blond British bloke rocking a trench coat.

Like the stars of Arrow, Gotham, and The Flash, the conjurer-cum-demon hunter at the center of NBC's scary new supernatural thriller Constantine saves the world a lot. But unlike his genre peers, the hard-drinking, chain-smoking John Constantine relies on his wits and cunning and is willing to sacrifice friends and lovers when he deems it necessary. Sometimes it's for a greater good; sometimes it's just to survive. "He's a jerk whose actions are...read more

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Coming Up: The Devil Inside
To Hell and Back: Danse Vaudou
Man of Steel - Trailer 4
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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
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Man of Steel (2013)
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A Feast of Friends
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The Devil's Vinyl
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The Darkness Beneath
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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Constantine TV Show Series, Creator
2014 Constantine TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2013 Da Vinci's Demons TV Show Series, Creator
2013 Da Vinci's Demons TV Show Series, Writer
2013 Da Vinci's Demons TV Show Series, Executive Producer

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Telenovela Star Angelica Celaya Cast as Zed on Constantine

Constantine has found its leading lady!

Telenovela star Angélica Celaya has joined the cast as comic book character Zed, executive producers David Goyer and Daniel Cerone announced at the Television Critics Association's fall previews on Sunday.

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Based on the popular comic book series HellblazerConstantine stars Matt Ryan (Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior) as... read more

Constantine Shakeup: True Blood's Lucy Griffiths Exits

True Blood alum Lucy Griffiths has exited NBC's upcoming comic book drama Constantine, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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VIDEO: Your First Look at NBC’s New Casey Wilson Comedy, the Comic Book Series Constantine

NBC has released trailers for its new fall series, including Marry Me, starring Casey Wilson, and Constantine, based on the Hellblazer comics. Check them out below.

Based on the popular comic book series HellblazerConstantine stars Matt Ryan as the titular demon hunter and master of the occult. He struggles with his faith as he is haunted by the sins of his past, but he is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness... read more

NBC Orders DC Comics' Constantine, Debra Messing's Mysteries of Laura and More

NBC has given series orders to DC Comics drama Constantine, Debra Messing cop dramedy The Mysteries of Laura, rom-com A to Z, NASA comedy Mission Control, Kate Walsh's Bad Judge and midseason entry One Big Happy, TVGuide.com has learned.

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First Look: Check Out Matt Ryan as John Constantine in NBC's Constantine

Comic book fans, meet the new John Constantine.

On Thursday, NBC released a first-look photo of Matt Ryan as the occult detective in the network's upcoming pilot Constantine. In the photo, Ryan's wearing a rumpled shirt, a tie and a trench coat.

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