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Syfy Developing Superman Prequel Series Krypton

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You know what's missing from Superman? More stories about his grandfather. That's what Syfy apparently thinks, at least. The network is currently developing a one-hour prequel drama called Krypton about the Grandfather of Steel, it announced Monday.

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Why TV is Looking to the Big Screen For New Ideas

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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

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"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

Matt Ryan

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

Telenovela Star Angelica Celaya Cast as Zed on Constantine

Matt Ryan

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Exclusive Da Vinci's Demons Season 2 Sneak Peek: "Same Genius. New World!"

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"Same genius. New world."

When Starz's Da Vinci's Demons returns, Leonardo (Tom Riley) must push the limits of his mind and body to defend the city of Florence from the forces of Rome. But Da Vinci's quest to uncover the secret history of his mother will also take him to new lands where he's forced to reevaluate everything he knew about the world and his own history.

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