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Matt Ryan’s Constantine may finally be getting his own series again

February 27th, 2019 by Marc Comments

It looks like after all this time, the Constantine fans may finally get what they want.

Oh, Constantine, what an eventful history you’ve had on the small screen.

Originally created in 2015 on NBC, the Constantine, starring Matt Ryan in the titular role, series started well but sadly was never renewed and ended on a rather big cliffhanger.

In stepped The CW, who were still building the Arrowverse into the behemoth it has since become and for a while it looked like they would pick up Constantine and make him at home with Arrow, Flash and Legends of Tomorrow.

Alas, despite a massive #SaveConstantine campaign by the fans – ourselves included – the character’s fate was not to be a new series… but he did make his way into a few episodes of Arrow and this only last year became a permanent part of the Legends of Tomorrow team. And he got his own spin-off animated web series come animated movie, City of Demons which started out as part of the Arrowverse but them became part of the DC Animated universe instead.

But now, it seems, he may have bigger things ahead of him.

As the devil himself knows, you just can’t keep John Constantine down.

But now word on the nerd vine is that Warners want a new Constantine series… and they want Ryan to stay on as the supernatural detective/anti-hero.

Now, as of yet, very little is known beyond what we just reported… but there is rumbling that Constantine may be moving out of The CW on over to DC Universe, the streaming service that has brought us the brilliant Titans and Doom Patrol, with Star Girl and Swamp Thing on the way.

Honestly, as much as we love seeing Ryan Back on our screens in Legends of Tomorrow, his character feels heavily diluted down compared to the world he started off in which on NBC was darker and more adult-oriented. Even Arrow felt like a more comfortable fit for him.

That said, with Batwoman heading to The Arrowverse and Black Lightning really coming into its own this season, perhaps The CW would be a comfortable home for Ryan as Contantine.

This is great news but please, whoever picks it up, can we get the cliffhanger from the original 2015 show tied up?

What say you all?

Source: WeGotThisCovered

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….