The highly anticipated Constantine animated series finally has a premiere date. The web series, which will premiere on CW Seed, will come online from March 24. The same day the series will host a panel at WonderCon.
Matt Ryan returns to voice the character for the animated series. It has recently been confirmed that he will return to Legends of Tomorrow for the fifteenth and season finale of the current season.
Here’s the press release for the WonderCon panel:
Constantine World Premiere Screening — A WonderCon Anaheim exclusive! Don’t miss the world premiere screening of the first episodes of the animated Constantine series for CW Seed! This new series from Blue Ribbon Content and Warner Bros. Animation 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. Constantine is executive produced by David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight trilogy, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Constantine, Krypton), Greg Berlanti (The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl, Black Lightning), and Sarah Schechter (Blindspot, Riverdale, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning). Join series star Matt Ryan, plus series writer J.M. DeMatteis (Justice League Dark, Batman vs. Robin) and Blue Ribbon Content & Warner Bros. Animation’s Peter Girardi for a Q&A session after the screening. The first season of Constantine begins streaming March 24 at http://www.cwseed.com.
Constantine the animated series is produced by David S. Goyer, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter. The series is written by J.M. DeMatteis and directed by Doug Murphy. The series will premier sometime in 2018.
ComicBook.com are today also reporting that Matt Ryan will be reprising his role in live action for an episode of Legends of Tomorrow! As yet we don’t know how or when the character will come in to contact with the Legends but it’s sure to be a highlight of the third season. Fans will remember that Matt Ryan made an explosive return to the role in a fifth season episode of Arrow.
The continued investment in his portrayal of the character continues to build hopes of a continuation for the cancelled series.