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NBC has found their John Constantine for their television adaptation of the DC comic, and it's Matt Ryan. No, not "Matty Ice," the quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons. This Matt Ryan is a Welsh actor, probably best known for playing Mick Rawson in television's Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior and for voicing Edward Kenway in the video game Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. The actor has also appeared in several movies, such as Layer Cake, Flypaper, and »
- Jesse Giroux
(Cbr) It looks like NBC may have filled a certain occult anti-hero's trenchcoat. According to The Hollywood Reporter, NBC is close to casting Matt Ryan as the title character in "Constantine," a Warner Bros. Television drama based on DC Comics' John Constantine. Ryan, who is originally from Wales, has previously appeared in such films as "Layer Cake," "Armistice" and "Flypaper," as well as the TV shows "The Tudors," "Criminal Minds" and its spinoff, "Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior." He also voiced the lead character Edward Kenway in the video game "Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag." According to THR, Daniel Cerone ("Dexter") will pen »
- JK Parkin, Comic Book Resources
Ryan would play the blond, working-class British occult detective John Constantine, a man who "struggles with his faith as he is haunted by the sins of his past and is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness."
In the series Liv, the daughter of a late friend, is targeted by demons. Constantine steps in to save her and the two form an alliance.
- Garth Franklin
Interview Simon Brew 7 Feb 2014 - 07:17
Simon talks to the director of Mr Peabody & Sherman about child actors, straight to video sequels, and animation vs live action
Since he co-directed The Lion King, Rob Minkoff hasn't made a full-on animated film since. He mixed animation with live action in a pair of Stuart Little movies (setting off a bit of a trend there), and went on to tackle The Haunted Mansion, The Forbidden Kingdom, and Flypaper amongst others.
Mr Peabody & Sherman brings him back to animation though, and he spared us some time to chat about. What's more, he talked too about the time he was offered the director's chair on Who Framed Roger Rabbit 2. Here's how our chat went...
If I've got this right, then this one's been on your plate for a decade, if not more than that. At one stage it was said to have a live action element to it. »
4 items from 2014
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