Promising words or portent of impending doom for the fledgeling DC Comics adaptation?! U DECIDE!
At the Television Critics Association press tour, IGN reporter Eric Goldman asked NBC Chairman Robert Greenblatt about the upcoming Constantine TV series (script written by David Goyer and Daniel Cerone). Greenblatt replied:
I don’t know the DC comic very well, but there is dark, interesting stuff in it, but it’s also got some witty banter. It’s a fun tone, although the supernatural stuff is scary.
We would point out that "I don't know the comic very well" isn't a great starting point for adapting a beloved comic book series, but that handicap hasn't stopped DC Comics from producing an entire line of monthly comics, so what do we know? Still no word on whether the show will adapt the Hellblazer or Nu52 Constantine version of the character, but at least we can rest assured that the supernatural "stuff" will be "scary."
Greenblatt also mentioned that it would be difficult for the show to crossover with DC shows on other networks, though he stopped short of outright dismissing the idea that Constantine will take place in the same universe as Arrow.
Support our sponsors:
We get it. You don't feel like signing up for an Outhouse account, even though it's FREE and EASY! That's okay. You can comment with your Facebook account below and we'll take care of adding it to the stream above. But you really should consider getting a full Outhouse account, which will allow you to quote posts, choose an avatar and sig, and comment on our forums too. If that sounds good to you, sign up for an Outhouse account by clicking here.
Note: while you are welcome to speak your mind freely on any topic, we do ask that you keep discussion civil between each other. Nasty personal attacks against other commenters is strongly discouraged. Thanks!
About the Author - Jude Terror
Jude Terror is the Webmaster Supreme of The Outhouse and a sarcastic ace reporter dedicated to delivering irreverent comics and entertainment news to The Outhouse's dozens of loyal readers. Driven by a quest for vengeance, Jude Terror taught himself to program and joined The Outhouse. He instantly began working toward his goal of forcing the internet comics community to take itself less seriously and failing miserably. Ironically, our webmaster, whose website skills know no end, has very little understanding of social networks or how they work. Regardless, you can find him on Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr, but would probably have the most luck just emailing him.
More articles from Jude Terror