Hey! I... I recognize that guy! That's John Constantine, noted magician/asshole! This firsty official photo of Matt Ryan as the titular character is some major proof that the NBC pilot is looking to stay close to the comic's roots.
Not bad, NBC — not bad at all. Casting John Constantine as a British guy who dresses like John Constantine? Pretty ballsy of you, and by "pretty ballsy" I mean "unusually competent." Unfortunately, producer David S. Goyer has said that Constantine's trademark chain-smoking may not make it to to the TV show, as networks are loathe to show such a disgusting, socially unacceptable practice. In unrelated news, Law & Order SVU once had an episode about a 12-year-old accused of raping and murdering a cancer patient. I don't think anyone smoked though, thank goodness!
Update: The first official photo is abive. The original behind-the-scenes photo, from the Slates for Sarah Facebook page, is this one:
[Via Comic Book Resources]