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Constantine Tries To Save His Own TV Show In Bizarre Claymation Short

The future of the Constantine TV series looks pretty bleak, but supernatural detective/exorcist John Constantine isn't waiting around to be canceled. He's decided to hunt for his own missing showrunners in this silly, surreal claymated short titled "John Con Noir."

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As weird as it is, this thing is technically official — that's Matt Ryan doing Constantine's voice, of course, and it was released on DC's official YouTube channel — despite looking... well, let's just say "rough." Still, I suppose DC can afford to have a sense of humor about Constantine's probable cancelation given all the other shows they have on the air.

Still, I'll be bummed if Constantine ends. It wasn't great, but it was a solid, fun, Friday night show, and Matt Ryan did a damned fine Constantine. Maybe some other smaller channel desperate for a comic book-based series could pick it up? Surely it can't be that expensive, and a network that would let Constantine smoke, swear and basically be as awful as he's supposed to be could very well find a sudden hit on their hands.

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[Via Comic Book Movie]

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thebluesands
TheBlueSands

I'd admit I only watched one episode of the show and though that clay-mation short was cute, I'm pretty glad it's going off the air. I wasn't dark or scary enough to be like Constantine that I know.

That and the idea that felt the need to make him straight is disgusting and pretty much shouts, "we don't want bi people only TV" which is awful.