For Constantine fans, March is the month they've been waiting for -- Warner Bros. Television has officially announced the animated series starring the fan-favorite character will debut March 24 on streaming service CW Seed. That same day, the show will be the subject of a panel at the WonderCon comic convention in Anaheim, California, featuring series star Matt Ryan, writer J.M. DeMatteis and Blue Ribbon Content & Warner Bros. Animation exec Peter Girardi.
The Constantine animated series is a continuation of the live-action series that ran on NBC from 2014 to 2015, also starring Ryan. Following Ryan's subsequent appearances as Constantine on Arrow and DC's Legends of Tomorrow, the series is also set in the shared continuity of the Arowverse. DeMatteis, well known to comic book fans for his work on Justice League International and various Spider-Man series among many other high-profile projects, wrote the series.
Adding to the busy month, Ryan is slated to appear in the flesh as Constantine on the March 15 episode of Legends of Tomorrow, before returning for the show's third season finale.
Here's the official description of the panel, which takes place 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on March 24 in room North 200A at the Anaheim Convention Center:
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.
Warner Bros. Television series Krypton, Black Lightning, Teen Titans Go!, Unikitty! and The 100 will also get a spotlight with panels and WonderCon.
WonderCon Anaheim takes place from March 23 to March 25.