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NBC's 'Constantine' casts Matt Ryan: What do we hope to see?

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The onslaught of TV show adaptations of comic books continues. NBC's drama "Constantine" has cast former "Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior" star Matt Ryan in the title role of John Constantine, a master of the occult who battles demons and can view the dark underworld parallel to reality.

With so many comic-book characters popping up on TV, it's easy to see them get watered down or lose touch with what they were originally about. While The CW's "Arrow" is a beloved show among its fans, it strays from the source material on a somewhat regular basis. For example, in "Green Arrow," Oliver Queen doesn't kill people. Stephen Amell's version can't really make that claim.

With that in mind, here are a few things that really need to be present in "Constantine" to keep it honest to its roots.

Constantine will fight demons on a weekly basis, which makes sense, but....

 

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