Tonight’s Constantine “A Feast of Friends” finds John visited by Gary Lester, an old friend wreaking havoc in Atlanta when he unleashes a dark force. John is once again thrown into the middle of a battle of good versus evil forcing him to decide how far he’s willing to go to win this fight.
Executive Producers David S. Goyer and Daniel Cerone took some time to chat about the seasons ever evolving landscape of characters, clear up whether or not Chas is actually immortal and drop a few goodies about the rest of Constantine’s first season.
John Constantine is a bit of a tosser – he’s arrogant, sarcastic and tormented. His soul damned to Hell for overreaching and failing to save a young girl, he needs redemption more than most. When an old friend’s daughter is targeted by a demon from the Inner Circle, Constantine – prompted by an angel who goes by the name of Manny – attempts to make good on a promise to protect her.
Like the character, Constantine (NBC, Fridays, 10/9C) is a series that’s a bit conflicted. While it tries to capture the essence of the character, it also has to live on network television. It works more often than not – and shows promise for the future as a companion series to NBC’s surprisingly long-lived cult hit, Grimm.