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Matt Ryan Talks the Future of Constantine; Moving to Syfy?

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There’s one episode to go of the show that NBC seemingly couldn’t give a shit about, “Constantine,” and its star, Matt Ryan, recently sat down with ComicBook.com to talk about what story arcs from the comics he’d like to dive into, his hopes for Season 2, and much more:

My favorite arc from the comics is the “Dangerous Habits” arc, and I don’t think that would be Season Two; I think that would be further down the line, but that’s something that I would really love to get to. It’s my favorite run of the comics.

I also love, and what could be a possibility for Season Two I think, is the “Family Man” arc. What I like about that is it’s not John dealing with demons and devils; it’s him dealing with human beings, and I think that’s a very interesting place for John. I think there’s actually a line in the comic where he says, “Demons, devils I’m fine with, but the real life, the real problems that human beings have…

I think that’s quite an interesting storyline that could be done over a few episodes or something, you know? That’s something I’d like to explore as well. I mean, there’s so much there, man. That’s the great thing about this job, this gig, and the source material. There’s so much there that every time you pick up a comic, you’re thinking about how well it can be translated to screen.

Related Story: Image Gallery for Constantine Episode 1.13 – Waiting for the Man

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I think we’re actually just skimming the surface. That’s the great thing about it. The source material… there’s so much we can do with it, and the potential is so huge. So we hope as well that we get a second season, and we can continue to do that.

Recently Guillermo del Toro announced that his Justice League Dark Legacy film would feature the Constantine character. Would Ryan be up for going from the small screen to the grand stage?

Honestly, I don’t really pay that much attention to it. I try to just be in the moment to take what’s right in front of me. Obviously there’s talk of a movie and stuff, and those are all interesting things, but I try not to think too far ahead, really. Especially in this business, you can’t endgame too much. You have to focus on the work and try to enjoy yourself.

There have been rumblings that the series could possibly move to Syfy for a second season with the title “Hellblazer,” though showrunner Daniel Cerone hasn’t given any indication that the move is happening, stating that those kinds of decisions, if they’re being made, are being made above his pay grade in the NBC Universal office suites so we’ll have to wait for a confirmation.

In any event, if, like us, you’re hoping there’ll be a second season of the show, be sure to join the #SaveConstantine campaign on social media and let the network know.

“Constantine” Season Finale Episode 1.13 – “Waiting for the Man” (2/13/15; 8-9pm)
A YOUNG GIRL’S ABDUCTION REUNITES JOHN AND JIM CORRIGAN – John (Matt Ryan) and Zed (Angélica Celaya) return to New Orleans when Detective Jim Corrigan (guest star Emmett Scanlan) asks for their help in the case of a missing girl.

Papa Midnite (guest star Michael James Shaw) takes steps toward exacting his revenge on John. Meanwhile, the truth behind the Rising Darkness comes to light. Harold Perrineau also stars.

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George A. Romero’s Daughter, Tina, Wrote a Script For Queens of the Dead

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The loss last year of director George A. Romero was a huge blow to the horror community, as well as the filmmaking community at large. The passing of the man responsible for creating the modern day zombie and whose work influenced “The Walking Dead”, Dead Alive, 28 Days Later, and Jordan Peele’s Get Out was felt far and wide but we take solace knowing that his work and legacy will live on forever.

Something that brings a smile to my face is hearing that his daughter, Tina, who DJ’s under the name DJ TRx, has written a screenplay for a zombie film that is called Queens of the Dead. And yes, it’s very gay! Romero has not only written the script but also plans on directing the film herself.

Romero tells The Saunder Blog about the film, saying, “Queens of the Dead is a fusion of two huge parts of my world: zombies and Gay nightlife. It’s a tribute to my father as well as my entrée into the genre he grandfathered. I can’t say too much yet, but what I can tell you is that this film will have all the hallmarks of a George A. Romero classic: farce, politics, heroes, assholes, and most importantly, herds of silly and slow moving walkers that you can’t help but love. But I’m doing it Tina-style, and bringing the glitter, choreography, queers & queens.

Romero’s father always brought some sort of social message into his work, so to hear that she will continue that tradition is inspiring, especially since it comes on a topic that is so discussed and topical.

If you want to read more about Romero and her DJ career, click on the link above.

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The Housemaid Haunts a New Trailer

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Here’s the thing… if we had the choice between cleaning up our own house or being haunted by a vengeful spectral servant of sorts, well… just hand us a friggin’ mop, wouldja already? Still, in the case of The Housemaid, it looks like nothing is gonna stop her from sensing shivers! Dig on this new trailer.

Derek Nguyen directs the flick, which stars Kate Nhung, Jean-Michel Richaud, Kim Xuan, Svitlana Kovalenko, and Rosie Fellner. Look for IFC Midnight’s release of The Housemaid coming to select theaters, VOD, and via Digital platforms in the U.S. on February 16, 2018.

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A forbidden passion awakens vengeful spirits within a haunted mansion in this bloodcurdling, erotic tour-de-force.

Vietnam, 1953: Linh (Nhung Kate), a poor, orphaned young woman, finds employment as a housemaid in a crumbling rubber plantation presided over by the emotionally fragile French officer Sebastien Laurent (Jean-Michel Richaud). Soon, a torrid love affair develops between the two – a taboo romance that rouses the ghost of Laurent’s dead wife, who won’t rest until blood flows.

Submerged in moody Gothic atmosphere, this stylish supernatural saga confronts the dark shadows of Vietnam’s colonial past while delivering heart-stopping scares.

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The Executioners Knock on the Wrong Door! Get Axed!

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Ever since Funny Games I’ve been kind of soured on home invasion flicks. There have been some great ones, but seeing an entire family cower before two white-gloved youths proved a bit too unbelievable for me. I wanted to see the family fight back.

One thing’s for sure: Judging by the cover of The Executioners, someone has picked a feisty group of folks to pick on. Interest piqued.

Directed and written by Giorgio Serafini, the film stars Jemma Dallender, Natalie Burn, Rachel Rosenstein, and Justin Fischer. Look for the flick to be arriving on DVD, Digital, and On Demand March 27th from Lionsgate.

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When four friends go on a retreat to a secluded lakeside cabin, they soon realize they’re not alone. Masked intruders try to take them hostage, but as they fight back, the friends get a taste for something more than the will to survive. Will their fate be as victim or executioner?

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