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Constantine Returning to TV, This Time With Bisexuality Intact

Constantine Returning to TV, This Time With Bisexuality Intact

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Light up a cigarette, because this is going to be good. 

Having been through hell and back, it should be no problem for John Constantine to come back from the death that accompanies a TV series' cancellation after a single season.

Fans of the comic book version of Constantine will finally get to see a truer version of the DC character, when he's brought back from the proverbial dead for a guest appearance in an upcoming Legends of Tomorrow, which takes place in the same universe as Constantine.

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During the release of the show, NBC came under fire for ignoring parts of Constantine's canonical character, including his bisexuality. "Within this tome of three decades [of comics] there might have been one or two issues where he's seen getting out of bed with a man," said executive producer of the failed show Daniel Cerone. "So [maybe] 20 years from now?"

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Now that he's under the DC umbrella at The CW, Constantine, who will be reprised by actor Matt Ryan, will be a much more recognizable version of himself. "As for the character of Constantine," said Legends of Tomorrow EP Phil Klemmer to The Hollywood Reporter, "we knew that an alienated, chain-smoking, bisexual, world-weary demonologist would feel right at home among our Legends." Ryan will make his reappearance as Constantine in episode 310--consider us ready to take a long drag of our cigarette.

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