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Warner Bros. Announces “Batman: The Animated Series,” “Reign of the Supermen,” “Constantine: City Of Demons,” More, New York Comic-Con 2018 Plans

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has provided details for select panels at New York Comic-Con, being held from October 4 – 7, 2018. Panels include a first look at Reign of the Supermen; the World Premiere and a separate panel for Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie; a celebration of Batman: The Animated Series and its upcoming remastered release on Blu-ray; and the highly-anticipated Lego DC Super-Villains videogame. Continue below for further details.

WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT CELEBRATES
BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES on BLU-RAY,
REIGN OF THE SUPERMEN
AT NEW YORK COMIC CON 2018

CONSTANTINE: CITY OF DEMONS – THE MOVIE
IN NYCC SPOTLIGHT WITH PANEL AT JAVITS CENTER &
WORLD PREMIERE AT AMC EMPIRE 25;
FREE TICKETS AVAILABLE

WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT
OPENS NYCC 2018 WITH LEGO DC SUPER-VILLAINS

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) bring four action-packed panels to New York Comic Con (October 4 – 7, 2018), including an NYCC-exclusive first look at the latest DC Universe Movie, Reign of the Supermen; the World Premiere and a separate panel for Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie; a star-studded celebration of Batman: The Animated Series and its upcoming remastered release on Blu-ray; and the highly-anticipated LEGO DC Super-Villains videogame.

Presentations will spotlight never-before-seen footage, discussions with film/game talent, and exclusive prizes for inquisitive fans. All four of the WBHE and WBIE panels will be held on NYCC’s Main Stage at the Javits Convention.

In addition, WBHE will host the World Premiere of Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie in a special screening on Thursday, October 4 at 7:00pm at the AMC Empire 25 (234 West 42nd Street, New York). The 90-minute film is rated R – no one under the age of 18 will be admitted without an accompanying parent or guardian.

Fans wishing to receive free tickets to the special screening of Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie must RSVP via email to ConstantineNYCC@gmail.com. Ticket requests will be fulfilled on a “first come, first served” basis, and fans will be notified via email by Monday, October 1.

The body of all fan RSVP emails MUST include the name of the entrant, number of tickets being requested (limit four per entry), and valid email address (written in the body of the email). Please enter only once, and do not enter if you can not attend. This is an example of exactly how the body of the RSVP email should appear:

John Constantine
2 tickets
Hellblazer@gmail.com

Here’s a breakdown of the panels – and confirmed talent to date – appearing at New York Comic Con:

Thursday, October 4
12:45-1:45pm – LEGO DC Super-Villains: An Inside Look at the Villain-Centric Adventure Game – Join the team behind the LEGO DC Super-Villains videogame, including Arthur Parsons (Head of Design, TT Games), Ames Kirshen (Vice President, Interactive Animation, DC Entertainment), Nyambi Nyambi (voice of Green Lantern), Grey Griffin (voice of Catwoman & Lashina) and Dee Bradley Baker (voice of Clock King & Desaad) for an inside look at the first LEGO game to put players at the center of a villain-centric adventure packed with favorite locations and characters from across the DC Universe. Moderated by Victor Lucas (founder and host of EPN.tv), this celebration of villainy will provide fans with a look at the story, customization options and character reveals. Players have the ability to create and play as a Super-Villain throughout LEGO DC Super-Villains, unleashing mischievous antics and wreaking havoc in an action-packed, hilarious story written in collaboration with DC Comics. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and The LEGO Group will release LEGO DC Super-Villains on October 16, 2018. Javits Main Stage

Thursday, October 4
2:30-3:30pm – Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie – The Hellblazer is back in an all-new twisted tale of mystery, intrigue and the occult with Constantine: City of Demons, a full-length, R-rated feature film based on the acclaimed DC animated series from CW Seed. A decade after a tragic mistake, family man Chas and occult detective John Constantine set out to cure Chas’s daughter Trish from a mysterious supernatural coma. With the help of the mysterious Nightmare Nurse, the influential Queen of Angels, and brutal Aztec God Mictlantecuhtli, the pair just might have a chance at outsmarting the demon Beroul to save Trish’s soul. In a world of shadows and dark magic, not everything is what it seems, and there’s always a price to pay. The path to redemption is never easy, and if Constantine is to succeed, he must navigate through the dark urban underbelly of Los Angeles, outwit the most cunning spawns of hell, and come face to face with arch-nemesis Nergal – all while battling his own inner demons! Join producer Butch Lukic, screenwriter J.M. DeMatteis, lead character designer Phil Bourassa, actors Damian O’Hare (voice of Chas Chandler) and Rachel Kimsey (voice of Angela) and moderator Peter Girardi (Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, Warner Bros. Animation & Blue Ribbon Content) for an entertaining advance look at the riveting 90-minute film, complete with never-before-seen footage and some inside tales on the making of the latest Hellblazer film. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Blue Ribbon Content and DC Entertainment, the action-packed Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie will be distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment starting October 9, 2018 on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and Digital. Javits Main Stage

Friday, October 5
11:00am-12:00pm Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set – As the most acclaimed super hero animated television series in history, Batman: The Animated Series has captured the imaginations of generations with its innovative designs, perfect voices and landmark approach to characters and stories. In late 2018, fans will finally be able to enjoy a remastered Blu-ray release from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Join many of the key forces behind Batman: The Animated Series for a celebration of the series, an extended look at the newly-remastered footage, and additional details about this monumental Blu-ray box set. Join many of the key individuals behind the creation of this beloved series – including Kevin Conroy, the fan-favorite voice of Batman; Tara Strong, voice of Barbara Gordon/Batgirl; Loren Lester, voice of Robin; Diane Pershing, voice of Poison Ivy; and producers Bruce Timm and Eric Radomski – for a revealing panel discussion … and maybe a few unique prizes. Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition will be available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on October 30, 2018. Javits Main Stage

Saturday, October 6
6:00-7:00pm – Exclusive NYCC First Look: Reign of the Supermen – Warner Bros. Home Entertainment extends its annual tradition of offering New York Comic Con fans the exclusive “first look” at the next DC Universe Movie. The critically acclaimed The Death of Superman took summer by storm, and the second half of the treasured DC Comics tale – Reign of the Supermen – completes the heroic package with its examination of a world first without Superman … and then with several vying for the ultimate title. Come enjoy an hour-long mix of never-before-seen animated clips and lively discussion amongst executive producer James Tucker, producer/director Sam Liu, screenwriters Jim Krieg & Tim Sheridan, character designer Phil Bourassa, and actors Patrick Fabian (Better Call Saul), voice of Hank Henshaw, Toks Olagundoye (Castle), voice of Cat Grant, Nyambi Nyambi (The Good Fight, Mike & Molly), voice of Martian Manhunter, and some potential surprise guests. Reign of the Supermen arrives from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment in Early 2019. Javits Main Stage

WBHE panels will be live-streamed for fans unable to make the trek to New York. Please check the NYCC website (www.newyorkcomiccon.com) for streaming details.

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“Constantine: City Of Demons” Coming October 9, 2018 To Physical, Digital Home Media

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has announced the Constantine: City of Demons will arrive on physical and digital media on October 9, 2018. The production follows Constantine as he searches to unravel a mystery tied to one of his greatest failures. Constantine: City of Demons was produced in a dual format – initially as animated shorts, the first five of which appeared on CW Seed. With a runtime of 90 minutes, the feature-length Constantine: City of Demons film has over an hour of never-before-seen content, including the film’s climax. Complete press details, along with a trailer and package art, can be found below.

WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT,
BLUE RIBBON CONTENT AND DC ENTERTAINMENT PRESENT
CONSTANTINE: CITY OF DEMONS
COMING OCTOBER 9, 2018 TO
ULTRA HD BLU-RAY™ COMBO PACK, BLU-RAY™ COMBO PACK, & DIGITAL

From executive producers David S. Gover and Greg Berlanti, The Hellblazer is back in an all-new twisted tale of mystery, intrigue and the occult with Constantine: City of Demons, a full-length, R-rated feature film based on the acclaimed DC animated series from CW Seed. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Blue Ribbon Content and DC Entertainment, the action-packed movie will be distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment starting October 9, 2018 on Ultra HD Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, and Digital.

Constantine: City of Demons will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray™ Combo Pack ($39.99 SRP) and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack ($24.98 SRP) as well as on Digital ($19.99 HD, $14.99 SD). The Ultra HD Blu-ray™ Combo Pack features an Ultra HD Blu-ray™ disc in 4K with HDR and a Blu-ray™ disc featuring the film; the Blu-ray™ Combo Pack features the Blu-ray™ and DVD. The Ultra HD Blu-ray™ and Blu-ray Combo Pack™ include a digital version of the film.

Constantine: City of Demons is rated R for bloody violence/gore, disturbing images, and some sexual content.

A decade after a tragic mistake, family man Chas and occult detective John Constantine set out to cure Chas’s daughter Trish from a mysterious supernatural coma. With the help of the mysterious Nightmare Nurse, the influential Queen of Angels, and brutal Aztec God Mictlantecuhtli, the pair just might have a chance at outsmarting the demon Beroul to save Trish’s soul. In a world of shadows and dark magic, not everything is what it seems, and there’s always a price to pay. The path to redemption is never easy, and if Constantine is to succeed, he must navigate through the dark urban underbelly of Los Angeles, outwit the most cunning spawns of hell, and come face to face with arch-nemesis Nergal – all while battling his own inner demons!

Constantine: City of Demons has been produced in a dual format – initially as animated shorts, the first five of which appeared on CW Seed. With a runtime of 90 minutes, the feature-length Constantine: City of Demons film has over an hour of never-before-seen content including the film’s thrilling climax.

Doug Murphy (Scooby-Doo and the Gourmet Ghost) directs the film from a script by J.M. DeMatteis (Batman: Bad Blood). Art Direction is courtesy of Phil Bourassa (Young Justice). Butch Lukic (Justice League Action, Batman Unlimited) is the film’s producer. Sam Register and Sarah Schechter also serve as executive producers.

Matt Ryan, who set the standard for the role of Constantine on the NBC live-action television series, returns to the famed trenchcoat in animated form – after reprising the role in both live-action (Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow) series and an animated film (Justice League Dark).

The cast surrounding Ryan includes Damian O’Hare (Hell on Wheels) as Chas Chandler, Laura Bailey (Critical Role) as Trish & Asa The Healer, Emily O’Brien (The Young and the Restless) as Rene Chandler, Kevin Michael Richardson (Family Guy) as Mahonin, Jim Meskimen (Parks and Recreation) as Beroul, Robin Atkin Downes (The Strain) as Nergal, Rachel Kimsey (Justice League Action) as Angela, and Rick Wasserman (Batman: The Killing Joke) as Mictlantecuhtli.

“Fans have responded to John Constantine with an unbridled thirst for his stories – first in the live-action series Constantine, and again with Justice League Dark. Constantine: City of Demons offers Warner Bros. Home Entertainment another opportunity to satisfy the fans’ desire for this character in a fascinating tale that provides even greater insight into his backstory and the situations that helped create his approach to the supernatural,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Vice President, Family & Animation Marketing. “We’re especially thrilled to be able to release this full-length feature film focused on fan-favorite Constantine and full of special extras.”

Constantine: City of Demons
Enhanced Content

-The Sorcerer’s Occultist – Understanding John Constantine – An exciting examination of the powers and abilities used by DC’s working-class occult detective, John Constantine.
Constantine: City of Demons WonderCon Panel – 2018 – Storytellers join City of Demons’ star Matt Ryan at this year’s WonderCon for an inside look at Constantine’s latest adventure.

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MARKETING SUPPORT
Constantine: City of Demons will be supported by a national online, promotional, and publicity campaign.

DIGITAL
Constantine: City of Demons will be available to own on Digital October 9, 2018. Digital purchase allows consumers to instantly stream and download all episodes to watch anywhere and anytime on their favorite devices. Digital movies and TV shows are available from various digital retailers including Amazon Video, iTunes, Google Play, Vudu, and others. A Digital Copy is also included with the purchase of specially marked Blu-ray & 4K Ultra HD discs for redemption and cloud storage.

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc.:
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.

About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), DC Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and WarnerMedia. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is one of the largest English-language publishers of comics in the world.

CONSTANTINE and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics. © 2018 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

About Blue Ribbon Content
Formed in 2014, Warner Bros. Television Group’s Blue Ribbon Content (BRC) develops and produces live-action series for digital platforms, tapping the creative talent already working at the Studio while also identifying opportunities for collaboration with new writers and producers. In addition to live-action programming, BRC produces animated content and also experiments with emerging platforms such as virtual reality. Live-action BRC programs include digital feature Daphne and Velma for Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, comedies Beerfest and JoJoHead for CW Seed, SpringHill Entertainment’s basketball documentary series Best Shot for YouTube Red and the following upcoming projects: the second season of the UNINTERRUPTED comedy Now We’re Talking, the comedies Critters: A New Binge and Golden Revenge, and the digital feature Good Girls Get High. Animated BRC programs include Constantine: City of Demons and Freedom Fighters: The Ray for CW Seed, ellen’s Pet Dish for ellentube, and Ginger Snaps for ABC Digital.

About Warner Bros. Animation
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, producing and developing projects for multiple platforms, both domestically and internationally. WBA’s highly anticipated full-length theatrical film, Teen Titans GO! to the Movies, will be released on July 27, 2018. WBA’s TV series include Justice League Action, Teen Titans Go!, Unikitty! and the upcoming DC Super Hero Girls and ThunderCats Roar for Cartoon Network; Be Cool Scooby-Doo!, Bunnicula, Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, The Tom and Jerry Show, New Looney Tunes, Wacky Races and the upcoming Scooby-Doo! and Guess Who? and Yabba Dabba Dinosaurs for Boomerang; Mike Tyson Mysteries for Adult Swim; Green Eggs and Ham for Netflix; Harley Quinn and Young Justice: Outsiders for the upcoming DC Universe digital service; Animaniacs for Hulu; and the upcoming Looney Tunes Cartoons content initiative. As home to the iconic animated characters from the DC, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries, WBA also produces highly successful animated films — including the DC Universe Animated Original Movies — for DVD, Blu-ray® and digital media. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy Awards®, 35 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).

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“Constantine: City Of Demons” Available On CW Seed Starting March 24, 2018

Warner Bros. Television has officially announced the Constantine animated series starring the fan-favorite character will debut March 24, 2018 on streaming service CW Seed. The show will be the subject of a panel at the WonderCon comic convention in Anaheim, California on March 24, with appearances by series star Matt Ryan, writer J.M. DeMatteis and Blue Ribbon Content & Warner Bros. Animation exec Peter Girardi. The animated series, called Constantine: City of Demons, will take place in the same universe as the recent Justice League Dark animated feature from the DC Universe Movie line.

Warner Bros. has also provided the official description of the WonderCon panel, which takes place at 10am on March 24:

ConstantineConstantine 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.

While inspired by the depiction of the character appearing in multiple live-action “Arrowverse” series on The CW, Constantine: City of Demons series writer DeMatteis says the series takes place in the same continuity of Justice League Dark.

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“Constantine” Animated Series To Air 2017-2018 On CW Seed

Announced January 8, 2017 at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, The CW revealed the character John Constantine will return in animated form, headlining a short-form animated series to air on the CW Seed digital outlet.

Constantine The CW and CW Seed’s Constantine animated series, which will air during the 2017-18 TV season, spins out of the short-lived NBC live-action series of the same name. Constantine aired in 2014 on NBC before being cancelled after a single season. Matt Ryan, who starred on the short-lived NBC drama, will return to voice the lead character. Ryan reprised the role of Constantine for an episode of the live-action The CW series Arrow and also voiced the character in the DC Universe Animated Original Movie title Justice League Dark.

The animated series will consist of five or six 10-minute episodes that will premiere on CW Seed, joining short-form animated series’ Vixen and Freedom Fighters: The Ray. Additionally, the 13 episodes of the live-action Constantine series are currently available for streaming on CW Seed.

Based on the DC character created in 1985, Constantine centers on John Constantine, a man who struggles with his faith as he is haunted by the sins of his past and suddenly is thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness. In the NBC series, he was a British exorcist and occult detective who spends his days hunting supernatural entities.

David Goyer, who worked on the live-action NBC series, will be an executive producer on the animated series, along with Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter, who also are executive producers on The CW’s slate of superhero-themed shows, including Arrow, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl.

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