New Trailer For Constantine Is Pretty Scary

Watch this one-minute clip of NBC's new Hellblazer-based TV show

We're pretty sure this is the trailer from San Diego Comic-Con, where Constantine had a big presence in the street opposite the convention centre. The clip shows Assassin's Creed: Black Flag 's Matt Ryan as John Constantine, an exorcist and demon hunter, forced to come out of retirement to save Liv, the daughter of an old friend.

The exec producer is Batman Begins ' David S Goyer and the director is Neil Marshall ( Game Of Thrones , The Descent ) and the series launches on Friday 24 October on NBC in the US. Hat tip to ComingSoon.net .

There's a massive round-up of comics-based TV in the current issue of SFX magazine , and more autumn TV news to come in SFX 252.