John Constantine is coming back to television. The CW today confirmed that Matt Ryan will reprise his role as the character from NBC’s cancelled supernatural drama “Constantine” in an upcoming fourth season episode of “Arrow”.
Ryan joins several new faces who hopped onboard the new season this week including “True Blood” and “Hannibal” actress Rutina Wesley for a multi-episode arc, Parker Young (“Enlisted”) as a new love interest for Thea, and Elysia Rotaru (“iZombie”) as a new love interest for Oliver in the Coast City-set flashbacks throughout the new season.
The new faces join a growing cast for the new season including Neal McDonough as present day season long villain Damien Darhk, Jimmy Akingbola as flashback season long villain Baron Reiter (aka Baron Blitzkrieg), Echo Kellum as Mister Terrific, Alexander Calvert as Anarky, Falk Hentschel as Hawkman and Casper Crump as Vandal Savage.
“Arrow” will premiere its fourth season on Wednesday, October 7th