Sexy British actress Lucy Griffiths -below ('The Numbers Station') has signed up to star in NBC and Warner Bros Television's new adaptation of 'Constantine'. Based on the original 'Hellblazer' graphic novels by DC Comics the 27 year old actress, who plays Nora Gainesborough in the HBO's sexy vampire series 'True Blood', is due to play the daughter of Constantine's dead friend. 'Lost' and '28 Weeks Later' star Harold Perrineau has also joined the cast. The occult detective himself will be played by Welsh actor Matt Ryan. Both Ryan and Griffiths previously starred together in British crime mini-series 'Collision' back in 2009. David S. Goyer ('Batman Begins') and Daniel Cerone ('The Mentalist') will exec produce the new show and 'The Descent' director Neil Marshall is due to helm the pilot episode.
"The Constantine series centers on master of the occult John Constantine, who is struggling with his faith as he is haunted by the sins of his past but is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness."