“Legends” Returns With Constantine’s Favor

“Been a long time, love, “ a familiar voice says to Sarah from a shadowy cargo bay.

The midseason premiere of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow picks up where it left off: John Constantine has come aboard the Waverider, and he is seeking Sarah’s help.

The winter finale concluded with the UK-born supernatural chain-smoker stepping out of the shadows of the cargo hold to approach Sarah Lance, to whom she owes a debt. Originally a star of his own series, Constantine, on NBC in 2014, the show was cancelled in its first season and the character was later incorporated into the Arrowverse during Season Four of Arrow. It was during that appearance that John – played by actor Matt Ryan – assisted Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) and Laurel Lance (Katie Cassidy) in returning Sarah’s soul to her after being resurrected by The Lazarus Pit. Ryan’s portrayal would appear again in a DCAU feature Justice League: Dark and in his own animated series.

The premiere, entitled, “Daddy Dahrkest,” is described in the following synopsis:

After Sara’s (Caity Lotz) encounter with Mallus, the Legends are paid a visit by John Constantine (guest star Matt Ryan), a demonologist detective.

The Legends agree to accompany him to a present-day psychiatric hospital and they are surprised to discover who Constantine is trying to help.

During the exorcism, Sara, Leo (guest star Wentworth Miller) and Constantine go missing, leaving Ray (Brandon Routh) and Zari (Tala Ashe) to try to take care of Constantine’s client.

Meanwhile, Amaya (Maisie Richardson-Sellers) and Nate (Nick Zano) once again come face to face with Kuasa. Dominc Purcell also stars.

Catch the midseason premiere on Monday, February 12th at 8 PM Eastern on the CW.



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