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‘It Was So Clear To Me’: Jenna Coleman Reveals The Sandman’s Johanna Constantine Has Risen Through the Ranks Unlike Matt Ryan’s John Constantine

During The Sandman reveal and panel at Netflix Geeked, maker Neil Gaiman and Jenna Coleman officially revealed that her personality Johanna Constantine was a swap for John Constantine.

Netflix’s The Sandman is taken from the comic of the same name composed by Neil Gaiman, who fills in as showrunner alongside David S. Goyer and Allan Heinberg. It recounts the tale of Dream, who, subsequent to being detained for quite a long time, should modify the Dreaming world and stop the nightmares that have since gotten away from frightening the Waking World.

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Jenna Coleman and Tom Sturridge in The Sandman

Fans and analysts have praised Coleman’s choice for Johanna Constantine via web-based entertainment since the trailer and character banners were delivered.

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Jenna Coleman talks about her new role as “Johanna Constantine”

Jenna Coleman and Neil Gaiman’s take on “New Constantine”

The Sandman’s Jenna Coleman says she simply shifted focus over to another variant of Constantine for motivation while planning for her interpretation of the character.

Gaiman and showrunner Allan Heinberg depicted Coleman’s Johanna Constantine as “powered up” with a more costly white overcoat as opposed to the dirty, faded that has been John Constantine’s signature look. She’s likewise a little “opulent”, with a higher class of customer base for her supernatural services, including the Queen and the Royal Family, yet the equivalent grief-stricken, injured” performer with a conscience that we as a whole know from the comics.

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A Little About Johanna Constantine

First Appearance in the comics – The Sandman #13 – The Doll’s House Part 4: Men of Good Fortune

Johanna Constantine (1760-1859) was an 18th and 19th-century aristocrat and adventurer, and an ancestor of John Constantine. She was the daughter of Lord and Lady Constantine, orphaned at a young age when her parents were hanged for treason. Stripped of her title, she was forced to live in poverty. Her luck turned in 1785 when King George III asked her to retrieve Pandora’s Box.

“She’s an Exorcist for the Royal Family,” said the 36-year-old actress in her statement.

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The Internet Has Fallen in Love With Sandman's Johanna Constantine
We are all over Jenna Coleman as Johanna Constantine

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It also stars Tom Sturridge as Morpheus/Dream, Gwendoline Christie as Lucifer Morningstar, Boyd Holbrook as the Corinthian, Charles Dance as Sir Roderick Burgess, Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Death, Mason Alexander Park as Desire, and Donna Preston as Despair.

As of Today, 2 episodes have been released on Netflix.

Source: CBR