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'Constantine': Charles Halford discusses Chas and John in the new NBC series

Comic book series are all the rage right now, and one of the new series coming to TV this fall is "Constantine." We participated in a press room roundtable with Charles Halford, who plays Chas, at San Diego Comic-Con, and on Monday, Aug. 4, we uploaded that video interview.

Charles Halford in the 'Constantine' press room at SDCC 2014
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Check out the video above or here. Plus, keep reading for the highlights of what Halford had to say about his character Chas and the dynamic we'll see between him and Matt Ryan's John Constantine.

"It's just kind of growing each week," he said of his relationship with both Ryan and John. "The longer we work together and the more time we spend together, that just seems to grow. I think as the writers sort of absorb that, then they're giving us a lot more to work with."

If you're hoping to see the show delve into Chas' backstory, it's coming, but you might have to wait a bit. "We will be getting into that," Halford explained. "I'm not sure the exact timeline, but as we go on, it's sort of a slow roll-out, but you can count on getting all of the information in due time."

As for what's coming up, he couldn't say much, but he did preview what to expect from John and Zed's relationship: "John is evolving more and obviously with the backstories coming out and the introduction of Zed's character, Angelica's character, is awesome because it allows for more kind of give-and-take with John, and it's just growing into a really dynamic show."

As for Chas' relationship with John, "I think that they're, first and foremost, really old friends, and therefore Chas just doesn't really take any crap from John," Halford shared. "John throws a lot of crap at him. …John's also a reluctant sort of hero, and so it takes some prodding and poking and motivating and Chas is there to make sure that he's fed and bathed and he's not staying at the bar too late, which never really works out, but he's there to kind of keep him to task and hold him accountable to a certain degree, so he doesn't just blow it all off."

Check out the video interview for more from Charles Halford, including about the map. "Constantine" premieres Friday, Oct. 24, at 10 p.m. on NBC.

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