In addition to the casting of Djimon Hounsou as Papa Midnite and Gavin Rossdale as nemesis Balthazar, actor Shia LaBeouf has been cast as Chaz, a sidekick to Constantine.
LaBeouf recently starred in Project Greenlight’s “The Battle of Shaker Heights” and “Holes”. He’s got “I, Robot” coming up with Will Smith next year.
The Warner Bros. adaptation of the DC-Vertigo comic book “Hellblazer” is directed by Francis Lawrence. Keanu Reeves stars with Rachel Weisz and Tilda Swinton. Set in the occult world, the film centers on John Constantine (Reeves), a man who dabbles in the occult and teams with a female police officer (Weisz) to fight evil forces.
Source: Production Weekly