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Lots of people seemed shocked when DC Universe’s Swamp Thing was cancelled – including the people who worked on the show. In the wake of the sudden Swamp Thing cancellation, sources close to the production are speaking out, revealing that no one saw this coming, and that a potential three-season arc was planned out.
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Following a reduced episode order and reports of a troubled production, DC Universe is pulling the plug on Swamp Thing. The supernatural superhero series, based on the comics by writer Len Wein and artist Bernie Wrightson, has been cancelled merely one week after it premiered on the DC Universe streaming service.
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Gary Dauberman has moved up in James Wan’s crew. He’s written the three Annabelle movies and makes his directorial debut on Annabelle Comes Home. He also produced The Curse of La Llorona and wrote and produced The Nun. He’s also co-created DC Universe’s new Swamp Thing streaming series, which Wan produced via his Atomic Monster production company.
Dauberman spoke with /Film by phone about Swamp Thing this week. He’s about to make the press rounds again next month for Annabelle Comes Home and he also gave us updates on Salem’s Lot, It: Chapter 2, the Train to Busan remake, Annabelle Comes Home and Are You Afraid Of the Dark. Swamp Thing premieres today on DC Universe.
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Swamp Thing is not Mark Verheiden’s first comic book adaptation. He wrote the screenplay for Timecop, based on his own comic, and the screenplay for The Mask. He also wrote for Daredevil on Netflix. Now he is running DC Universe’s Swamp Thing alongside Gary Dauberman.
Verheiden spoke with /Film by phone this week. Swamp Thing was originally going to run 13 episodes but the last three were cut. He addressed that and the development of the streaming series in our interview. Swamp Thing premieres today.
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