Over the weekend, the DC Universe subscription service officially launched, giving fans access to loads of comic books, movies, animated series and more from the world of DC Comics. The crown jewel of the DC Universe subscription won’t arrive in October when the original series Titans debuts, but once it does, it will be the beginning of a constant stream of original programming week after week.
Beginning with Titans, DC Universe will debut one new episode of an original series each week. However, that will increase as time goes on and the number of original projects grows. Find out more about the DC Universe release plans below. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 by Jacob Hall
Don’t let his monstrous appearance fool you – Swamp Thing is one of DC Comics’ most soulful characters, a melancholic plant creature with an ongoing existential crisis and the weight of the Earth’s ecosystems on his shoulders. So for the new television series coming to the DC Universe streaming service, it’s only appropriate that they’re looking to cast an actual actor to fill out that mossy green suit.
According to a new report, Derek Mears has emerged as a frontrunner for the role of Swampy, and that’s some fine casting.
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Crystal Reed just can’t stop falling in love with supernatural beasts. The former Teen Wolf star is moving on to another supernatural property with the DC Universe’s Swamp Thing TV series produced by James Wan’s Atomic Monster.
The Swamp Thing cast has tapped Reed as the female lead and the titular creature’s frequent love interest, Abby Arcane. She’ll be joined by Maria Sten, who has been cast opposite Reed as Abby’s childhood friend Liz Tremayne.
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DC Universe, DC Comics’ new digital subscription service, gave the green-light to a live-action TV series based on Swamp Thing, and rumors floated around like a moss-covered log that executive producer James Wan (Saw, The Conjuring, Aquaman) may step behind the camera to direct it. But now the project has hired Len Wiseman (Underworld, Live Free or Die Hard) to come on board and tackle the Swamp Thing pilot. Read more about the upcoming series below.
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