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‘Swamp Thing’: Not Easy Being Green? Tell That to The Floronic Man

After a week of news, rumors, and specualtion (see below), DC Universe‘s live-action Swamp Thing is set to stalk the streaming service’s swamps starting Friday, May 31st – but that doesn’t mean you have to wait until then to start caring about “The Green.” But why listen to DC Universe when you can take some “friendly […]

Swamp Thing: Crystal Reed Posts DC Universe Series’ Official Production Start

And with a single Instagram post from actress Crystal Reed (Dr. Abby Arcane), it’s official: production on DC Universe‘s Swamp Thing is officially underway. Reed took to social media to share an image of series pilot director Len Wiseman (The Gifted, Lucifer) behind his camera, with the caption “Let the games begin #dayone  @lenwiseman.” The […]

Swamp Thing: Virginia Madsen Cast as Maria Sunderland in DC Universe Series

Actress Virginia Madsen (Sideways, The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair) is set to star opposite Crystal Reed, Jennifer Beals, Maria Sten, and Jeryl Prescott as a series regular in DC Universe‘s Swamp Thing, the streaming service’s upcoming drama series adaptation built around the DC Comics character created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson. Written by showrunner Mark Verheiden and Gary Dauberman, and directed by Len Wiseman (The […]

Swamp Thing: Jennifer Beals Joins DC Universe Live-Action Series

Jennifer Beals (Taken, After) is being tasked with bringing a little law and order to DCTV, cast in a key recurring role alongside Crystal Reed and Maria Sten in DC Universe‘s Swamp Thing, the streaming service’s upcoming drama series adaptation built around the DC Comics character created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson. Written by Mark Verheiden and Gary Dauberman, and directed by Len Wiseman (The Gifted, Lucifer), […]

Channel Zero’s Maria Sten Joins DC Universe’s ‘Swamp Thing’ Series

Less than a day after Gotham‘s Crystal Reed was cast as the female lead in DC Universe‘s Swamp Thing, the streaming service has cast Maria Sten (Channel Zero, Straight Outta Compton) as a series regular in the upcoming drama. Written by Mark Verheiden and Gary Dauberman, directed by Len Wiseman (The Gifted, Lucifer), and based on the DC Comics characters created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson, the series is expected […]

Gotham’s Crystal Reed Joins DC Universe’s ‘Swamp Thing’ as Dr. Abby Arcane

Gotham‘s Crystal Reed is returning to DC’s small screen universe – but not to Batman’s old stomping grounds – as the female lead in DC Universe‘s Swamp Thing, the streaming service’s upcoming drama series adaptation built around the DC Comics character created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson. Written by Mark Verheiden and Gary Dauberman, and directed […]

DC Universe Develops Swamp Thing Series, Delays Metropolis

With the announcement of the new DC Digital streaming service, DC Universe, we also found out that they’ve given a script-to-series order for Swamp Thing, a new drama based on the character created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson. Heading the project is James Wan’s Atomic Monster and is looking for a 2019 premiere. Swamp […]

The Dark Tower Films And TV Series Tossed In The Can

Ron Howard and Akiva Goldsman’s (over?) ambitious plans to realise an adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower as three big budget films and two TV mini-series, have come flying off the tracks in a ball of flame. Some casting had already taken place, with Javier Bardem lined up to play The Gunslinger, and Mark […]

Mark Verheiden Joins Goldsman To Write Stephen King Dark Tower TV Series And Films

Deadline lets us know that Mark Verheiden, producer and writer of, well, pretty much everything including Aliens and Predator comics, Smallville, Timecop, Battlestar Galactica, Heroes and plenty more is teaming up with Akiva Goldsman, writer of the films A Beautiful Mind, The Da Vinci Code, I Am Legend and more, to write the Dark Tower […]