DC Universe Releases New Swamp Thing Photos

DC Universe Releases New Swamp Thing Photos

With the premiere of Swamp Thing coming next week, DC Universe has released a half-dozen images from the new series. The photos feature its main human characters, along with a look at Swamp Thing himself. You can check out the photos in the gallery below!

Len Wiseman (Sleepy Hollow) executive produces the live-action series, based on the character originally created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson, and is also director of the pilot. Mark Verheiden (Battlestar Galactica, Netflix’s Daredevil) and Gary Dauberman (It) will co-write the series and act as showrunners. James Wan (Aquaman) executive produces the series alongside Verheiden, Dauberman, and Michael Clear.

The series will star Andy Bean as Alec Holland, Will Patton as Avery Sutherland Crystal Reed as Abby Arcane, Maria Sten as Liz Tremayne, Jeryl Prescott as Madame Xanadu, Jennifer Beals as Sheriff Lucilia Cable, Virginia Madsen as Maria Sunderland, Henderson Wade as Matt Cable, Kevin Durand as Jason Woodtrue/Floronic Man and Leonardo Nam (Westworld) as Harlan EdwardsCommitting to the lead role of the titular monster is The Flash‘s Derek Mears.

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Swamp Thing made his comic book debut back in 1971 and has maintained his position as a staple of the DCU since then. Top-notch scribes like Alan Moore, Brian K. Vaughan, Mark Millar, and Scott Snyder wrote seminal runs on the title. The character was previously adapted into a feature film from Wes Craven in 1982, which spawned a sequel seven years later, and a USA Network series that ran for three seasons in the early ’90s. Dick Durock took on the role in both the films and the series. An animated series also debuted in the early ’90s but only aired five episodes.

Swamp Thing premieres on DC Universe on May 31.