Derek Mears to Portray DC Universe’s Swamp Thing

Several news outlets are reporting that Derek Mears is going to be portraying Swamp Thing in suit for the upcoming live-action series. For those who are not aware, Mears is most famous for starring as Jason Voorhees in the 2009 reboot of Friday the 13th. He has also portrayed the “classic” Predator in the 2010 Predators film and has previously worked in other live-action comic adaptions in the past. Seeing as the series is set for a “Hard R” rating, it is quite fitting to cast an actor who has work into the horror genre in the past.…

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Len Wiseman to Direct DC Universe “Swamp Thing” Pilot

Deadline has reported that Len Wiseman will be working double shifts as the executive producer and director for the first episode of the live-action Swamp Thing series.  For those who have not been keeping up to date, the series is going to be a part of the live-action series line-up on the upcoming DC Universe streaming service. Other confirmed shows in the service’s live-action line-up include DC’S Titans, Doom Patrol, Harley Quinn, and Stargirl. The series will feature characters from the Swamp Thing comics created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson. The Swamp Thing series will be produced by James Wan’s Atomic Monster in association…

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DC Universe Streaming Service Coming Soon

After the initial announcement last year, details have been scarce for the upcoming DC Entertainment streaming service. Today DC finally revealed the first details about the service. Update 4:21 pm: DC Universe is working on a television series called Swamp Thing that will also premiere on this platform. We also have the logo for the upcoming series. Working on the series will be Mark Verheiden and Gary Dabuerman writing. With James Wan executive producing. Source: THR   The streaming service will be known as DC Universe, and will allow subscribers to have…

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