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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Timothy Dalton Cast as “The Chief” for Doom Patrol

Coming at you with some casting news, Doom Patrol has found their “The Chief”. Actor Timothy Dalton has been confirmed to play this character in the upcoming Doom Patrol series that will be on the DC Universe app which is set to launch September 15, 2018 on Batman day. Here’s some background information on Dr. Niles Caulder aka “The Chief”. According to the Chief’s Doom Patrol character description, Dr. Caulder is a pioneer in medical science, searching the world over for those on the edge of death in need of a…

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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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Alan Tudyk Cast As Mr. Nobody in Doom Patrol

Deadline has reported that Alan Tudyk has joined the cast of the upcoming Doom Patrol live-action series. He will be playing Eric Mordern aka Mr. Nobody.  For those who are not familiar with the character, Eric Mordern was first introduced in Doom Patrol#86 and was transformed into Mr. Nobody in Doom Patrol, Vol. 2, #26. Eric Mordern was exposed to unknown experiments by a team of ex-Nazis located in post-war Paraguay.  The experiments caused him to obtain the ability to emerge as a living shadow and steal the sanity of others. With his new found powers he becomes Mr. Nobody.…

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Brendan Fraser Cast as Robotman in DC’s Doom Patrol

Dealine has reported that Brendan Fraser will be providing the over voice for Robotman in DC’s Doom Patrol. While he will be voicing the character, he will also be portraying Cliff Steele before he became Robotman. It has also been revealed that Riley Shanahan will be playing the physical appearance for the character. Fraser will join alongside the previously revealed cast members, which include: April Bowlby: Elasti-Woman Diane Guerrero: Crazy Jane Joivan Wade: Cyborg As reported earlier, Jake Michaels will be portraying the character in DC’s Titans so it will be interesting to see how this will play out. DC’s Doom Patrol will be streamed…

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Joivan Wade Cast as Cyborg for Doom Patrol

Happy Thursday heroes, we have some casting news. Earlier this year with the Titans show, we learned that Cyborg was confirmed to appear. The big question being would it be Ray Fisher reprising his role or someone new. Today we’ve learned that Joivan Wade will be playing the half-man, half-machine Cyborg in the upcoming Doom Patrol series.   Booyah! Cyborg is coming to DOOM PATROL. Welcome @JoivanWade to the #DCUniverse. Pre-Order now! #DCUDoomPatrol https://t.co/r2ff5rkPcv pic.twitter.com/HRdhUCSdtO — DC Universe (@TheDCUniverse) August 9, 2018 I don’t have much to say about this casting. I’m…

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Doom Patrol TV Series Announced For DC Universe Streaming Service

DC Entertainment has recently announced that a new Doom Patrol TV series will be joining the lineup for their DC Universe streaming service. The series will be produced by Berlanti Productions with the help of Warner Bros. Television. The first season of the series is currently set to 13 episodes and is said to start production later this year with the series releasing on the service in 2019.  Greg Berlanti, Geoff Johns, Jeremy Carver, and Sarah Schechter will serve as executive producers on the project. DOOM PATROL is a re-imagining of one of DC’s most beloved group of outcast Super Heroes: Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Girl…

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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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Titans TV Series Cast Doom Patrol’s Negative Man

Den of Geek recently reported that Dwain Murphy is set to portray Larry Trainor aka Negative Man in the upcoming DC’s live-action Titans series. Den of Geek provided a description for the character. A pilot in the Air Force, Larry Trainor crashed his plane and was exposed to a mysterious “negative” energy. Wrapped in bandages to protect those around him, Larry struggles with this new strange power. As Negative Man, Larry has the ability to project a “soul-self” that has the ability to fly and use energy based attacks. and later joins the Doom Patrol.  Negative Man and the…

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Titans TV Series Cast Doom Patrol’s Robotman

What’s going on heroes, happy Thursday. We have some casting news for Titans, the upcoming DC streaming service original series based on the Teen Titans comics. The series has cast Jake Michaels as Cliff Steele, aka Robotman. To quote a bit of Cliff Steele’s backstory for those that don’t know. His human corpse was destroyed in a horrific driving accident that happened in Speedway City, leaving only his brain salvageable, and it was transplanted into that of a mechanical robot. Although this has made him largely an outcast from society, and unable to truly…

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