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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Swamp Thing Cast Abby Arcane

The casting news for DC Comics continues as Swamp Thing has found it’s Abby Arcane. Crystal Reed, is set to play the niece of the villainous Anton Arcane and wife to Swamp Thing himself. To quote from the press release about her character. Swamp Thing’s description of the character doesn’t put her too far away from what fans are expecting: Smart and caring, CDC Doctor Abby Arcane’s strong sense of empathy puts her at the center of a horrific life-threatening epidemic in her hometown, where she faces emotional demons from her…

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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 Launch Trailer

Good morning heroes and happy Thursday. We have the first trailer for DC Universe, which is DC Comics upcoming streaming service and I have to say I’m impressed. Most of us guessed it would have their older movies and animated films but I was surprised to see them putting comics on this service as well. DC Comics has such a backlog of comics and linking it to their streaming service is a smart move. At first I thought I wouldn’t want to spend money just to see some exclusive shows…

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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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R.L. Stine to Write Marvel's Man-Thing Comics

It has recently been announced that acclaimed children’s horror book series writer, R.L Stine, will be working for Marvel as a writer for a brand new Man-Thing comic series.  The new series will be taking inspiration from “The Tales from the Crypt” comic series that started its run from the 1950s. The comic covers will be illustrated by Tyler Crook and the interior artwork will be helm by  German Peralta.  Each comic will also feature short stories written by R.L. Stine with the help of Daniel Warren Johnson as the illustrator. As stated on the New York Times, Marvel approached Stine and…

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