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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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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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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