The official DC Universe website has updated with the announcement that Will Patton is joining the cast of Swamp Thing as General Avery Sunderland. For those who are unaware, the character first made an appearance in Swamp Thing Volume 2 Issue #6, which was released in October, 1982. The official DC Universe website also provided an official description of the character. “As its most prominent businessman, Avery Sunderland serves as the de facto patriarch of his Louisiana hometown, always giving back to the community. His benevolent veneer, however, masks a ruthless determination to harness the power of theRead More
Several news outlets have reported that Derek Mears is up 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 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 delved into the horror genre in the past. CurrentlyRead More
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 associationRead More
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 The streaming service will be known as DC Universe, and will allow subscribers to have unlimited access to several exclusive content. Some highlights include the long awaited Young Justice: Outsiders animated series, the live-action DC’s Titans series, and DC’s Harley Quinn animated series. DC Universe is also working on a television series called Swamp Thing that will also premiere on this platform. We also have the logo for the upcoming series.Read More
IGN has recently posted a new trailer for Injustice 2 to their Youtube channel. The latest trailer reveals that Swamp Thing will be added to the Injustice 2 roster. Injustice 2 will be released on will be released on the Playstation 4 and Xbox One on May 16th.
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 andRead More