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'Swamp Thing': Looks Like "Something" Is Out There…But What? [PREVIEW]

With DC Universe's live-action Swamp Thing crawling its way onto our screens this Friday, the streaming service is giving viewers the opportunity to be their own Alec Holland (Andy Bean) or Abby Arcane (Crystal Reed) with a little night-time swamp investigating. But be warned: Alec and Abby have realized pretty quickly that The Green is angry and […]

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'Swamp Thing': Aquaman's Michael Beach Trades Oceans for Swamps in DC Universe Series

The swamps of Louisiana around DC Universe's live-action Swamp Thing continue to get a little crowded ahead of this week's series premiere, with Aquaman's Michael Beach joining Crystal Reed (Dr. Abby Arcane), Andy Bean (Alec Holland), and Derek Mears (Swamp Thing) on the upcoming series. Beach (If Beale Street Could Talk) is set to play nefarious businessman Nathan Ellery, a man […]

'Swamp Thing': Louisiana Swamp Offers Foul Warning in New Teaser, Poster

With DC Universe's live-action Swamp Thing now only days away from crawling its way onto our screens, the streaming service has released a new teaser video via social media that offers the following warning: there's a lot more for Abby Arcane (Crystal Reed) to fear in the swamps of Louisiana than just Alec Holland/Swamp Thing (Andy Bean, […]

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'Swamp Thing': DC Universe Releases New Premiere Images, Updated Synopsis [PREVIEW]

With DC Universe's live-action Swamp Thing only ten days away from crawling its way onto our screens, the streaming service has released some new images from the series premiere that highlight Alec Holland/Swamp Thing (Andy Bean, Derek Mears), Abby Arcane (Crystal Reed), and the overall horror vibe of the 10-episode series. Following the images is a character […]

'Swamp Thing': New Posters Embrace the Horror, Spotlight Abby Arcane [IMAGES]

With DC Universe's live-action Swamp Thing less than two weeks away from its May 31st debut, the streaming service released tweeted a sneak preview of new poster artwork that highlights Alec Holland/Swamp Thing (Andy Bean, Derek Mears) and Abby Arcane (Crystal Reed). At a DC Universe fan event on Friday night, those in attendance had the opportunity […]

'Swamp Thing' Preview: Abby & Alec Suffer the Swamp's Anger [TEASER]

With DC Universe's live-action Swamp Thing only two weeks away from its May 31st debut, the streaming service released a new teaser that focuses on Alec Holland (Andy Bean) and Abby Arcane's (Crystal Reed) research into what appears to be a new swamp-born virus. But as Alec and Abby (and we) realize pretty quickly in the clip […]

'Swamp Thing': The Man of Abby's Dreams Might Just Be a Monster [PREVIEW]

With DC Universe's live-action Swamp Thing less than a month away from its May 31st debut, the streaming service is offering us a new teaser focusing on Andy Bean/Derek Mears's Alec Holland/Swamp Thing and Crystal Reed's Dr. Abby Arcane. In the clip below, Abby is learning that the "man of her dreams" may just be the "monster" […]

'Swamp Thing': Not Easy Being Green? Tell That to The Floronic Man

After a week of news, rumors, and specualtion (see below), DC Universe's live-action Swamp Thing is set to stalk the streaming service's swamps starting Friday, May 31st – but that doesn't mean you have to wait until then to start caring about "The Green." But why listen to DC Universe when you can take some "friendly […]

'Swamp Thing': Director Len Wiseman Offers a Quick Swamp Tour [VIDEO]

The Louisiana swamps are the stars of director Len Wiseman's (The Gifted, Lucifer) recent update as production continues on DC Universe's live-action Swamp Thing. Taking to social media Thursday night, Wiseman shared a brief video that teased the tone and atmosphere that the streaming service – and fans – are hoping for. I can feel the mosquitos biting […]

Swamp Thing: Crystal Reed Posts DC Universe Series' Official Production Start

And with a single Instagram post from actress Crystal Reed (Dr. Abby Arcane), it's official: production on DC Universe's Swamp Thing is officially underway. Reed took to social media to share an image of series pilot director Len Wiseman (The Gifted, Lucifer) behind his camera, with the caption "Let the games begin #dayone  @lenwiseman." The […]

Swamp Thing: The Strain's Kevin Durand Set as Jason Woodrue/Floronic Man

Now that Swamp Thing has its horticulture hero in place, DC Universe is bringing on "The Big Bad" with Kevin Durand (Lost, The Strain) joining the series as Dr. Jason Woodrue aka the villainous Floronic Man. Durand stars opposite Derek Mears, Andy Bean, Crystal Reed, Jennifer Beals, Maria Sten, Jeryl Prescott, Virginia Madsen, and Will Patton on the streaming service's upcoming drama series adaptation based […]

'Swamp Thing' Casts Derek Mears as Title Character, Andy Bean as Alec Holland

Looks like DC Universe's Swamp Thing has a "thing" for Derek Mears, with the 2009 Friday the 13th actor set to portray the title character. Andy Bean (It: Chapter 2) is also on board, set as the creature's human "alter ego" (???) Alec Holland. Mears and Bean star opposite Crystal Reed, Jennifer Beals, Maria Sten, Jeryl Prescott, Virginia Madsen, […]


Flash Season 4: Introducing the Atom Villain Dwarfstar

The next episode of The Flash is called 'Honey, I Shrunk Team Flash' and introduces another DC Comics villain, but this time not one from the Flash comics. Actor Derek Mears, who has already appeared as Bruidian Ambassador on The Orville and a Kree Captain on Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, will now be taking a turn […]