Kurt Russell & Greg Kinnear Reportedly Turned Down ‘Swamp Thing’ Villain Role

Swamp Thing Avery SunderlandKurt Russell and Greg Kinnear reportedly turned down Will Patton’s role in DC Universe’s upcoming Swamp Thing series.

According to That Hashtag Show writer Charles Murphy, DC was eyeing Russell and Kinnear for the role of Avery Sunderland in the upcoming DC Universe series. Patton was ultimately cast as Sunderland, who will serve as the villain of the series. Patton most recently stared in Blumhouse’s Halloween sequel,  Falling Skies, The Good Wife, and Shots Fired. Patton also appeared in 2004’s The Punisher as Quentin Glass.

DC Universe’s Swamp Thing stars Derek Mears, Andy Bean, Will Patton, Crystal Reed, Jennifer Beals, Virginia Madsen, Jeryl Prescott, and Henderson Wade.

The series is written by Mark Verheiden and Gary Dauberman based on characters from DC created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson. The one-hour drama has been given a script-to-series order. Wan is executive producing the series through his Atomic Monster banned in association with Warner Bros. Television. Len Wiseman, Mark Verheiden, Gary Dauberman, Michael Clear also serve as executive producers with Rob Hackett co-producing. Wiseman is directing the series pilot.

Swamp Thing will be available exclusively on DC Universe in 2019.

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Concept Art Reveals Alternate Captain America Suit & Shield Designs

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Avengers 4 Infinity War Captain America Marvel Chris EvansNew Avengers: Infinity War concept art reveals alternate designs for Captain America’s costume and shield.

Avengers: Infinity War reunited audiences with Captain America after the First Avenger was forced to go on the run following the events of Civil War. While Steve Rogers donned a more disheveled version of his traditional costume in the film, new concept art reveals that the creative team behind the project initially considered alternate designs for the suit and shield, some of which pay tribute to the U.S. Agent and the Super Soldier outfits in the comics.

You can check out the first photo below and click “Next” to continue the gallery!

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What do you think these alternate designs? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!

A culmination of 22 interconnected films the fourth installment of the Avengers saga will draw audiences to witness the turning point of this epic journey. Our beloved heroes will truly understand how fragile this reality is and the sacrifices that must be made to uphold it.

Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, Avengers 4 is expected to star Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Paul Rudd, Jeremy Renner, Brie Larson, Josh Brolin and Chris Pratt.

Avengers 4 is scheduled to be released in theaters on May 3, 2019.

Source: ComicBookMovie.com

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