Deadline reports Riverdale actor Henderson Wade has joined the cast of DC Universe’s live-action Swamp Thing series as a series regular.
Wade is set to play Matt Cable in the upcoming series. His character has been officially described by the trade as “a Louisiana lawman who finds himself in dire straits when supernatural evil threatens the town he’s sworn to protect.” The actor joins the cast which includes Derek Mears (The Flash), Andy Bean (Here and Now), Will Patton (Fallen Skies), Crystal Reed (Gotham), Jennifer Beals, Virginia Madsen (Designated Survivor) and Jeryl Prescott (The Walking Dead).
Swamp Thing follows CDC researcher Abby Arcane (Reed) when she returns to her childhood home of Houma, Louisiana, to investigate a deadly swamp-borne virus, and develop a surprising bond with scientist Alec Holland — who is tragically taken from her. Powerful forces descend on Houma in an effort to exploit the swamp’s mysterious properties while Abby must discover the swamp mystical secrets including that the potential love of her life may not be dead after all.
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.
‘Titans’: DC Universe Unveils New Photos Of Jason Todd In Robin Suit
DC Universe has released new Titans photos of Curran Walters as Jason Todd in the classic Robin suit.
The upcoming episode of Titans will introduce Jason Todd to the DC Universe world and new photos offer fans a glimpse at his meeting with the titular team, including his predecessor Dick Grayson. Additional photos reveal the team working together as they prepare to take on the nuclear family.
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Titans follows young heroes from across the DC Universe as they come of age and find belonging in a gritty take on the classic Teen Titans franchise. Dick Grayson and Rachel Roth, a special young girl possessed by a strange darkness, get embroiled in a conspiracy that could bring Hell on Earth. Joining them along the way are the hot-headed Starfire and loveable Beast Boy. Together they become a surrogate family and team of heroes.
The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Richard “Dick” Grayson / Robin, Anna Diop as Koriand’r / Starfire, Teagan Croft as Rachel Roth / Raven, and Ryan Potter as Garfield “Gar” Logan / Beast Boy.
Titans premieres on Friday, October 12 on the DC Universe.