DC’s Swamp Thing Revealed In Spooky Trailer For New Show

Swamp Thing has been a favorite of DC fans for many years, but most viewers would probably agree that neither of his previous two on-screen adaptations captured the spooky, horror edge that made his comic books so popular in the ’70s and early ’80s. Hopefully that will all change next month when the new Swamp Thing show launches on DC Universe. The first teaser has now been released.

The video doesn’t reveal much actual footage from the show, but it’s still highly effective. The camera tracks slowly across the waters of a spooky swamp, before stopping to show us Swamp Thing emerging from its depths. The creature’s make-up looks fantastic and the teaser certainly suggests that the show will be going in a horror-based direction. Check it out above.

Swamp Thing stars Andy Bean (Agents of SHIELD, the upcoming It: Chapter 2) as Dr Alec Holland, the biologist who transforms into the elemental monster after working in the Louisiana swamp. Derek Mears, who is best known for portraying the iconic killer Jason Vorhees in the 2009 reboot of Friday the 13th, plays the creature. The cast also includes Virginia Madsen (Candyman), Jennifer Beals (Flashdance), and WiIl Patton (Halloween). It hits DC Universe on May 31.

The first season of Swamp Thing was originally intended to be 13 episodes. However, it was reported this week that production was abruptly halted and the season will now run for 10 episodes. According to The Hollywood Reporter, “creative differences” have led to the shortened season, but DC and Warner have not commented on the issue.

Nevertheless, there are plenty of other shows in the works for DC Universe. The DC Universe panel at Wondercon last month gave fans a first look at Courtney Whitmore in Stargirl, which will premiere in early 2020. In addition, it was recently reported that Game of Thrones star Iain Glen has been cast as Bruce Wayne in the second season of Titans, which is scheduled for a Fall 2019 release.

from GameSpot – All Content https://www.gamespot.com/articles/dcs-swamp-thing-revealed-in-spooky-trailer-for-new/1100-6466349/

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