Len Wiseman set to executive produce and direct episode 1 of Swamp Thing
Len Wiseman is set to executive produce and direct the first episode of Swamp Thing, according to Deadline. The series will premiere on the DC Universe digital subscription service and is based on the characters from DC Comics created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson. Swamp Thing is on the way from James Wan’s Atomic Monster and Warner Bros. Television.
Swamp thing is written by Mark Verheiden and Gary Dauberman, and the two will executive produce with Wiseman, Wan and Michael Clear. According to the site, the show “follows Abby Arcane as she investigates what seems to be a deadly swamp-born virus in a small town in Louisiana but soon discovers that the swamp holds mystical and terrifying secrets. When unexplainable and chilling horrors emerge from the murky marsh, no one is safe.”
Wiseman has directed the Underworld films, Live Free or Die Hard and Total Recall. Swamp Thing first appeared in House of Secrets #92 in July of 1971. He has appeared in two feature films, an animated series and more. He often tackles environmental issues in his stories as he tries to protect his swamp home.
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