DC have just announced a script-to-series order for the live-action drama SWAMP THING for DC Universe, their upcoming digital service which launches later this year!
Based on characters from created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson, the series will be produced by Atomic Monster in association with Warner Bros. Television, with a story written by Mark Verheiden and Gary Dauberman.
James Wan (Atomic Monster), Mark Verheiden, Gary Dauberman and Michael Clear (Atomic Monster) will serve as Executive Producers.
Here’s the official blurb:
When CDC researcher Abby Arcane returns to her childhood home of Houma, Louisiana, in order to investigate a deadly swamp-borne virus, she develops a surprising bond with scientist Alec Holland — only to have him tragically taken from her. But as powerful forces descend on Houma, intent on exploiting the swamp’s mysterious properties for their own purposes, Abby will discover that the swamp holds mystical secrets, both horrifying and wondrous — and the potential love of her life may not be dead after all.
Exciting isn’t the word, folks. Keep your eyes glued to the Big Comic Page for more details as they become available.