Derek Mears to Play Title Role in Live-Action Swamp Thing Series

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One of the most intriguing creations of the DC Universe (from the brilliant minds of Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson), the Swamp Thing is looking to rise from the murky depths of its watery home in a new live-action series, and Derek Mears has been cast to play the iconic DC Comics creature!

Splash Report revealed that Mears is up for the Swamp Thing role, and Bloody Disgusting confirmed the news. Mears will be playing the creature version of Swamp Thing, but the human side of the character, Dr. Alec Holland, has yet to be cast.

Horror fans of course are no stranger to Mears, who has appeared in a wide range of genre projects over the years, including Predators, The Aggression Scale, Twin Peaks, Hatchet III, and 2009's Friday the 13th, in which he played Jason Voorhees. According to Bloody Disgusting, Mears joins a Swamp Thing cast that already
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