Swamp Thing TV Pilot Kicks Off Production

Principal photography on DC Universe's Swamp Thing live-action series has officially begun.

Star Crystal Reed, who portrays Abigail Arcane on the upcoming supernatural horror series, posted a photo of director and executive producer Len Wiseman behind the camera, ready to begin filming.

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Filming for the first season is reportedly taking place on location in North Carolina, and is expected to run through May 2019.

An adaptation of DC/Vertigo's popular horror comic book series, Swamp Thing follows scientist Alec Holland, who is killed in a horrible blast deep in the Florida Everglades. Before dying, he stumbles out into the swamp and unwittingly bonds with it becoming the fearsome Swamp Thing who dispenses justice against those that would threaten the environment and the people he loves. The character was created in 1971's House of Secrets #92 by writer Len Wein and artist Bernie Wrightson.

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Executive produced by James Wan, Mark Verheiden, Gary Dauberman, Michael Clear, and Len Wiseman, Swamp Thing will premiere sometime in 2019 on the DC Universe. The supernatural horror series stars Crystal Reed, Andy Bean, Derek Mears, Jennifer Beals, Henderson Wade, Will Patton, Virginia Madsen, Jeryl Prescott, Henderson Wade, and Kevin Durand.

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