Andy Bean (The Divergent Series: Allegiant) and Derek Mears (Friday the 13th 2009) has been cast as the titular character in DC Universe’s Swamp Thing. Bean will be playing scientist Alec Holland, and Mears will be playing the creature Bean transforms into – the Swamp Thing.
The James Wan project continues to add to its cast. Mears and Bean join Jennifer Beals (The Book of Eli), Crystal Reed (Teen Wolf), and Maria Sten.
Here’s the official character synopsis on Alec Holland and Swamp Thing respectively:
Passionate biologist Alec Holland is caught in the cross-hairs of a small town nightmare when he discovers a bizarre local illness may be connected to his work in the swamp. Holland’s discovery leads him into conflict with dark forces, from which he emerges as the elemental hero known as Swamp Thing.
Emerging from the swamp with a monstrous physique and strange new powers over plant life, the man who was once Alec Holland struggles to hold onto his humanity. When dark forces converge on the town of Marais, Swamp Thing must embrace what he has become in order to defend the town as well as the natural world at large.
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Source: DC Universe