The CW picks up ‘Swamp Thing’ from DC Universe after Cancellation

Like rising from the murky depths, Swamp Thing will see new life on The CW network after being abruptly cancelled by Warner Bros.’ DC Universe streaming platform according to The Hollywood Reporter.

As the second series to air on the network coming over from DC Universe, the first being Star Girl, Swamp Thing is based on the DC Comics series of the same name that has previously had two feature films and both a live-action and animated TV series.

Starring Derek Mears as the titular character and Crystal Reed as Abigail Arcane, the series premiered on May 31, 2019 and ran for 10 episodes concluding on August 9.

Just weeks prior to the premier it was announced that production for the series had suddenly stopped due to creative differences with DC Universe’s parent company WarnerMedia, and reduced the original episode plan from 13 episodes to 10.

It is unknown if the acquisition means The CW will guarantee a season 2 for Swamp Thing but it is promising since the series is getting another chance and wider audience that good things will follow.

Mark McCurley
Mark McCurley
Since Mark was four years old he has always loved the horror genre, even when his mother would be a good parent and not let him watch such films. It was when he would sneak into the Horror section at the video store called Tommy K's that he would see all of the VHS covers of classics like Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street. During his time as a journalism major and news staff writer at Southern CT State University, he had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren before a seminar in 2009 at the Lyman Center on campus.

Similar Articles

Comments

Latest News

First Teaser Trailer Arrives for ‘Army of the Dead’

Netflix revealed the teaser trailer for their highly anticipated feature Army of the Dead. The preview, which can be seen below, features guns, explosions,...

‘The Killer’ Graphic Novel Series Adaptation Coming to Netflix

David Fincher is set to direct an adaptation of the Alexis Nolent’s The Killer graphic novel series where he will team up once again...

Spike Lee to Bring ‘Gordon Hemingway & the Realm of Cthulhu’ to Netflix

Spike Lee is teaming with Stefon Bristol to bring Gordon Hemingway & the Realm of Cthulhu to Netflix, according to a report on Deadline....

Ti West’s ‘X’ adds Brittany Snow to Expanding Cast

Like a winter storm, Brittany Snow has been added to the cast of X, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The latest directorial effort of Ti...

Blumhouse Docuseries ‘Fall River’ to Debut May 16

Today, Blumhouse released additional details about their upcoming 4-part docuseries, Fall River, which focuses on satanic cutes and murder. In 1979 - almost 90...

Top Horror Franchises

Newsletter Sign-Up

Subscribe to our newsletter

Our bi-monthly newsletter consists of the latest horror news and CT HorrorFest happenings.

Site Sponsors