With filming now underway on Swamp Thing, the first set photos from the DC Universe live-action series have landed online and give us our very first look at Andy Bean (Power) as Alec Holland, a scientist who will soon find himself transformed into the titular plant monster. Bean is joined by Gotham actress Crystal Reed, who is playing Alec’s long-time love interest Abby Arcane (sans her signature silver hair, it would seem). Take a look at the set photos via the Twitter link below…
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Swamp Thing follows what happens when CDC researcher Abby Arcane returns to her childhood home of Houma, Louisiana, in order to investigate a deadly swamp-borne virus. There, 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 gone after all.
The pilot for Swamp Thing is being directed by Len Wiseman (Underworld), with James Wan (Aquaman) executive producing. The cast of the series includes Crystal Reed (Gotham) as Abby Arcane, Andy Bean (It: Chapter Two) as Alec Holland, Will Patton (Halloween) as Avery Sutherland, Maria Sten (Channel Zero) as Liz Tremayne, Jennifer Beals (The L World) as Sheriff Lucilia Cable, Jeryl Prescott (The Walking Dead) as Madame Xanadu, Kevin Durand (The Strain) as Jason Woodrue, Virginia Madsen (American Gothic) as Maria Sunderland, Henderson Wade (Riverdale) as Matt Cable, and Derek Mears (Friday the 13th) as Swamp Thing.