What can we expect from the newly announced DC Universe? Deadline reports the streaming service is developing a Swamp Thing TV show and revamping their Metropolis series.
A scripted drama, Metropolis will center on Lois Lane and Lex Luthor. DC had given a 13-episode order to the series with a 2019 debut date. However, now the project is being redeveloped.
Read more info about Swamp Thing from DC below:
We are pleased to announce a script-to-series order for the one-hour, live-action drama SWAMP THING at DC Universe, the upcoming DC digital service which launches later this year.
SWAMP THING is targeted for a 2019 launch, only on DC Universe. Please advise if you have any questions.
· Platform: Only on DC Universe
· Auspices: Atomic Monster in association with Warner Bros. Television
· Order: Script-to-series order
· Format: One-hour drama
· Executive Producers: James Wan (Atomic Monster), Mark Verheiden, Gary Dauberman, Michael Clear (Atomic Monster)
· Co-Producer: Rob Hackett (Atomic Monster)
· Written by Mark Verheiden and Gary Dauberman
· Based on characters from DC created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson
· Logline: When CDC researcher Abby Arcane returns to her childhood home of Houma, Louisiana, in order to investigate a deadly swamp-borne virus, 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 dead after all.”
What do you think? Are you a DC Comics fan? Would you watch Swamp Thing and/or Metropolis?