New ‘Swamp Thing’ Trailer Features More Things from a Swamp Than Swamp Thing

Collider | 5/28/2019 | Matt Goldberg
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DC Universe has released a new trailer for Swamp Thing. The upcoming DC Universe series follows an investigation into a swamp-born virus on a small town in Louisiana that begins to lead to strange and inexplicable phenomenon. Watching this trailer, if you didn’t know that Swamp Thing was an actual character who has been around since 1971, you could easily assume that the title referred to the swamp virus or the swamp phenomenon instead of the character who briefly pops up among a bunch of other stuff in this trailer.

I’m in no way sold based on this trailer, but Vinnie Mancuso watched the first two episodes and enjoyed what he saw, writing:

Violence - Rot - Show - Horror - Story

It’s in that violence and rot that this show truly shines as a no-joke horror story, not a surprise given Wan’s involvement and a pilot script co-written by Gary Dauberman (IT, The Nun) and Mark Verheiden (Ash vs. Evil Dead). Wiseman, who also directed episode 2, shoots Marais’ swamp like a dark fairy tale, all twisted trees and moonlit ponds. The effect makes...
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