Maria Sten joins the cast of Swamp Thing

Actress Maria Sten (Straight Outta Compton) has joined the cast of Swamp Thing. Sten will be a series regular opposite recently announced Crystal Reed who is playing Abby Arcane.

Sten will play Liz Tremayne, a close childhood friend of Abby Arcane’s, who splits her time between reporting for the local paper and bartending at her aging father’s roadhouse bar. Her no-nonsense attitude belies a deep compassion for her friends and family as she sets out in her uncompromising quest to expose the secrets that threaten her beloved hometown.

Swamp Thing is an upcoming DC Universe streaming drama series based on the DC characters created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson. The project, which hails from James Wan’s Atomic Monster in association with Warner Bros. Television is set to premiere in 2019 on the digital subscription service.