Lost & The Strain star Kevin Durand has joined the cast of DC Universe’s Swamp Thing series.Durand will be playing the role of Jason Woodrue, the brilliant but abrasive scientist who longtime fans of DC Comics also know as the transmogrified super-villain called Floronic Man.
No release date has been set for Swamp Thing, which will be part of the core original programming offered on DC Universe, the recently announced subscription streaming venture from Warner Digital Networks. The supernatural horror series cast includes Derek Mears (as Swamp Thing), Andy Bean (as Alec Holland), Crystal Reed (as Abby Arcane) and Jennifer Beals (as Sheriff Lucilia Cable).
The official description of Durand’s character for the series: “Prickly genius Jason Woodrue is a biogeneticist without equal and he knows it. Brought in to study the unique properties of a small-town Louisiana swamp, Woodrue becomes fixated on unlocking the potential contained within — leading to tragic and monstrous consequences.”