Ian Ziering, who has worked on Beverly Hills, 90201 and also starred in Sharknado films, has joined the cast of Swamp Thing. Swamp Thing is a DC Universe series which is executively produced by James Wan. The show stars Crystal Reed as Abby Arcane, a young female who researches on the alleged dangerous swamp-born virus in Louisiana. Soon, she discovers that swamp has mystical and terrifying secrets hiding in it.
Ziering will be a recurring star and will be playing Blue Devil, a DC character. Blue Devil’s backstory is interesting as he is a stuntman who became the hero who fights evil. The Warners series explains the role as, “Stuntman turned movie star, Daniel Cassidy became semi-famous after playing the demonic Blue Devil. But now, eight years later, Cassidy finds himself living out his days in frustration, pining for his former fame while on a collision course with destiny.”
James Wan executively produces the show along with Mark Verheiden, Gary Dauberman, Michael Clear, and Len Wiseman. The show will revolve around DC characters developed by Lan Wein and Bernie Wrightson.