Casting News! Crystal Reed to Play Abby Arcane in ‘Swamp Thing’

by Ari Bard
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It has just been announced that Crystal Reed will be playing Abby Arcane in the DC Universe TV Series Swamp Thing.  Abby Arcane is the female lead in the show, and Crystal Reed is no stranger to the DC Universe having played Sophia Falcone for a full season on Gotham.

The show will follow Abby Arcane, an empathetic and intelligent CDC doctor who travels to her small Louisiana hometown to investigate a deadly swamp-born virus.  Once she meets Alec Holland and starts investigating the secrets of the marsh, however, horrors and supernatural elements she could never have imagined begin to come alive.

In addition to her roles within DC, Crystal Reed also starred in Pascal Laugier’s Incident in a Ghost Land and MTV’s Teen Wolf.

Swamp Thing is being produced by James Wan and Atomic Monster, writers Mark Verheiden and Gary Dauberman, Michael Clear, and director Len Wiseman along with Warner Bros. Television.  It is set to launch on the DC Universe streaming service in 2019.

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