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Swamp Thing Casts Kevin Durand in The Villainous Role of The Floronic Man

We’ve got some more casting news for DC’s Swamp Thing series. It’s being reported that Kevin Durand is in talks to take on the role of the villain Jason Woodrue a.k.a. The Floronic Man.

Just in case you’re not familiar, Jason Woodrue was a botanist who was able to accelerate plant growth. Woodrue ends up gaining the ability to merge with and mentally control plant life after eating the 'organs' of the Swamp Thing.

The actor will join Will Patton as Avery Sunderland alongside Virginia Madsen (Sideways), who is playing his wife Maria Sunderland. The series also stars Andy Bean as Alec Holland, Derek Mears as Swamp Thing, Crystal Reed (Gotham) as Abby and Maria Sten as her friend Liz Tremayne.

Swamp Thing will follow "Cdc researcher Abby Arcane, who returns to her childhood home of Houma, Louisiana, in order to investigate a deadly swamp-borne virus.

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