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Former SWAMP THING showrunner Mark Verheiden weighs in on James Mangold's upcoming film

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In a new interview with Multiverse of Color, Swamp Thing (2019) Showrunner Mark Verheiden was asked to share his thoughts on the upcoming film Swamp thing Film directed by James Mangold, who plays in James Gunn and Peter Safran's DCU.

Verheiden explained that he chose Mangold for “will find it great“regarding the upcoming film, adding:”Hopefully this will bring out a bit more of the darker characters.”

He also added: “The last regime's DC films may not have done quite as well as they had hoped [and] This new version is all about including darker characters [I think] that would be great.

Verheiden further shared that if he ever got the chance to work on another DC Comics project, he would like to do a humorous version of it Bizarre, in a half-hour sitcom. But at this point in his career, he's more inclined to come up with original ideas.

The conversation about what's to come Swamp thing The film begins at 42:00 in the video below.

Be sure to listen to the full video, because Verheiden also shared some ideas about what a second season of the show would have included.

The Swamp thing The TV show premiered on May 31, 2019 and consisted of 10 episodes. The original episode count was reduced from 13 to 10 as Warner Bros. tried to solidify its streaming plans. DC Universe would eventually be folded into HBO Max, which was later shortened to just Max.

A fan campaign ensued to save the show, which eventually led to Swamp Thing airing on The CW, but failed to generate enough momentum for a second season.

The show has an approval rating of 92% on Rotten Tomatoes from 39 reviews.

Mangold recently expressed his enthusiasm for the project, stating: “When I heard that James Gunn was taking over DC, I just saw it as an opportunity to throw my hat in.He went on to say that the film will be inspired by Frankenstein.

However, in recent news it sounds like it was Swiss chard war of stars The film will be first on his list after he completes work on the upcoming Bob Dylan biopic. A complete unknownwhich will play the main role Dune: Part Two Timothée Chalamet.

Based on Mangold's schedule, the Swamp thing If he wants to stay in the director's chair, it could be years before the film is made.