DC’s Swamp thing added riverdale casts Henderson Wade as Matt Cable
DC’s swamp thing series casts is growing. Just a day after casting Andy Bean and Derek Mears in the roles of Alec Holland and Swamp Thing respectively.
Henderson Wade is the newest actor to be added to the cast of DC’s Swamp Thing series. According to Deadline ,Riverdale‘s Henderson Wade is the latest to join the show. He will appear in the series regular role of Matt Cable, the son of Jennifer Beal’s Sheriff Lucilia Cable.
According to comics Matt Cable is a Louisiana lawman who finds himself in dire straits when supernatural evil threatens the town he’s sworn to protect. Crystal Reed’s Abby Arcane has a long history with Matt as she was his childhood crush.
The character was introduced in the first issue of the Swamp Thing comic as a federal agent assigned to protect Alec Holland. When Holland presumably dies in the swamp, Cable blames the creature known as Swamp Thing, unaware that it and Holland are now one and the same.
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Swamp Thing is a monster that first appeared in House of Secrets#92 in 1971. Often mistaken as a villain, Swamp Thing is more of a hero that fights to protect humanity, the environment, and his home.
The pilot for Swamp Thing is being directed by Len Wiseman (Underworld), with James Wan (Aquaman) executive producing. The cast of the series includes Crystal Reed (Gotham) as Abby Arcane, Andy Bean (It: Chapter Two) as Alec Holland. Will Patton (Halloween) as Avery Sutherland, Maria Sten (Channel Zero) as Liz Tremayne, Jennifer Beals (The L World) as Sheriff Lucilia.
Cable, Jeryl Prescott (The Walking Dead) as Madame Xanadu, Virginia Madsen (American Gothic) as Maria Sunderland. Henderson Wade (Riverdale) as Matt Cable, and Derek Mears (Friday the 13th) as Swamp Thing
Swamp thing set to release in May 2019