WESTWORLD's Leonardo Nam Joins DC's SWAMP THING
Later this year, subscribers to DC Universe will be able to watch the gothic horror drama Swamp Thing. DC is looking to get rid of the campiness that many know from earlier adaptations of the character. Well, now they’ve added a new actor to the roster. Leonardo Nam (Westworld) is joining the cast as Harlan Edwards. Edwards is described as a gay CDC agent who is Abby Arcane’s second in command.
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. She develops a surprising bond with scientist Alec Holland, only to have him tragically taken from her. But as powerful forces descend on Houma, intent on exploiting the swamp’s mysterious properties for their own purposes, Abby will discover that the swamp holds mystical secrets, and the potential love of her life may not be dead after all."
Nam is the latest recruit to the cast that includes, Will Patton (We Are The Titans, Halloween) 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, Maria Sten (Straight Outta Compton, Channel Zero) as her friend Liz Tremayne, Kevin Durand (Lost, The Strain, X-Men Origins: Wolverine) as the villain Jason Woodrue, a.k.a. The Floronic Man, and Ian Ziering (Sharknado) as David Cassidy, a.k.a. Blue Devil.