DC Universe is on a casting tear as of late, and now Ian Ziering has picked up the role of Blue Devil in Swamp Thing.
Ziering made a name for himself staring on Beverly Hills, 90210, but as of late he is best known for staring in the Sharknado films. Now he is heading to the bayou to join Swamp Thing.
Ziering has been cast in a recurring role as Blue Devil. Warner Bros. described the character as, “Stuntman turned movie star, Daniel Cassidy became semi-famous after playing the demonic Blue Devil. But now, eight years later, Cassidy finds himself living out his days in frustration, pining for his former fame while on a collision course with destiny.” From this information it’s not clear if he will be bonded to the suit as he was in his original comic appearances.
This casting news comes on the heels of Joel McHale joining Stargirl, so it seems Warner Bros. is busy filling out the casts of its various series.
Swamp Thing is currently filming, but no premiere date for the series on DC Universe has been announced as of yet.