‘Riverdale’ Actor Henderson Wade Joins ‘Swamp Thing’ Cast As Matt Cable

Len Wiseman will direct the first episode off of a script by Verheiden and Dauberman. Television. The series is produced by Atomic Monster in association with Warner Bros. Swamp Thing is from executive producers James Wan, Mark Verheiden, Gary Dauberman, Michael Clear and Len Wiseman based on characters from DC which were created by. Rob Hackett is co-producer.
He was introduced the first issue of Swamp Thing in 1972 (as a federal agent in that incarnation) and assigned to protect scientist Alec Holland. The character of Matt Cable has a long history in the pages of DC Comics. That begins a long and twisting history between Cable, the creature and Abby Arcane. Cable fails in that assignment and blames a mysterious bog monster called Swamp Thing is responsible for Holland's fiery death.
Riverdale and Extant actor Henderson Wade is joining the cast of Swamp Thing in the series regular role of Matt Cable, a Louisiana lawman who finds himself in dire straits when supernatural evil threatens the town he's sworn to protect.
The log line says the show will follow Abby Arcane (Crystal Reed) as she returns to her rural hometown on a mission: “Abby investigates what seems to be a deadly swamp-born virus in a small town in Louisiana but soon discovers that the swamp holds mystical and terrifying secrets.” Abby has history with the son of Sheriff Lucilla Cable — she was young Matt's childhood crush.
Wade's other credits include: The Last Ship, American Horror Story: Roanoke, NCIS and Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce. Wade also wore a badge on six episodes of The CW's Riverdale this season in the role of Sheriff Michael Minetta. The Washington, D.C., native and Syracuse University graduate also portrayed Adhu, the son of Molly Woods (Halle Berry) in six episodes of Extant.
Wade is repped by The Strain Group and Stride Management.” />
The character of Cable has been reframed for the new Swamp Thing supernatural horror series that will premiere in 2019 as core original programming from DC Universe, the just-launched subscription streaming site from Warner Bros Digital Networks.