Swamp Thing writer and director James Mangold takes a standalone approach to the character’s return, viewing it as a Gothic horror movie.
He emphasizes the simplicity and cleanliness of the story, distancing it from an ongoing series. Mangold’s involvement was confirmed after discussions with DC, and the film will be part of the
interconnected “Gods & Monsters” chapter in the DC Universe. Details about the plot remain undisclosed, but it will delve into the dark origins of Swamp Thing.
The filmmakers aim to establish a unique tone for Swamp Thing, highlighting the diverse aesthetics brought by different directors in the DCU.
Casting information and plans for future cinematic outings are yet to be revealed. The release date for Swamp Thing is currently unknown.