New ‘Swamp Factor Film’ Finds Director

Only a day after the mission was formally introduced, it seems like Swamp Factor already has a director.

In accordance with The Hollywood Reporter, James Mangold is in “early talks” to helm the brand new DC Universe’s Swamp Factor. The movie was among the many first 5 titles in “Chapter 1” (also called “Gods and Monsters”) of the relaunched DC Studios universe from James Gunn and Peter Safran. Per THR, “Mangold is alleged to be a large fan of the character and the tales. In accordance with sources, he approached Gunn and Safran along with his concepts. Swamp Factor could be a number of years away, nevertheless, and Mangold’s subsequent mission after Dial of Future will likely be a Bob Dylan biopic for Paramount.”

Mangold strongly teased his involvement within the mission early Wednesday, when he tweeted this pic of Swamp Factor by well-known artist Bernie Wrightson.

Within the official press launch for the brand new DC Universe, Warner Bros. described the Swamp Factor movie as a story of the character’s “darkish origins.” That would definitely align with Mangold’s pursuits. He beforehand made two pretty darkish comic-book films for Fox: The Wolverine and Logan. He‘s at present directing the upcoming fifth Indiana Jones film, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Future.

This will likely be Swamp Factor’s third movie, following two comparatively low-budget horror photos within the Nineteen Eighties. (The primary one, directed by a younger Wes Craven, is definitely fairly good.) He was most not too long ago tailored because the star of a streaming TV collection that was obtainable on the short-lived DC Universe service. When the service was folded into HBO Max, most of its programming shifted over there, however at present the Swamp Factor present isn’t obtainable there.

The New DC Universe of Motion pictures and Reveals

All of the tasks introduced by DC Studios as the beginning of “Chapter 1” of the corporate’s new universe of films and reveals.