'Swamp Thing' to shoot in NC; no word on Wilmington's involvement in project

'Swamp Thing' to shoot in NC; no word on Wilmington's involvement in project
(Source: WECT)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - North Carolina is home to some large swamps, including the Great Dismal Swamp.

There was even a push to reclassify 15 miles of the Cape Fear River as a swamp last year.

Our natural swamplands could be a perfect backdrop for DC Entertainment's upcoming project for its new subscription video on demand platform, which will launch later this year.

Film insiders confirm North Carolina has been selected as the filming location for Swamp Thing.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, James Wan, who directed The Conjuring, which was filmed in Wilmington in 2012, is the executive producer on the project.

He posted about his role on the project on Twitter.

Our sources say while North Carolina has been selected for the project, it's unclear if it will be filmed in Wilmington.

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