Jennifer Beals (Taken) has joined the cast alongside Crystal Reed and Maria Sten in the upcoming Swamp Thing series for the DC Universe digital service. Deadline is reporting that she is playing Sheriff Lucilia Cable, and they say it is a “key recurring role.”
Here’s how the character is described:
Tough as nails and pragmatic, Sheriff Cable’s fierce devotion to her son, Matt, is rivaled only by her sworn duty to serve and protect the town of Marais. As the community she has dedicated her life to defending is beset by strange forces, Lucilia must double down in her efforts to safeguard everyone she holds dear.
Len Wiseman is set to direct the Swamp Thing pilot which is Executive Produced by Gary Dauberman, Mark Verheiden, and James Wan.