Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Sideways and Designated Survivor actress Virginia Madsen is to star in the new live-action series, Swamp Thing.
"Virginia Madsen (@madlyv) joins #DCUSWAMPTHING as Maria Sunderland. Welcome to the #DCUNIVERSE," the DC Universe Twitter feed said Thursday.
Gotham alum Crystal Reed was cast in September as Abby Arcane in the Louisiana-set, supernatural drama.
Deadline.com said the show is slated to debut in 2019. No other casting has been announced yet.
James Wan, Mark Verheiden, Gary Dauberman and Michael Clear -- the team behind the horror hits The Conjuring, It and Annabelle -- are adapting the comic-book property for the new DC Universe digital subscription service, which is the home of Titans. Len Wiseman -- whose credits include Sleepy Hollow and the Underworld franchise -- is directing Swamp Thing.