Ryan Reynolds To Play Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds Photo:Reuters/Phil NcCarten

Ryan Reynolds Photo:Reuters/Phil McCarten

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Ryan Reynolds has been chosen to play the Green Lantern in the upcoming Warner Brothers Film. The studio’s live-action movie based on the Green Lantern DC Comics.

Reynolds is said have won the role, beating out actors Bradley Cooper, Jared Leto and Justin Timberlake.  .

Reynolds starred in a comic-book movie, 20th Century Fox’s “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” in which he played Deadpool, also known as the Merc with a Mouth. The character is being developed for a spin-off in which Reynolds will star. He also played Marvel’s vampire hunter Hannibal King in “Blade: Trinity” and was recently seen on the romantic comedy “The Proposal” with Sandra Bullock. Reynolds is also slated to play another DC Comics hero, “The Flash”, which is in development.

Movies To See This 4th of July Weekend

There seems to be something playing for everyone this long 4th of July weekend. Here’s a look at some of the movies playing out in theaters…

The Proposal with Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds and Betty White

Public Enemies with Johnny Depp, Christian Bale,  Marion Cotillard and Channing Tatum

Transformers 2: Revenge Of The Fallen with Shia La Beouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel and Tyrese Gibson

Ice Age 3: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs with (the voices of) John Leguizama, Ray Romano and Denis Leary