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.

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