It’s been quite the long week for us, having just returned from Comic-Con in San Diego. But now that we’re back home, let’s count down the Best Stories of the Week.
Below we recap major stories such as Phil Lord & Chris Miller directing a Han Solo spin-off movie, a bunch of new images from Paul Feig‘s reboot of Ghostbusters, Harry Shearer returning to The Simpsons. We also have new trailers for Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Goosebumps starring Jack Black, not to mention a whole slew of news and coverage from Comic-Con.
So let’s get down to the Best Stories of the Week after the jump! Read More »
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Posted on Saturday, July 11th, 2015 by Angie Han
Not much has been known about Warner Bros.’ Green Lantern movie, aside from the fact that they’re planning to make one. But the first little sliver of information has been revealed from the movie. At their Comic-Con Hall H panel today, Warner Bros. announced the title Green Lantern Corps. More about Green Lantern Corps after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Friday, June 26th, 2015 by Angie Han
Dreams do come true — or so Tyrese Gibson would like us to believe, anyway. Earlier this year he wished really, really hard for a power ring, and now he’s dropping some massive hints about Green Lantern. He’s even teasing a potential Comic-Con announcement. More on the Tyrese Green Lantern casting rumors after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 by Angie Han
One of the questions surrounding Warner Bros.’ upcoming Green Lantern movie is which Green Lantern it’ll center on. There have been several of them in the comics, since they’re all part of a single intergalactic police force called the Green Lantern Corps. Would Warner Bros. attempt a do-over with Hal Jordan? Or might they move on to other popular Green Lanterns like John Stewart?
Well, now the rumor is that the Green Lantern movie won’t focus on any one of those — because it’ll follow multiple Green Lanterns. And that Chris Pine, who was recently reported as being in talks for Wonder Woman, could play one of them. More on the Green Lantern rumors after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 by Angie Han
At this point, Chris Pine might be the only blond-haired, blue-eyed, thirtysomething actor named Chris who doesn’t have his own superhero franchise. But that might not be the case for much longer. Rumor has it Pine is up for the role of Hal Jordan a.k.a. Green Lantern in Warner Bros.’ DC universe. More on the Green Lantern Chris Pine rumor after the jump.
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Posted on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 by Angie Han
Some actors play coy or stay vague about the roles they hope to win, but not Tyrese Gibson. The Furious 7 star really, really wants to play Green Lantern in Warner Bros.’ DC franchise, and he’s very eager to let the world know it.
Gibson has started posting pictures of himself as the superhero, including several pieces of fan art. Check out the Tyrese Gibson Green Lantern campaign after the jump. Read More »
The DC movie universe should already be three years old. We all thought, Christopher Nolan’s Batman Trilogy aside, that Martin Campbell‘s Green Lantern was going to kick things off. It was a no-brainer. Much like Iron Man before him, Green Lantern was a very successful and popular comic character who was fairly well-known to the general public. He also had an everyman origin story which opened up the world to crazy possibilities. Fans surely figured, by 2014, we’d see Ryan Reynolds’ Green Lantern on screen with Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and the Flash.
Then the movie opened, and things did not turn out well at all. While some enjoyed the movie, most heralded it as an epic failure on every level. Most importantly, the executives at Warner Bros. pretty much dismissed the film and instead focused on Superman as a new universe kickstarter, leading us to where we are now.
So where does that leave Green Lantern, The DC Comics superhero movie that doesn’t quite fit anywhere? It leaves the movie as the perfect subject of a Screen Junkies Honest Trailer. Check it out below. Read More »