Upcoming HBO Max series Green Lantern there haven’t been many new updates, but a recent report from Behind the scenes seems to suggest that casting in the series has expanded.
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A report from Backstage notes that the team behind the upcoming series is ready to look for additional actors following the official casting of Jeremy Irwin to play Alan Scott and Finn Wittrock to play Guy Gardner, respectively. It’s unclear who else might be on the radar for the series, although there are plenty of iconic characters in the world to draw from. Green Lantern.
The report also mentions that production on the series is set to begin later this year in Los Angeles. HBO Max responded to the screen tirade a report noting that filming information is inaccurate and there are no official updates on the timeline as of now.
Green Lantern The series will follow the adventures of many Lanterns, including Guy Gardner, Jessica Cruz, Simon Baz and Alan Scott – Earth’s first Green Lantern who is gay according to the comics – and many more. The series will also include fan favorites such as Sinestro and Kilowog, as well as introducing new characters within the ranks of the Green Lantern Corps.
The show’s official synopsis reads: «Green Lantern reinvents classic DC property through a story spanning decades and galaxies, beginning with Earth in 1941 with the very first Green Lantern, secretly gay FBI agent Alan Scott, and 1984 with brash alpha male Guy Gardner and half-alien Bree Jarta. They will be joined by a host of other Lanterns, from comic book favorites to never-before-seen heroes.»
Based on the character created by Bill Finger and Martin Nodell, the 10-episode series will be written and produced by Seth Graham-Smith and Marc Guggenheim.Arrow) with Graham-Smith also chosen as showrunner. Executive Producers: Geoff Johns, Sarah Schechter, David Madden, David Katzenberg, Elizabeth Hunter and Sara Saedi.
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Green Lantern’The first adaptation of the film was Martin Campbell’s 2011 film, in which Ryan Reynolds played the titular character. However, the film was poorly received by critics and fans, and was a box office failure after grossing only $220 million worldwide against a $200 million budget.
Berlanti is also an executive producer Flash, super girl, DC Legends of Tomorrow, Batwomanand Black Lightning for CW. For DC Universe he produces Titans, Doom Patroland star girl.