Green Lantern Movie Panel Confirmed for 2010 COMIC CON

Though fans knew it to be inevitable, official word has been released that Warner Bros will showcase their superhero film at this year's Comic Con International

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By multipurposeponi - 6/28/2010



The cast and crew for Martin Campbell's Green Lantern movie have been busy filming in New Orleans, Louisiana, for several months. Since production began, we've had our fair share of official, and unofficial, information about the project. Everything from set photos to concept art to detailed scene descriptions have been consistently hitting the net. Just this month we had a look at promotional artwork for the film that was used at the recent Licensing International Expo.

None of these tidbits of information, though, have been as talked about as what Warner Bros has in store for fans at this year's Comic Con. In past years, Comic Con has been known to help make or break a film of Green Lantern's magnitude; to the point that no studio will ignore the impact a showcase of their latest film slate can have. Fans have expected a Green Lantern presentation at this year's Con for some time now, but Warner Bros has only today officially announced that a dedicated panel for the film is on their docket.

DC Entertainment's Chief Creative Officer, Geoff Johns will be on hand this year to promote Green Lantern, and even recognized the anticipation he understands that fans feel for these projects, “I always appreciated the fact that an effort was made to show something to the people who really love it.”

With Marvel Studios ready to showcase THOR and Captain America and announce information for The Avengers (as well as their smaller properties) at Comic Con, Warner Bros has to be ready to drawn attention to Green Lantern, which is not as generally recognizable a character. From what I heard several months ago, they will undoubtedly put on a brilliant display. Teaser posters, official production images and film footage are just some of the goodies fans will feast their own on in only a few short weeks. Fans of the Green Lantern mythology will be very happy to see a scene pulled straight from the comics pages; one that involves a certain dying alien bestowing a powerful weapon to his worthy successor.

Warner Bros and Marvel Studios won't be the only companies bring hot properties to the Con, Disney is planning a massive TRON: Legacy panel, while Sony is prepping Green Hornet and Battle: Los Angeles for their official audience debuts.

No matter which films you are most excited to see, you won't want to miss the coverage of this year's Comic Con; which appears to be the most comic book movie heavy in history.



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flames809 - 6/28/2010, 11:24 AM
kool
InstigatorGIRL - 6/28/2010, 11:27 AM
Awesome stuff homefry. I can't wait to see the coverage on Comic Con.
Ven0m - 6/28/2010, 11:28 AM
Will see about this...
Casinoskunk - 6/28/2010, 11:30 AM
I will be in line!!!
Nemeres - 6/28/2010, 11:35 AM
Oh, what I'd give to go
Nemeres - 6/28/2010, 11:36 AM
Oh, what I'd give to go
thegreek - 6/28/2010, 11:36 AM
AWESOMNESS
comicbookjerk - 6/28/2010, 11:37 AM
Well Unless we get a Photo of the ful costume who cares? Its just something to hyped up over nothing
ROMACK - 6/28/2010, 11:38 AM
That's awesome! You are on fire today Poni! Cheers Dude!
Gmoney84 - 6/28/2010, 11:43 AM
I'll be there!!! YAY!
mk - 6/28/2010, 11:46 AM
i need a ride to san diego :( i dont drive :((
GLFanboy - 6/28/2010, 11:50 AM
@Multi Where did this info come from? I've been pissed cuz when I went to get CC tickets back in friggin February they were already sold out of everything but Thurs and Sun and I want to know if anything will be showing on those days. Did the original article say anything about times?
Upupandaway - 6/28/2010, 11:52 AM
NEWS REPORT: Thousands found dead at San Diego Comic-Con because they just had their minds blown!!! : )
EpicMan - 6/28/2010, 11:57 AM
We need a Houston or Dallas Comic con.
StuckInPanels - 6/28/2010, 11:59 AM
I heard its gonna be the scene where Abin Sur gives Hal the ring
AngelAragiel - 6/28/2010, 12:04 PM
YEAH!! Green Lantern news. I want to see the costume.
spectre1983 - 6/28/2010, 12:05 PM
Very exciting.
GLFanboy - 6/28/2010, 12:19 PM
Hey all! Thought some of you might be interested in this bit of news as well. Looks like Green Lantern: Emerald Knights is going to be one of the next few upcoming DTV DC Animated films.
Worldsfinestonline has the info.
InTylerWeTrust - 6/28/2010, 12:27 PM
I'm so pumped. G4 don't let me down.

I missed Green Lantern news, welcome back Multi :)
Angelus - 6/28/2010, 12:32 PM
And I jizz in my pants... [frick] YES! DC is going to blow us away! The fourth most iconic DC Superhero, maybe the fourth all around of all time is COMING TO THE BIG SCREENS!!! Its still like a dream to me!

Beware my power!
odie00 - 6/28/2010, 12:32 PM
cant wait to see what they show at comic con. lets tune in on G4tv everyone!

P.S. they should make a red lantern guy gardner figure...just saying
Anthony3 - 6/28/2010, 12:53 PM
I hope they have another panel at New York Comic Con
UncleDrew - 6/28/2010, 1:20 PM
Can't wait to see what they bring to Comic Con
spanky - 6/28/2010, 1:20 PM
i can't wait for this movie to come out, any news on a real life pic of the suit?
THULK - 6/28/2010, 1:37 PM
HULK will take TABOO13 any where she wants to go!!!!! HULK will carry on shoulder if have to!!!! HULK OUT!
ROMACK - 6/28/2010, 1:51 PM
Epicman@
No but We are gonna get the Wizard World Comic Con At the Austin Convention Center In November dude!
Insomnia101 - 6/28/2010, 2:28 PM
sweeet!!!!!year of the lantern is here.
NateBest - 6/28/2010, 2:57 PM
We'll have a couple of guys at Comic Con (I think Brent and Ed are going)... I only wish I could make it down this year... The last two have been awesome :o(
marvel72 - 6/28/2010, 3:34 PM
you know what that means,first bit of footage will be shown there.
TheAmazingSmitty - 6/28/2010, 3:34 PM
@Epicman
I know man! I'm all the way in Houston, so that would be PERFECT.
GUNSMITH - 6/28/2010, 5:08 PM
OMG I FOUND THE NEW TRAILER!!!...

PWhite - 6/28/2010, 7:20 PM
That's great news! I cant wait to go this year! Renolds is the $ h it!!!
KIDDSOUL - 6/28/2010, 8:43 PM
@ GUNSMITH: We all know thats a hokey and a mock up. It's cool if we can see that paticular scene done 100x better in the coming weeks lol!

By the way the Nathan Fillion mock up trailer is ten times better.
ISleepNow - 6/28/2010, 10:07 PM
That 'Douche' had Better Be There Too!!!
PieFace - 6/29/2010, 1:02 AM
I'm remorsing my inability to go with stabbing my hand with a fork right now..
AAAARGGHH..!! THE AGONY..!!
Orehrepus - 6/29/2010, 1:43 AM
Oooo, how I envy you, Americans! Poni, you brought this to us, you'd better have some on-location follow-up news! No, I DEMAND on-location news! LOL!!!

@PieFace: Nice avatar! Gatotkaca, is it?
GUNSMITH - 6/29/2010, 3:19 AM
I AGREE KID
Orehrepus - 6/29/2010, 9:04 PM
@bropus: Actually, I'm an Indonesian, but I'm not that much into "wayang" (shadow puppet), so I kind of know... a little bit... more or less... :P

Actually, if my guess was right that it was Gatotkaca (that's the name of the character) he's the superhero of the wayang universe. He's kind of like Superman. He can fly, has (and I quote, from the story/narration) "muscles of steel and bones of iron," and he has this super blaster weapon on his chest, not unlike that of Iron Man's unibeam. Well, I may exaggerate a bit on that last piece. LMFAO! But he does have some kind of weapon on his chest.

It's highly appropriate for PieFace to use it as an avatar on this site. XD
darkneo - 6/30/2010, 7:28 AM
Well crap. I wish they would come to the MegaCon in Florida, but I guess it would be to close to closing production. Johns will be there though (I hope) and others for the GL series. I am pretty sure they will have a lot of stuff to promote the movie though.
PieFace - 6/30/2010, 9:24 PM
@Orpheus, Wicked, I'm Indonesian too.. Never crossed my mind that I would find a fellow countrymen in this site.. You got that right, It is Gatotkaca.. Might as well stick to our local superhero.. Although, I'm not quite sure where Gatotkaca really comes from since the Mahabharata is actually a Hindu folklore from India..
ps. The piece on his chest is not a blaster actually, coz some wayang plays portrays him without the armor, but he fought with a mace..

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