Ever since the 2011 super-bomb arrived at cinemas, fans and audiences alike have either given up on the series altogether or pondered the question of, “Reboot vs. Sequel.” I take a look at why the latter of which is the best option, as well as how to go about it.
Hal Jordan has been the main star of Green Lantern Franchise for 42 years. There may be a few people who disagree with this article due to there attachment to a GL character but my goal is to inform why Hal Jordan is the definitive Green Lantern.
Christopher Ross' designs for the Green Lantern Corps and the Sinestro Corps Power Rings. Also included, are his designs for Abin Sur's ship, Hal's Power Battery, and Oa's Central Power Battery.
Green Lantern was surely one of the biggest recent letdowns. It had so much potential, but ended up destroying a lot of people's dreams. Now the folks over at CinemaSins decided to bring the nightmare back and give their thoughts on the movie.
Here are my ideas on how to make a good Green Lantern Movie..
How I would reboot The Emerald Knight in the possible DC Universe.
As a part of The Hollywood Reporter's new web series (which sees actors recreating scenes from movies which they wish they had gotten a role in), Cress Williams shows off his take on a big scene from 2011's Green Lantern. Would he make a good John Stewart?
In brightest day, in blackest night: no Green Lantern concept art shall escape my sight. Come see art that Seth Engstrom created, including designs for: Parallax and Hal Jordan's constructs and ring blasts. Also, behind the scenes photos of the makeup effects.
Writer James Robinson was praised for his decision to make "The New 52" version of Alan Scott gay, but the move reportedly left Warner Bros confused (resulting in Geoff Johns having to explain to them that it wouldn't mean Ryan Reynold's Hal Jordan would be gay too). Read on for details!
Conceptual illustrator, Alfonso de la Torre, has uploaded his artistic contributions to the Green Lantern online and they include alternate designs for the Green Lantern Corps, Oa civilians, and unused constructs created by Hal Jordan (Ryan Reynolds).
An avid fan of the Green Lantern: Animated Series, ElectricSuperman explains the only real way to stop the Aya-Monitor.
With Green Lantern not doing so well critically or at the box office, and with WB wanting to do a Justice League movie, a lot of people are questioning whether or not the film will get a sequel or rebooted. Actor Mark Strong says he would be shocked if the film got green lit for a sequel.
The writer identifying himself as "Vadakin" continues his exploration of what is needed for various DC characters to work on the big screen. Having already tackled Batman and Aquaman, he now turns his attention to Green Lantern.
French visual effects company, BUF Compagnie, and London based company, Peanut FX, have created videos showcasing their contributions to Ryan Reynolds' Green Lantern. Check them out!
Some thoughts on the future of GL, and on Geoff Johns in general.
Hit the jump to check out Neville Page's character designs for some of the members of the Green Lantern Corps that were seen in Ryan Reynold's film, like: Green Man, Larvox, Naut Ke Loi, and R'amey Holl.
Conceptual illustrator and storyboard artist, Tim Burgard, sent me a sample of Green Lantern storyboards that were used by Greg Berlanti that helped him land the directing gig. He would later be replaced by Martin Campbell ("Casino Royale"). Hit the jump to check them out.
Lets not let Green Lantern: The Animated Series and Young Justice pass quietly into that goodnight.
While chatting about his latest movie Zero Dark Thirty, Mark Strong was asked about his friendship with Kick-Ass director Matthew Vaughn, where he said the two have talked about a possible return to the Franchise. He also expressed his disappointment in Green Lantern not performing well.
In brightest day, in blackest night: no Green Lantern concept art shall escape my sight. Conceptual artist, Steffen Reichstadt, has uploaded his artistic contributions to Ryan Reynold's superhero film, and they feature many variations of Stel's head. Check it out!
With the return of DC Nation we received a sneak peak at both Green Lantern and Young Justice. But now, DC nation has released the official preview of Green Lantern. It seems we haven't seen the last of Atrocitus, the Star Sapphires and a few others.
A "rumor" did the rounds last week that plans were moving forward for a sequel to WB's take on Green Lantern starring Ryan Reynolds. We didn't cover it here (because it was clearly horseshit) but just in case anyone was taken in, here's what the movie's writer Marc Guggenheim had to say..
While writing a contributing article to another site, rapper turned actor Common recalled how heart broken he was that he didn't get an opportunity to portray Green Lantern John Stewart in the failed Justice League Mortal movie.
We've known that the director passed up the chance to direct WB's Green Lantern adaptation for a while now, but here he gives us a bit more info on why he declined. QT also reveals that he got some advice from Spielberg when his career hit a slump..
Should there be a reboot or sequel to Green Lantern?