RUMOR: The Rock In Line To Play GREEN LANTERN 'John Stewart'?

RUMOR: The Rock In Line To Play GREEN LANTERN 'John Stewart'?

Nothing too concrete on this at all, but a (usually) reliable source has heard whispers that the DC role Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson teased recently is that of John Stewart. Could it be for the Man Of Steel sequel or a solo adventure? Click on and leave your feedback.

We're not putting too much stock in this for now, but along with recent rumors that the character of John Stewart would be appearing in Zack Snyder's Batman VS. Superman themed sequel to Man Of Steel, we have this tweet from ThinkMcFlyThink's Peter Georgiou.

Oh, and there's also the following Twitter exchange from The Rock from April of last year:

The site has had some good scoops in the past, so this is worth paying attention to..even with that ever-ready grain of salt. You'll notice Snyder's Man Of Steel sequel isn't mentioned, but one would assume it'd be that movie Stewart would appear in - unless of course Warner Bros. have plans to reignite the Green Lantern franchise with Johnson leading the charge? What do you guys make of this?
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quas666 - 1/2/2014, 12:03 PM
He's too big to play GL
themidnightking - 1/2/2014, 12:03 PM
I am so confused. Is this Man Of Steel 2 or Justice League?
JatevinM - 1/2/2014, 12:06 PM
I like the Rock I really do, but I'm going to be pissed the hell off if they chose him to play John Stewart. John Stewart is one of the first few black characters and an actor who looks black should be the one to play him. I understand the Rock is half black, but anyone who didnt know that would think he is Hawaiian. Someone like Idris Elba or Will Smith should be the one to play John Stewart.
6of13 - 1/2/2014, 12:07 PM
What a load of bull. Really? John Stewart? No way is this true.
Nomis - 1/2/2014, 12:10 PM
6of13 - 1/2/2014, 12:12 PM
There is a better chance of Gusto discovering the unifying field theory equation than this rumour turning out to be true.
Sanderman - 1/2/2014, 12:15 PM
Would be cool but would also be weird having GL being bigger than both Superman & Batman
JoeMomma29 - 1/2/2014, 12:15 PM
Please make it happen, we need a badass GL!!!!!!
JatevinM - 1/2/2014, 12:16 PM
I seriously think he is going to be playing Black Adam or Captain Marvel because he honestly has the look for either one. He definitely has the charm for Captain Marvel.
JoeMomma29 - 1/2/2014, 12:16 PM
@ Sandman

No not really, I think I would be great to have some major muscle in the group.
Tajin88 - 1/2/2014, 12:17 PM
Rock is better off as a villain.
Bearjew - 1/2/2014, 12:17 PM
[frick] it
sameoldthing - 1/2/2014, 12:18 PM
That's just AWFUL!
GL is cool & so is the Rock but they do not go well together.

Rock needs to play a powerful "physical" character,GL uses his willpower most of all & the ring is his main weapon.

This better not happen.
MrCBM56 - 1/2/2014, 12:20 PM
SnapperCarr - 1/2/2014, 12:20 PM
I can only see him 3 roles:

Black Adam


djv1985 - 1/2/2014, 12:22 PM
I'm gonna make a prediction, please note the date and time so that if it is correct then will get credit. ready?

Snyder and co will announce a world exclusive trailer at ComiCom and when it happens he will show footage that reveals this is in fact Justice League Movie but not like the normal one. instead of Superman being one of the founding members, he and the destruction that he coursed in Metropolis will be the reason that the Justice League come together and they go to bring down Superman, but at the end realize that Superman is not the villain.

I have left out the idea that maybe the military or Luthor is behind their confusion maybe the US army bring in Metallo (build him) with Luthor using the recovered Armour from Zod, (dont know how they get it just an idea) and Metallo is at first offered help by the Justice League until they see Superman as a hero.

Its rough i know but basically what im saying is that Batman and the Justice League come together against Superman before making their realization that he is good and then take on a bigger threat.
ALegendaryPanda - 1/2/2014, 12:22 PM
I wouldn't have a problem with this but I think he we would be better as a more physical character.
ekrolo2 - 1/2/2014, 12:23 PM
Yes its terrible for them to pick the Rock for John Stewart but its fine to pick his as Luke Cage. Seriously can you [frick]s be anymore hypocritical than you already are?
JatevinM - 1/2/2014, 12:24 PM
I'm seriously going to be pissed if they didn't chose someone like Idris Elba to play John Stewart.
ekrolo2 - 1/2/2014, 12:24 PM

Hes playing Heimdall, its not gonna happen.
GinjaNinja - 1/2/2014, 12:25 PM
no. no. no. no. Don't ruin it.....
JatevinM - 1/2/2014, 12:25 PM
ekrolo2@ I dont want him for Luke Cage either. In my eyes Terry Crews has always been the perfect Luke Cage.
JatevinM - 1/2/2014, 12:26 PM
ekrolo2@ That doesn't have anything to do with anything. Ryan Reynolds played both Deadpool and Green Lantern. Elba can be both Heimdall and John Stewart its not like his role as Heimdall is huge.
DEVLIN712 - 1/2/2014, 12:26 PM
This sounds cool. The Rock is one of the better names that have been thrown in this so far.
DEVLIN712 - 1/2/2014, 12:27 PM
As for him playing Lobo, nah. Leave Lobo for Jason Mamoa
ekrolo2 - 1/2/2014, 12:28 PM

Keep telling yourself man, still not gonna change the fact it ain't happening. Besides, Elba can act but he has no physical presence at all. And an ex army man needs to have that physicality which Elba reall lacks for me.
CaptShipwreck - 1/2/2014, 12:29 PM
DC so jealous of Marvel's cinematic universe , that they are now rushing to shit the bed
DEVLIN712 - 1/2/2014, 12:29 PM

JoeMomma29 - 1/2/2014, 12:29 PM
@ MarvelPsycho79

We have no idea what WB is doing, right now it is all rumors and speculation!
thebearjew - 1/2/2014, 12:29 PM
no no no no no no-no-no-no ........... NOOOOOO

no hell-no

THEDARKKNIGHT1939 - 1/2/2014, 12:30 PM
That would be [frick]in terrible
JoeMomma29 - 1/2/2014, 12:30 PM
@ CaptShipWreck

How are you able to talk with your mouth so full, you are so foolish to spew some hate based on rumors!!!!!!! You are worse then a teenage girl in middle school.
thebearjew - 1/2/2014, 12:31 PM
ya let's not get all pissy saying it's over crowded
all we know is bats supes n wonder woman r in it
everything else is rumors n speculation
BigMikeReviews - 1/2/2014, 12:31 PM
The rock has had one box office success after another, it wouldn't surprise me if WB would week him out for the role.
BigMikeReviews - 1/2/2014, 12:31 PM
seek him out*
JatevinM - 1/2/2014, 12:31 PM
ekrolo2@ We clearly aren't looking at the same man. Idris Elba is a large man especially if he gains muscle like he would be required to do.
Hellsboy - 1/2/2014, 12:33 PM
I'd rather he be a villain he's too damn tall for stewart
Highflyer - 1/2/2014, 12:33 PM
hmmmm... i don't know what to think. i want the rock to be involved in the DCCU but not sure as green lantern tho. a little too big to me. my first pick is idris elba.
Brainiac13 - 1/2/2014, 12:35 PM
I love to see GL done right this time.........but I had my hopes for

Black Adam.....oh well

Happy we are getting GL.

ALmighty1080 - 1/2/2014, 12:35 PM
too big? are people that stupid, the guy could just stop lifting and he'd shed some size.
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