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Goyer Green Lantern Reboot Unfortunately Not an April Fools Prank

Written by Jude Terror on Tuesday, April 01 2014 and posted in News with Benefits

Goyer Green Lantern Reboot Unfortunately Not an April Fools Prank

Disappointing fans who hoped that plans to "Man of Steel" the hero was just a cruel joke, David Goyer really is interested in making another Green Lantern film.

Source: Variety

Green Lantern fans desperately prayed for a Hail Mary save tonight after reading that Man of Steel and Dark Knight trilogy writer David Goyer has set his sights on a new Green Lantern movie, but as it turns out, the news was not an early April Fool's joke. Instead, it seems that Goyer really is interested in rebooting the franchise, which failed miserably with Ryan Reynolds in the tights in 2011 thanks to a few minor flaws such as terrible writing, an awful plot, zero chemistry between Reynolds and equally vapid Blake Lively, and the fact that it was filmed entirely in front of a green screen.

“I would love to do ‘Green Lantern,’” Goyer said when asked about “Man of Steel’s” depiction of an alien world versus that of “Green Lantern.” “I really wanted to showcase Krypton as a truly alien world. That was one of the things I wanted to do from the beginning when I got involved in the project. At his heart, Superman’s always been a science fiction story. I wanted to lean into that, and so did Chris, and so did Zack, so I was just glad we were able to.”


Warner Bros. is, for better or worse, planning to branch out from Superman vs. Batman with all the characters they're introducing, so this will probably happen one way or the other. So, tough luck, Green Lantern fans. It looks like ol' Hal Jordan may be snapping necks on the big screen again before you know it.


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