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Ryan Reynolds is Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds is Green Lantern

The Proposal star Ryan Reynolds will headline the live-action superhero flick, Green Lantern. He most recently played Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

Helming the film, based on the DC Comics hero, is Martin Campbell (GoldenEye, Casino Royale). According to Variety, production is expected to begin in January.

It was reported earlier today that Bradley Cooper and Justin Timberlake were the other top contenders for the role. Congrats, Ryan!!!

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60 Responses to “Ryan Reynolds is Green Lantern”

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  1. 1
    mythical creature Says:

    He’s a really cute guy. Good abs. Can’t wait to see it . Good choice :)

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    Any Says:


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    ck_always Says:


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    Karin Says:

    I’m happy for Ryan. <3 Although I was secretly hoping Justin would get the part.

  5. 5
    yaya Says:

    Well, he definitely way hotter than the other two. I would ride him for hours!!!

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    hell yeah Says:

    awesome! he’s got a rocking bod.

  7. 7
    sheesh Says:

    “he’s got a rocking bod.” but a head in the shape of a butternut squash.

  8. 8
    dddjjj333 Says:

    I never really found him that attractive till you posted that magazine cover/photo shoot of him with no shirt on, now I find him irresistible!!!

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    John Says:

    Great choice! this is from a guy who hates most choices for superheros…he has the bod and looks for it.

  10. 10
    mythical creature Says:

    Luv superhero movies. Nothing like a strong good guy that likes to save the day.

  11. 11
    mythical creature Says:

    Would luv to have a dress up drunk with all kinds of costumes, then every night of the week…..well…..this isn’t THAT kind of message board ;)

  12. 12
    becca Says:

    so he’s going to play a DC AND a Marvel character – Deadpool and Green Lantern????


    Halle Berry did it though, with Catwoman and Storm….

  13. 13
    Donna Says:

    ryan is perfect!

    I want justin to do a comedy….maybe a role with andy sandberg about those 2 guys on SNL – **** in a box/mother lover? :)

  14. 14
    meh Says:

    Darn it.

  15. 15
    vmars111 Says:

    I can see it…sort of.

    Bradley Cooper was a good choice too, but I can’t really see him as Hal.

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    s Says:

    wooo! ryan reynolds is awesome! thank god justin timberlake didnt get the part.

  17. 17
    mertz Says:

    meh @ 07/11/2009 at 12:03 am Darn it.
    yeah same here…although i guess i should be happy that justin guy didn’t get it. jeez. that feels like a bare escape. but i think they should have given it to someone else. here’s to it bombing. no way am i going to see this movie, and i love green lantern. f*ck.

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    twifanatic Amanda Says:


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    diamond Says:

    u know its funny how out of the entire cast of “two guys and a girl” he was the only guy to make it as a movie star..the rest of the cast dint end up…..frankly speaking anywhere!!

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    megan fox Says:

    Much better choice than Justin Timberlake… heck he even kinda looks like the Green Lantern!

  21. 21
    ZUBIN Says:


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    Rob Redstone Says:

    Ryan LITERALLY has INSPIRED me to lose my GUT of a stomach and now I dont go to bet unless I do my crunches! I literally want a SIX PACK NO FREAKIN KIDDIN!

    TheRobRedstoneShow. com

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    jennifer Says:

    LAMMMMME – I wish Bradley got the role! I would have loved to have seen him in green tights. ;)

  24. 24
    jennifer Says:

    LAMMMMME – I wish Bradley got the role! I would have loved to have seen him in green tights. ;)

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    ck_always Says:

    That is some fine ass canadian bacon.

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