English actor Jeremy Irvine is in talks to play Alan Scott in the “Green Lantern” series.
Scott is one of the most prominent gay characters in the DC Universe. The fictional superhero, created in 1940, was the first character to bear the Green Lantern name.
When Green Lantern was redeveloped in the ’60s, hero Hal Jordan made his debut as a test pilot and Scott was reintroduced as a parallel Earth lantern. In the multiverse, he was redesigned as gay.
The upcoming series stars Finn Wittrock as Guy Gardner, one of several Green Lantern (s) set to appear in executive producer Greg Berlanti and Warner Bros. TV’s big-budget series, reports hollywoodreporter.com . Berlanti, starring Seth Grahame-Smith and Marc Guggenheim, writes the HBO series Max, with Grahame-Smith as showrunner.
Jeremy Irvine made his film debut in Steven Spielberg’s 2011 release, “War Horse.” The actor played a young Pierce Brosnan in “Mamma Mia!” Here We Go Again ”and was recently seen in Jason Bourne’s inspired spy series“ Treadstone ”. Are you excited for him in Green Lantern? If not him, who do you think would turn out to be a perfect cast for the film? Share your thoughts in the comments section below. Stay in this space for news of all the happenings in the DC world and more.
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