Look out Common! Angel the Slayer Layer is after ya’ ring! (God, that just came out three ways wrong didn’t it!?)
David Boreanaz (“Angel”, “Bones”) is possibly – and I say possibly because the movie is still in the very, very, very early stages of development, and, well, read on.. – up for the role of ‘The Green Lantern’.
Seems Boreanaz and “Sin City” star Carla Gugino were the basis of storyboard artist and illustrator Brian Murray’s concept work for the “Green Lantern” movie -Boreanaz as the emerald-coloured lead, Gugino as romantic interest Carol Ferris -Â drawings he was commissioned by “Green Lantern” co-writer (and potential director) Greg Berlanti to do. You can view the drawings here.
The drawings were presented to Warner Bros as part of Berlanti’s pitch – a pitch that resulted in him getting the gig.
Boreanaz, who tested for both Superman (in “Superman Returns”) and ‘The Thing’ in “Fantastic Four”, actually voiced the role of The Green Lantern in the animated DVD movie ”Justice League: The New Frontier”, in 2006.
I think Boreanaz has a great look for a superhero – but is he the name the superhero flick requires? We’ve all seen this year that it really does help to have an A-lister under the mask… and Boreanaz, though well-known for his television work, isn’t exactly a major film star; in fact, most of his movies (Bar Jamie Blanks’ “Valentine”) have gone straight to DVD. Still, it’s possible that he may get a look-in – – and again, it’s possible his Green Lantern may forever stay in paper-form.
Common was most recently asked to play ‘The Green Lantern’ – in the recently shelved “Justice League” movie.
Speaking of one-time Superhero contenders, Brendan Fraser tells VoicesOfKrypton.com that he was offered the role of Superman when J.J Abrams was onboard “Superman Returns”. Though he was excited at the prospect, Fraser says his “offer” suddenly turned to “er, we like you, but we have to ask the other guys at Warner” so the decision was basically made for him.
The “Mummy” actor says the film would’ve been a far superior one than the Bryan Singer version. “In my view, and I say this with respect, it’s far superior than Bryan Singers. J.J. had a vision that was larger. It spanned galaxies. It was Lord of the Rings.I mean, it was that huge. It was like a 3rd World War on Earth involving different planets and universes, and brotherhoods–sibling rivalry and the collision of enormous powers. I mean, come on, it wasn’t smacking you over the head with a symbolic hammer till you weren’t paying attention. That’s how good J.J. is.”
Thanks to ComicBookMovie.com for the heads up
- Two more ID4 stars back for sequel! - April 18, 2015
- New Jurassic World poster Tweeted! - April 18, 2015
- X-Men : Till returns, Munn teases costume - April 18, 2015
- Ridley, Marvel working on new superhero series - April 18, 2015
- Parenthood may return as limited series - April 18, 2015
- Dominic Cooper is AMC’s Preacher - April 18, 2015
- Teaser Trailer : Batman v Superman : Dawn of Justice - April 18, 2015
- Teaser Trailer : The Gallows - April 17, 2015
- Meade, Heizer, Lewis and more board Nerve - April 17, 2015
- Justice League : Gods & Monsters trailer! - April 17, 2015
Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.