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Ryan Reynolds To Play DC Comic’s ‘Green Lantern’

ryan-reynoldsFresh off his performance as Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Ryan Reynolds will take on lead role in the Warner Bros. Green Lantern franchise.

In recent daysit had been reported that Reynolds was competing with the likes of leading men like Bradley Cooper and Justin Timberlake for the part in the film, based on the DC Comics hero.

Green Lantern is set to be directed by Martin Campbell (GoldenEye) with production expected to begin in January 2010.