News has spread that DC Comics is already working on Green Lantern 2 and Green Lantern 3 movies. Sounds good, as long as the quality of the first Green Lantern is at the level of Lord of The Rings.
Latino Review, generally a pretty reliable source as far as film rumors go, reported an interesting one Friday: that two Green Lantern sequels are already in development, and will be in production by the time the first one hits theaters next summer.
Not completely surprising, but this is: according to the article, “sources say” Warner Bros. wants one in 2012 and one in 2013, meaning a Lord of the Rings trilogy-esque pace of three Green Lantern films in three years.
As the post points out, if true, this almost surely means an expansion of the Green Lantern movie universe, and, hopefully, big-screen debuts for Corps members like Kyle Rayner, John Stewart, Guy Gardner. Why stop there? Let’s end the work week daydreaming about a big-screen Isamot Kol, or who’d we cast as Soranik Natu.
The Green Lantern feature film is scheduled for release on June 17, 2011 and stars Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Mark Strong and Peter Sarsgaard.