Has HBO Max’s Green Lantern series been axed? James Gunn says…



According to james gunnreports of The Green Lantern’s disappearance have been greatly exaggerated.

In response to a report that HBO Max was planning The Green Lantern series had been dropped, new DC Studios co-CEO responded on Twitter on December 26 just write: “Fake.”

A The Green Lantern The television series was first announced in 2019, which was to focus on the characters of Guy Gardner and Alan Scott. In fact, the actors finn wittrock and Jeremy Irvin had already been cast in the respective roles.

However, in October 2022, it was announced that the series would focus on John Stewart, one of DC’s first black superheroes, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

No casting news has been announced regarding John Stewart’s role, but Wittrock and Irvine are no longer attached to the project.

The decision to model the show around Stewart was made after the former president of DC Films left Walter Hamada earlier in October, according to the outlet, but had “nothing to do” with Gunn and Saffron Stone being elevated to their new roles as co-CEOs at DC Studios.

Previously, The green lantern was adapted into a 2011 film starring Ryan Reynolds as the titular superhero and Blake Lively like his love Carol Ferris.



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