New version of 'Green Lantern' in the works
Ryan Reynolds in Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Green Lantern.'
Published Friday, January 13, 2017 6:37AM EST
Last Updated Friday, January 13, 2017 6:42AM EST
Warner Bros. and DC Comics have confirmed a new big screen version of "Green Lantern" is in development.
A new big screen version of comic book "Green Lantern" is in the works reports Deadline.
Warner Bros. and DC Comics have confirmed that director and writer David Goyer will pen the script along with with Justin Rhodes for "Green Lantern Corps."
The new movie will be based on a comic book origin story and is described as "Lethal Weapon" in space.
The story will focus on Hal Jordan and John Stewart. Stewart is a former Marine sniper before joining the Lantern Corps, with the new movie focusing on his relationship with the organization and Jordan.
It is not yet confirmed if Ryan Reynolds will be reprising his role as Green Lantern after the disappointing first film.
A director is also expected to be confirmed as soon as possible.