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GREEN LANTERN CORPS (2020): John Stewart To Appear In DC Film

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John Stewart Confirmed For Green Lantern Corps Movie

DC Comics superhero John Stewart has been officially announced as one of the characters to appear in the company’s planned Green Lantern Corps film.

Although the production will mark the introduction of the Green Lantern universe into the DC Expanded Universe, it will not be the first movie to revolve around the property. Warner Bros. previously released a movie that was intended as the start of a franchise starring Ryan Reynolds in the title role in 2011. However, the film proved to be both a critical and financial flop, prompting the studio to cancel their plans for sequels.

As today’s news shows, Warner Bros. is ready to revisit Green Lantern, albeit with some changes. While the earlier film featured the Hal Jordan version of the character, the reboot will follow the adventures of the Stewart incarnation of the hero, who is known as the first African-American superhero in the DC canon.

Comingsoon.net, which reported this story, added that one of the project’s producers said it will not be released until after Justice League 2:

DC Films producer Charles Roven told EW last year that Green Lanterns would not become part of the Extended Universe until 2019’s Justice League 2 at the earliest. “For now, we felt that we were introducing enough characters that the best possible place we could put Green Lantern is some introduction in Justice League 2, or barring that, a movie after,”

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