Flash and Green Lantern Team-up Film Rumored for XMas 2017

on June 13, 2014

Green Lantern + Flash

An article on NikkiFinke.Com reports that a slew of DC Comics related movies are slated between 2016 and 2018. Among them is a Flash and Green Lantern team-up film, allegedly scheduled for a Christmas 2017 release. According to this report, Ryan Reynolds will not be reprising his role as the Hal Jordan incarnation of Green Lantern. Unfortunately, there’s not much more to tell.

For the past year, one of the fiercest and most well-known debates in comic fandom has been regarding which incarnation of Green Lantern Warner Bros. should use for their burgeoning cinematic universe; John Stewart or Hal Jordan. Supporters of Jordan argue that Hal Jordan is a more important character in comic continuity, while fans of John Stewart bring out the character’s great success and fame from the Justice League and Justice League Unlimited cartoon shows, and the failure of the Hal Jordan-centric 2011 Green Lantern film, in which a big complaint from people was that the Green Lantern wasn’t African American, like John Stewart.

This latest rumor, while interesting, doesn’t have anything to say about which Lantern will be showcased. I think we will know when San Diego Comic-Con happens in July. Stay tuned for more news.