Mark Strong in Talks to Play Sinestro in the Green Lantern Movie


Rick Marshall of MTV Splashpage has the new that actor Mark Strong is in talks to play the role of Sinestro in the upcoming Warner Bros. adaptation of  Green Lantern.

If negotiations are successful, Mark Strong will join a cast that currently includes  will join a cast that includes Ryan Reynolds as Hal Jordan, and Blake Lively as Carol Ferris (see here), and Peter Sarsgaard as Hector Hammond (see here).

Marin Campbell also told MTV that characters still be be cast include Abin Sur, Tomar-Re, and Kilowog. Sounds like they aren’t cutting any corners on this one!

The character of Sinestro was created by John Broome and Gil Kane, and originally appeared as in Green Lantern (vol. 2) # 7 (July-August 1961). In the comics, Sinestro is the mentor of Hal Jordan, and one of the greatest of all Green Lanterns, but soon becomes not only the arch-nemesis of Jordan, but one of the Green Lantern Corps’ most dangerous enemies.

Green Lantern is being directed by Martin Campbell, with Donald De Line and Greg Berlanti producing. The script was written by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, and Michael Green, but is currently being revised by Michael Goldenberg. The movie is set for a june 17, 2021 release date

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