Rumor: Rupert Wyatt In Talks To Direct ‘Green Lantern Corps’

Without the weekly DC Extended Universe rumor, how would we know the week had started? According to The Hashtag ShowRise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt is in talks to direct the Green Lantern Corps movie.

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Scheduled for 2020, the Green Lantern Corps movie is expected to feature both Hal Jordan and John Stewart and the film has been described as “Lethal Weapon in space”. According to the report, Warner Bros. hasn’t started casting but is looking for an actor aged 39 to 50 for Hal Jordan and 21 to 30 for John Stewart.

If this turns out to be true, Wyatt will be the second Planet of the Apes director to join the DCEU. Rupert Wyatt previously directed Rise of the Planet of the Apes and is currently working on his next release Captive Statestarring John Goodman and Vera Farmiga. It’s important to remember that this is just a rumor and nothing has been confirmed by Warner Bros.

Is this a good choice for the Green Lantern Corps movie? Be sure to let us know in the comments section below!

Update

According to The Wrap’s Umberto Gonzalez, it doesn’t look like Rupert Wyatt will helm the Green Lantern Corps movie for Warner Bros.

Kieran McLean
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