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Tyrese Gibson confirms he’s still hopeful for the Green Lantern role

March 27th, 2016 by Marc Comments

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It looks like Tyrese Gibson is still hopeful that he could be in with a shot to play the Green Lantern in the now well underway DC Cinematic Universe.

Speaking to Larry King (see the video below), the actor confirmed that he has spoken to Warner Bros and is still in the running.

Larry King asked if he’d heard from Zack Snyder and Gibson said no, but added : “I did meet with Warner Brothers, though. And…um…shoot me a prayer, Larry.”

We reported some time ago that Gibson had spoken with Warners (here) but it’s nice to know he’s a possible Green Lantern.

King then pushed, asking if he has a chance and Gibson said: “I do!”

When King said he was a big GreenLantern fan as a kind, Gibson added: “I would love it. I’ve taken the oath. I would love to do it [and] I got the muscles for it. I can do 1,500 push-ups right now.”

It’s believed that Gibson is in the running for the role of john stewart with the rumour being that the movie will focus on Stewart and Guy Gardner.

We’d like to see Gibson in the role but we know that’s a personal thing. Would you?

Let us know


Tyrese: I talked to Warner Bros… by LarryKingNow

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….

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