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WATCH: Charlie Hunnam is suddenly open to being the big screen Green Arrow

May 17th, 2017 by Marc Comments

Sons of Anarchy and King Arthur star Charlie Hunnam was asked in March if he would ever play a comic book character and he seemed less than enthusiastic about the idea.

The actor is a longtime fan favourite to play Green Arrow in the DC Cinematic Universe but he had no interest in the idea: “I didn’t grow up a comic book fan and I haven’t really seen any of those Marvel films or the Batman films. It’s just not really my taste. I must confess I don’t really know who the Green Arrow is. It’s not part of my vision for my career or what I aspire to.”

However, the actor seems to have a change of heart. In a new interview with Brazilian website Omelete (below), the actor took interest in the idea of playing Green Arrow and even asked DC to get in touch.

It might be argued that the change of heart came form his new movie (King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, which we really liked) being projected to be a big loser for Warners with a predicted loss of $150m. Ouch.

The movie was meant to be the first chapter in a new franchise but if word on the street is right then we can kiss those goodbye.

Anyway, here’s what he had to say…


The Omlette via Heroic Hollywood

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….