WB Casts Green Lantern as Next DCU Star

The release of the back cover art for Warner Bros.’ forthcoming Wonder Woman DVD animated feature reveals Green Lantern will be the next superhero to get the same treatment.

Wonder Woman reaches stores March 3rd, and is the fourth original DVD feature WB has produced based on classic DC Comics heroes. Directed by Lauren Montgomery and exec produced by acclaimed animation veteran Bruce Timm, the new DC movie centers on the mythic origins of the classic heroine on the secluded island Themyscira and the arrival of Steve Trevor (voiced by Nathan Fillion), who crash lands on the island of no men.

Which version of Green Lantern will appear in the film’the original Golden Age version, the classic Hal Jordan edition, Justice League star John Stewart or the more modern Kyle Rayner version’will likely be the focus of much fan attention.

Greg Berlanti (Everwood, Brothers & Sisters) signed to write and direct a live-version adaptation of the comic book, featuring the Hal Jordan character, in 2007. Writers Michael Green (Heroes) and Marc Guggenheim (The Flash and Wolverine comics) were also attached to the project, which was originally slated for 2010, but may be delayed. David Boreanaz (Angel, Bones) has been interested in portraying Jordan. Donald De Line is producing the pic.