Ryan Reynolds will need superhuman strength: He’ll be carrying two super-franchises.
Reynolds, who has been talking up a Deadpool series spun off from “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” has been chosen to play DC Comics’ Green Lantern.
THR points out the role would make Reynolds the first actor to play both Marvel (Deadpool) and DC comic-book characters.
Hal Jordan, a test pilot recruited into the interstellar Green Lantern Corps of peacekeepers, will be a good fit for Reynolds, whose comedic roles often contain a serious undercurrent.
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