Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively Leading “Green Lantern”

Well, it looks like Ryan Reynolds doesn’t mind acting in two different intellectual property universes. According to Variety, he’s going to play the Green Lantern, who is a Detective Comics superhero. Fans of Reynolds will remember him from the recent X-Men Origins: Wolverine as the multi-powered Deadpool. X-Men is, of course, a Marvel Comics property. Blake Lively was recently confirmed as having landed the part of leading lady Carol Ferris.

From Variety:

Blake Lively has landed the female lead role in “Green Lantern” as Carol Ferris opposite Ryan Reynolds in Warner Bros.’ live-action film based on the DC Comics hero.

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Look for Green Lantern in theaters during the 2011 summer.