Their sources say that Roberts has auditioned repeatedly for the part, and has taken meetings with Campbell concerning playing Hal Jordan. It's also worth noting that Roberts has just finished working with Campbell in Edge of Darkness.
Of course, it can't be ignored that Brian Austin Green's name keeps coming up for the role. And while Green is an older candidate than the studio is reportedly looking for, it can't be denied that he looks the part. Green has not only auditioned, but has even done screen tests while wearing the mask.
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Green Lantern is scheduled to hit theaters December 17, 2010 from Warner Brothers Pictures. Martin Campbell is set to direct the film from a script written by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Michael Green.
Green Lantern was released June 17th, 2011 and stars Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong, Temuera Morrison, Jenna Craig, Jon Tenney, Mike Doyle. The film is directed by Martin Campbell.