Green Lantern author says HBO Max series will not recurrent film’s missteps
The forthcoming Green Lantern series is simply one of the most interesting new projects that HBO Max has in progress. In any case, a few fans can’t move beyond the way that it’s coming from Greg Berlanti and Marc Guggenheim, both of whom worked on the screenplay for 2011’s critically-reviled Green Lantern film featuring Ryan Reynolds. Notwithstanding that film’s failures, Berlanti and Guggenheim would later re-visitation of the DC Universe as two of the primary architects behind The CW’s long-running Arrowverse franchise. What’s more, in a new interview with ComicBookMovie.com, Guggenheim guaranteed that the new series will gain from the film’s missteps.
During the interview, Guggenheim affirmed that the series happens in a separate continuity from the Arrowverse. Notwithstanding, he admitted that the creative process will not be totally different.
“Green Lantern, we’re approaching it as doing it distinct from the Arrowverse,” said Guggenheim. “It’s not going to have any creative tendrils. But yeah, myself, Greg Berlanti, Lamont Magee, Geoff Johns, we’ve all got experience in the Arrowverse. I’m sure that in some way, shape, or form, the sensibilities but also a lot of lessons, we learned a lot of lessons across doing these shows both from a creative standpoint and a production standpoint. I’m sure we’ll be bringing that experience to Green Lantern as we get deeper and deeper into the series.”
“Greg and I have worked together for 16 years now,” continued Guggenheim. “We’ve worked together on a lot of different things – some DC-related, some not DC-related. He came to me years ago, now, with the idea of ‘DC is letting us do a Green Lantern series for their streaming service, would you want to be involved?’ And, I said, of course. Because of the movie and that experience, there’s a strong desire on my part and on Greg’s part to get right what had been gotten wrong ten years ago.”
Berlanti and Guggenheim are working on Green Lantern with showrunner Seth Grahame-Smith. Up until now, the cast incorporates Finn Wittrock as Guy Gardner and Jeremy Irvine as Alan Scott. The series is additionally expected to highlight more up to date Corps individuals from the comics like Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz. Lee Toland Krieger, who recently helmed the pilot for Superman and Lois, is directing the first two episodes.
HBO Max actually hasn’t declared a premiere date for Green Lantern.