HBO Max is working on a live-action Green Lantern series and Deadline reports that Finn Wittrock has landed the role of Guy Gardner. Finn is best known from American Horror Story and the prequel series Ratchet.
Written by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Seth Grahame-Smith, Green Lantern reinvents the classic DC property through a story spanning decades and galaxies, beginning on Earth in 1941 with the very first Green Lantern, secretly gay FBI agent Alan Scott, and 1984, with cocky alpha male Guy Gardner (Wittrock) and half-alien Bree Jarta. They’ll be joined by a multitude of other Lanterns — from comic book favorites to never-before-seen heroes.
While their is effort being pushed towards a series, there is talk that Warner Bros. is still developing a Green Lantern Corps. movie.
Other characters that are expected to be cast in this HBO Max series include Jessica Cruz, Simon Baz, Alan Scott, Sinestro, and Kilowog.
Past incarnations of Green Lantern saw Ryan Reynolds play Hal Jordan in the unsuccessful feature film that he continues to make fun of and director Zack Snyder tried to cast actor Wayne T. Carr in the role of John Stewart for Justice League.