Actor Michael Jai White, who stars in the CW show Arrow, has revealed that he would like to play the role of Green Lantern. With Geoff Johns currently penning a Green Lantern Corps movie script, DCEU fans feel that White would be a perfect fit for the task. The actor stated that he would like to play the role of the DC superhero as fans want him to do so.
White’s previous claims about playing the role of the superhero
This is not the first time that White has voiced his desire to play the role of Green Lantern. Previously, the actor had revealed that he would be delighted if such an opportunity came across to him. Moreover, in October last year, White had even shared a fanart. The fanart was of the actor himself as John Stewart.
The actor’s past experience of playing comic book roles
White has played a number of comic book roles over the years. He played the titular role in the movie Spawn, which released in 1997. Moreover, the actor went on to portray the character of Gambol in The Dark Knight. However, most recently, White has played the role of Bronze Tiger in the Arrow series. He appeared in ten episodes of the CW show.
What do we know about the Green Lantern Corps movie?
There are no known details about the Green Lantern Corps movie right now. However, the film is eagerly anticipated by DCEU fans, with Geoff Johns in charge of the script. The writer had stated in the past that he was working towards writing the best script possible for the film. Moreover, Johns had voiced his idea of a character-driven approach for the film. John Stewart is known for being the first black superhero in DC Comics.