The 2011 DC comics film Green lantern was a mistake from the beginning. It barely made back its production budget, much less its promotional budget. The best thing about the film was that it drove its star Ryan Reynolds to Marvel where he became a different kind of superhero -Deadpool. What went wrong? We might get some clues from the trivia behind Green Lantern.
8. Kevin Smith was offered a chance to write this movie.
He wasn’t impressed with the idea and passed on it. If a guy like Kevin Smith passes on a comic book movie it’s not a good endorsement.
7. There was almost a cameo by Superman.
It was going to be something that might have sparked the beginning of the Justice League but it was eventually scrapped.
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