Writers Already Working on Green Lantern Sequel & The Flash
Despite the fact that we haven't seen a trailer, let alone a single official photo yet for DC Entertainment's Green Lantern movie, Heat Vision reports that the film's writers Greg Berlanti, Michael Green and Marc Guggenheim are already at work on a treatment for a sequel. This news comes shortly after hearing some bits from actor Temuera Morrison (who plays Abin Sur, a Green Lantern Corps member) mentioning that his backstory would be revealed in a planned sequel. In addition, the same trade story has more good news with the same aforementioned trio of writers also working on a treatment for an adaptation of The Flash.
However, apparently upon completion of these new treatments, the trio of writers will actually only end up writing a screenplay for one of the projects, but it's unknown which one they'll end up writing in the end. It's certainly strange for Warner Bros to start development on a sequel for a flick that won't even be released for another year (June 17th, 2011), but that means that the studio is immensely pleased with what's coming out of production down in Louisiana, so we should be in for a treat once a trailer hits (hopefully at Comic-Con).
Meanwhile, on The Flash front, it looks like the big screen adaptation of the red running superhero is finally making some real progress after several false starts previously. Comic writer Geoff Johns, who was recently appointed chief creative officer of DC Entertainment, recently reintroduced a version of The Flash that had not been seen since the mid-1980s' and is working on a relaunch of the series. The movie focuses on Barry Allen, the most popular incarnation of The Flash, introduced in 1956 by Robert Kanigher & John Broome.
Though it's taken a little longer than Marvel's camp, it sounds like DC Entertainment finally has its head on its shoulders and Geoff Johns is the right guy to help bring DC Comics properties to the big screen and make lovers of both movies and comic books very happy. I guess the next question is who should play the scarlet speedster? My vote goes to Zachary Levi or Adam Brody, but that's just me. So what do you guys think?