Has Vogue SPOILED Blake Lively’s Secret in Green Lantern? POTENTIAL SPOILERS.

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I’m not going to pretend I’m the biggest “Green Lantern” fan out there. The character has never really interested me, and I always fond his power to be kind of ludicrous (the guy can make anything with his ring, but he usually makes stupid things like giant green hammers or fists to punch bad guys with). Having said that, I could be wrong but I believe “Green Lantern” co-star Blake Lively may or may not have let a potentially major plot point out of the bag in a recent Vogue article.

Need I say it? POTENTIAL SPOILERS BELOW.

So Lively, who is playing Carol Ferris, the love interest of Green Lantern’s Hal Jordan (played by Ryan Reynolds) in Martin Campbell’s upcoming big-budget movie, has done an interview with Vogue. It’s one of those puff celebrity pieces, but Lively goes on to say something very interesting in the interview that the boys at CHUD picked up. Here it is:

The adventure begins in the Vogue offices when I am bidden to look at the fittings shots of Blake Lively, which reveal a body sublimely toned for her upcoming role as Carol Ferris (a.k.a. ultravillain Star Sapphire) in Martin Campbell’s Green Lantern, based on the DC Comics superhero introduced in 1940. “All I want is to be a hero to my nephews and nieces,” Lively says, laughing. “I’m going to be the coolest aunt ever.”

Lively has been rehearsing with a stunt coordinator who works on the Bond movies and with gymnastic acrobats from Cirque du Soleil. “Our director likes it real—the fights close and dirty,” she explains, and for added veracity aerial stunts are being filmed in the rig created for The Matrix. “I’m 40 feet in the air, spiraling around. That’s the best workout you can ever do because it’s all core,” she tells me. “You do that for ten minutes and you should see your body the next day! It’s so exhilarating, so thrilling—and nauseating,” she adds, all of which promises to stand her in good stead for the surf experience to come.

So what/who the heck is the Star Sapphire (below)? Wikipedia says:

Star Sapphire is the name of several supervillains in DC Comics, all connected in origin. Within DC continuity, an immortal race of warrior women (the Zamarons) were depicted as having the ancient tradition of choosing physically identical mortals from across the cosmos to serve as the host body for their queen. The woman they choose to serve this role is called Star Sapphire. She is given the queen’s symbolic weapon; a crystal resembling an actual star sapphire that grants the user powers similar to the power ring of a Green Lantern.

Basically, a sorta female version of the Green Lantern, which makes her the perfect villain for Green Lantern, aka Hal Jordan, aka Ryan Reynolds, aka I think Blake Lively has just told the world that her character will turn into the Star Sapphire in the upcoming movie and fight the Green Lantern.

Or not. A number of commenters on the CHUD article claims to have read the script, and Star Sapphire never once makes an appearance. Could rewrites have written her in? Or maybe the Vogue article just sort of got it wrong or tangled up?

We’ll know for sure when “Green Lantern” opens June 17, 2011. Oh, who are we kidding. We’ll know for sure well before that.

Yet another reason why it's mostly guys who draw comic books. Cause female supervillains look like this.

Author: Nix

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  • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool aka Jiinx

    I'm interested on how they're going to play this, and yeah I think she messed up. SHouldn't have given that away cause I wasn't expecting her in the film as Star Saphire. Basically if they do that original version then it could work very well. If they do the current version where The Star Saphires are one of the 7 corps of light based on the emotional spectrum (Violet, with the emotion being love) then I hope they take it in an almost fatal attraction route. It'd be interesting if the next film incorporated the aspect of the crystal being overwheliming for the beared hence the fatal attraction thing and the Zamorans decide to crate rings from the crystals instead, and she'd help Hal against the newly formed Sinestro Corps powered by the yellow light of fear.

  • http://www.beyondhollywood.com/ Nix

    I have no idea what you just said, dude.

  • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool aka Jiinx

    LMAO wouldn't have expected you to. The little blurb you put up from wiki is the original Silver Age origin of Star Saphire from back in the 60's. Like all comic characters that last over a decade or more she's been revamped a few times. Most recently when Geoff Johns (DC GOD!!) brought back Hal as the Green Lantern, and introduced the idea of 7 different corps. The Green rings are powered by willpower, not really an emotion and are at the center of the emotional spectrum that is ROYGBIV. Each color has a corresponding emotion. Red=Hate, Orange=Avarice(greed), Yellow=Fear, Green=Willpower, Blue=Hope, Indigo=Compassion, and Violet=Love. The way it was explained is that the crystal itself would almost take over the bearer and she'd basically be at it's mercy and do what it directed her to do. It was explained that the farther the emotion is from the center of the spectrum the less control the person has. Which is why the Zamorans (an offshoot of the Guardians who embraced emotion, albeit just one, where the Guardians divested themselves of it and used logic, like lil blue Vulcans) decided to make rings with the crystals instead. What I wrote was me being a fan boy trying to figure out how this would work. I should move to Hollywood, and pick up Ulik and TSTI on my way! LoL.

  • thestrongestthereis

    I moved back form Hwood about a year ago and im gearing up to go again with a stack of scripts. Let me know when and where Ded and I'm game. I dont think Hwood is ready.

  • Bob

    Here we have the main reason why filmmakers don't pay too much attention to comic book fans. They can't. Fans want to see the whole 50 years of a character's history in one two-hour movie. Hey, I'm a fan myself, and Green Lantern is the one superhero I've always thought most deserved a major motion picture, but they've got to keep it simple, and just tell a solid story. Hector Hammond is the villain in the first picture, and a good choice. Save Sinestro and Star Sapphire for sequels. (And forget about all the “emotional color spectrum” nonsense.)

  • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool aka Jiinx

    Actually I don't want 50 years worth of stuff in the film. I was saying that if they were going to bring her in iether way would work. I only mentioned the emotional spectrum thing because I thought it was a great idea to create new enemies and allies for GL. I've always thought he's had some of the lamer villains to have such a cool power. Sonar is okay, Hammond is okay. Black Hand (Current version) is cool, and of course Sinestro is awesome. But by in large his eneimies come from disgruntled or disgraced corps members, enemies of the guardians, or are a consquence of the guardians hubris (Manhunters, zamorans, agent orange, etc). I don't think ALL of them should show in movies, but Yellow, Blue, Star Saphire (maybe not as a corps) and Orange should as they were interesting. That said I'm talking yellow with Sinestro by end of second movie, and maybe red or orange for a third. But I'm actually guessing Manhunters and SInestro only for second movie.

  • Celticgreen17

    I think that this was just an over presumptuous writer that went to wikipedia and saw that Carol Ferris eventually becomes Star Sapphire. When looking Carol Farris up on wikipedia, her eventual villain alter-ego is mentioned on the very first line. Besides, this is the first movie they need to introduce all of the characters before they star throwing in other aliases and affiliations. The only possibility of Star Sapphires making an appearance in this movie about Hal's origins would be at the very end to set up a sequel. You would see the Zamarons before you saw Star Sapphires.

  • Celticgreen17

    I think that this was just an over presumptuous writer that went to wikipedia and saw that Carol Ferris eventually becomes Star Sapphire. When looking Carol Farris up on wikipedia, her eventual villain alter-ego is mentioned on the very first line. Besides, this is the first movie they need to introduce all of the characters before they star throwing in other aliases and affiliations. The only possibility of Star Sapphires making an appearance in this movie about Hal's origins would be at the very end to set up a sequel. You would see the Zamarons before you saw Star Sapphires.

  • Adescopy

    it is so funny that all the people that are doing childish and very spoilt character that we have been so used to are getting more serious now in the film industry.

    LMFAO……. well i hope the movie achieves whatever it is meant to achieve but to be quite honest i am getting tired of directors turning comics into movies it is kinda getting boring now…..

    maybe the next thing we are gonna getis cartoons being turned into movie……

    anyway star sapphires does not appear until later on in the comic….. so if she is to be written in the movie it is going to have to be in the next sequel that is to be made……