The Green Lantern. You Know, That Guy, Whose Green, With the Lantern. And Stuff.

Hey, it’s the Green Lantern! You know, the one from your childhood? Oh come on, everyone knows who the Green Lantern is, right? The former test pilot turned intergalactic beat cop? Um, okay, so maybe not a whole lot of people know who GL is, but Warner Bros. has spent a lot of money trying to fill you in. Will it work? I don’t know, but it’s certainly worked for the people over at the Onion News Network. Here’s their report on the sure-to-be comic book hit. Cause, you know, who doesn’t love Green Lantern and his, um, ring power, or some such.

On a side note, “Green Lantern” is currently polling at a 25% freshness rating with critics at Rotten Tomatoes from 21 reviews. This … is probably not what Warner Bros. wanted to hear. On the bright side, “Green Lantern” co-star Blake Lively sure has been getting tons of news, huh? Thank you, smartphones!

The Martin Campbell-directed film, starring Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong, Temuera Morrison, Jenna Craig, Jon Tenney, Tim Robbins, Angela Bassett, Taika Cohen, Jeff Wolfe, and Michael Clarke Duncan, saves the universe June 17, 2011.

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