Production Update: Green Lantern

Published on April 6th, 2009

The people over at Warner Premiere  just send us some info on there up coming Green Lantern: First Flight that I can’t wait to watch…

gl2The street date for Green Lantern: First Flight, the fifth entry in the popular DVD series of DC Universe Animated Original PG-13 Movies, has shifted to July 21, 2009.  A co-production of Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros.

Animation, the illuminated hero’s first-ever full-length animated film will be distributed by Warner Home Video.  Green Lantern: First Flight will be available as a special edition 2-disc version on DVD and Blu-Ray™

Christopher Meloni (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) leads the cast as the voice of Hal Jordan aka Green Lantern. The cast includes Emmy Award nominee Victor Garber (Milk, Titanic), Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica) and Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs). Produced by animation legend Bruce Timm, Green Lantern: First Flight is directed by Lauren Montgomery (Wonder Woman, Superman Doomsday) and scripted by four-time Emmy Award-winning writer Alan Burnett (The Batman).

Green Lantern: First Flight finds Hal Jordan recruited to join the Green Lantern Corps and placed under the supervision of respected senior Lantern Sinestro. The earthling soon discovers his mentor is actually the central figure in a secret conspiracy that threatens the philosophies, traditions and hierarchy of the entire Green Lantern Corps. Hal must quickly hone his new found powers and combat the treasonous Lanterns within the ranks to maintain order in the universe.

Will have full coverage of this film so stay tune to Comic Impact as we are all big fans of Green Lantern.

Simon Daoudi
Simon@comicimpact.com