Ryan Reynolds to Play Green Lantern in New Film
July 13, 2009, 3:42 AM EST
Entertainment Tonight
With his romantic comedy "The Proposal" currently in theaters, and a new indie project in the works, Ryan Reynolds has just landed another exciting movie role -- read on for more details.

Reynolds has been chosen to play the title role in "Green Lantern," the live-action film based on the DC Comics character, Variety reports.

The 32-year-old star was in the running for the coveted role along with Bradley Cooper and Jared Leto, the trade paper says.

Production is expected to begin in January.

...might RR "overdo" his superhero status??