Blake Lively (Gossip Girl) has been cast as the female lead opposite Ryan Reynolds in the Martin Campbell-directed feature Green Lantern. Lively was one of five actresses reportedly in contention for the role. The film recently got an official green light by Warner Brothers and will begin production this March. Attention will now shift to the roles of Dr. Hector Hammond (one of the key villains) and Sinestro.
Green Lantern is scheduled to hit theaters on June 17, 2011.
Source: THR’s Heat Vision Blog