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According to HBO Max’s Hollywood Reporter Green Lantern has found his Alan Scott. Jeremy Irvine (Stepping stone) will play the legendary comic book hero who is one of the most famous gay characters in all of the comics. However, the gay character is a more recent development. Scott was introduced to being gay in 2012 and having a boyfriend named Sam Zhao.

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Scott, the first character to be named Green Lantern, made his debut in 1940. Scott was the primary Green Lantern until the comic was canceled after the Golden Age of Comics. DC opted for a different path when Hal Jordan took over the mantle, but Scott would be reintroduced with the explanation that Scott was on Earth Two, an alternate universe, while Jordan was on Earth One.

Since the current incarnation was conceived as gay, the Hollywood Reporter expects this to follow suit on the upcoming HBO Max show. The series will feature several Green Lanterns, including Finn Wittrock as Guy Gardner, which will consist of 10 episodes. The show is written and executive produced by Seth Grahame-Smith and Marc Guggenheim (arrow) with Grahame-Smith as showrunner. Executive producers are Geoff Johns, Sarah Schechter, David Madden, David Katzenberg, Elizabeth Hunter and Sara Saedi.

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Green Lantern’The first live-action adaptation was Martin Campbell’s 2011 film, in which Ryan Reynolds starred as the title character. However, the film was poorly received by critics and fans and was a box office mistake after grossing just $ 220 million worldwide on a budget of $ 200 million.

Berlanti is also the executive producer of The Lightning, Super girl, DC’s legends of tomorrow, Batwoman, and Black Lightning for the CW. He produces for DC Universe Titans, Doom Patrol, and Star girl.