Rumor Time: Could Bradly Cooper Play the Flash?
According to Deadline, two big scripts will be ready sooner than you think: Green Lantern 2 and the Flash. Warner Brothers is really trying to push out these films, most likely to compete with Marvel Studios who is putting out movie after movie based on their characters.
Marc Guggenheim and Michael Green are both writing the script and they say they'll have a polished script done by the holiday. At the same time, the treatment for Green Lantern 2, even though the film isn't even out yet, should also be completed by Christmas. Isn't it a little early?
However, MovieHole, made a pretty good point recently about who could play The Flash in the upcoming film. Before Ryan Reynolds was cast for the role as Hal Jordan, Bradley Cooper, most famously from the Hangover, was up for that role. Ryan ended up getting the part and that was that. Warner Brothers and Cooper seemingly have a good relationship and maybe they could bring in Cooper as Barry Allen. Keep your eyes peeled the next couple of weeks because I have a feeling this rumor will spread like wildfire. And even though The Flash film doesn't even have a director as of now, Cooper playing the character is completely plausible.
If you remember a few years back, Ryan Reynolds was rumored to play The Flash when the idea for the film was first being tossed around. I, personally, thought this was a great idea, but was fine when he finally got the role as Hal. Cooper is a lot of fun to watch on the screen, and I think he could bring that fun energy to the Flash. What do you guys think? Would Bradly work as the Flash? Who would you like to see play the Flash?
Did you know - How Ryan Reynolds got the Green Lantern role (LINK):Both Ryan Reynolds and producer Donald De Line admitted that the finalists (including Bradley Cooper and Jared Leto), had to endure two separate screen tests with one important stipulation. “We found out that the studio executives always want to see the guy in the mask,” said De Line, “and Ryan looks really good in the mask.”
“There was a Cinderella element to it,” admitted Reynolds. “We have these things on our industry called a lifecast, and it’s a mold of an actor’s head and you can build a prosthetic around that. You can do anything with that, and obviously, Peter [Sarsgaard] did one for his prosthetics in the film. The effects house that was asked to make the Green Lantern mask had no idea who was auditioning, but they arbitrarily chose my head from the vast catalogue of actors’ heads to build the mask around. When I showed up to the set [for a screen test], my mask fit a little bit better than it did in, the other's auditions."
For me the only thing that matters is that the movie's Flash has to be Barry Allen.
Did You know this to are doing a movie together, being the sons of retired cops in a long lineage of crimefighters (or somein' like that), with cooper doing the flash, I would be interesting to watch a little crossover in their superheroe movies movies.
Now imagine them with their respective suits, hehe.
Until now, hadn't really given a lot of speculation to which actor would be able to portray The Flash, whether its as Barry Allen or Wally West. I'm one of the few who has not seen much of this actor, but all I ever read are positive comments about him. Regarding his physical appearance, at least, I don't see why he couldn't do the role.
I just hope they...speed...things up and get The Flash movie underway! Just to add, no I've no idea what it takes to get a movie script complete but seriously, it doesn't seem like rocket science to get one complete and by Christmas of this year doesn't sound like a bad projection date for the GL 2 movie. These blasted stories and character bios already exist in the form of comics, plenty of reference material, basically already written.
film scripts are not easy to write. The ones that get rushed out are the movies everyone on sites like this is complain about how crappy a movie is. They have to take time and some effort needs to be put into it.
Just look at the difference between The Dark Knight and lets say X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
While both are decent and enjoyable. The Dark Knight is a more superior film. More time was spent on and the characters were larger than life. You were also not bombarded with characters as well.
Were as Wolverine had way to many characters, reshoots, very stale scenes.
I like the Michael Rosenbaum idea, I just wonder what they'll do about Barry Allen is he "dead," crippled, retired (which won't last if that's the case). But in my expert opinion Bradley Cooper (or Ryan Gosling) should have been Hal and Ryan R should be Wally. But other than Michael R, Ryan Gosling, Scott Speedman (who should have been cap' n Amurica), the new captain Kirk Chris Pine or the kid from Kick-Ass Aaron Johnson they would all be a good Wally.
That's just my expert opinion...
That Neal Mcnough or whatever would make a better Jay Garrick or MAYBE Barry Allen, also really hate the GL "suit," totally un-Hall AND I WANT TO SEE KYLE RAYNER WIELDING A RING
" I like the Michael Rosenbaum idea, I just wonder what they'll do about Barry Allen is he "dead," crippled, retired (which won't last if that's the case). But in my expert opinion Bradley Cooper (or Ryan Gosling) should have been Hal and Ryan R should be Wally. But other than Michael R, Ryan Gosling, Scott Speedman (who should have been cap' n Amurica), the new captain Kirk Chris Pine or the kid from Kick-Ass Aaron Johnson they would all be a good Wally. That's just my expert opinion... "
I've always wanted to see an Adam Strange or Captain Comet movie. That's what I always loved about DC was their Sci-Fi stuff . I always felt it be would be great to see their outer space comics in the movie. Which finally we're getting with the Green Lantern & hopefully Lobo if done right.
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