Mark Strong Talks Green Lantern

Mark Strong Talks Green Lantern

Since we lasted crossed paths with Mark Strong at the Jameson Empire Awards, he's been shot with an arrow by Robin Hood, blown out of a building by a rocket and pushed off Tower Bridge. Yes, the man deserves a drink - but no, we wouldn’t let him have one until he’d answered a barrage of questions about the intriguing trio of projects he's got lined up.

First up is Martin Campbell's DC superhero extravaganza Green Lantern. "I haven’t seen it yet," says Strong, "but I’ve seen the artwork and if they can get that right, it’ll be astonishing." As Sinestro, he’s charged with mentoring Ryan Reynolds’ brash-but-brittle fighter pilot Hal Jordan on the planet Korugar. It’s the first of two roles – John Carter Of Mars’ ruler of the Ferns, Matai Shang, being the other - that give him the chance to get his villain on again - and some work with seriously cutting-edge CGI. Read More...

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