When I spoke to "Green Lantern" movie co-writer Marc Guggenheim last month about his Oni Press comic book series "Resurrection" (as well as the "Green Lantern" movie, of course), I somehow managed to leave out a small chunk of the conversation that could be of interest to fans of Hal Jordan -- and a certain "Man of Steel," too.
While Guggenheim couldn't get into specifics regarding plot points of the live-action "Green Lantern" movie, I did ask him about his comments late last year regarding a potential cameo from Superman (or rather, Clark Kent). Was a crossover still on the table for DC's Green Lantern of Sector 2814?
"Honestly, it changes on a daily basis. Whatever information I gave you today would be obsolete in a week, and maybe come back again in two weeks," said Guggenheim. " And even if it wasn’t in flux at the script stage, it would still be constantly in flux because you can film it, put it in the original cut, and eventually it could end up on the editing room floor."
However, he didn't deny that the Superman's alter ego would be making an appearance during the big-screen debut of "Green Lantern" -- so there's still hope for fans hoping to get Hal Jordan and Clark Kent on the same screen at the same time.
"I will say, all the Easter Eggs and the cameos that I put in, I couldn’t even begin to predict at this point which ones will stay and which ones will go," he said. "I’ll be as interested as anyone else to see what we end up keeping and losing by the time the picture is actually locked... and that’s pretty far away from now."
So there you have it, Green Lantern (and Superman) fans. Make of it what you will. Who knows? Maybe Brandon Routh will get to put on the cape again!
Would you like to see a Clark Kent cameo in "Green Lantern"? Think the characters would be better off not interacting? If you did have to pick someone to play Clark Kent, who would it be?