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#1 Posted by solar_nerd (2248 posts) - - Show Bio
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https://wegotthiscovered.com/movies/zac-efron-reportedly-eyed-green-lantern-corps/

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#2 Posted by deactivated-5c531dce659a2 (1106 posts) - - Show Bio

Zac would work with the Marvel formula not so much with the trying to hard to be serious DC formula

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#3 Posted by Green_Tea (10339 posts) - - Show Bio

@vummax: Aquaman and Shazam show that dc is done with the gritty formula that plagued the earlier DCEU movies

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#4 Posted by deactivated-5c531dce659a2 (1106 posts) - - Show Bio

@green_tea: it worked with Aquaman but that doesn't mean I'll work with Shazam, the trailers for that move don't seem to good IMO but I'm not going to over judge based on the trailers.

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#5 Posted by Doom_Phd (1483 posts) - - Show Bio

wise guy, definitely Hal

@vummax: disagree the trailer for Shazam worked far more than what it did for Aquaman with minimal footage

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#6 Edited by Magian (150850 posts) - - Show Bio

I really hope not. I could see him playing a Booster Gold type of hero but not Hal.

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#7 Posted by Supermanthor (13216 posts) - - Show Bio

hmmm

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#8 Posted by Richubs (3349 posts) - - Show Bio

He is a good actor and he definitely has the physicals to play a ripped af guy who is powerful.

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#9 Posted by ImMadNice (1081 posts) - - Show Bio

I like it

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#10 Posted by Mr_Shazam0920 (3567 posts) - - Show Bio

I don’t mind it.

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#11 Posted by Green_Tea (10339 posts) - - Show Bio

Vanessa Hudgens can play Carol Ferris

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#13 Posted by FullMetalEmprah (3842 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll give him a chance, he may make a good Hal honestly.

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#14 Posted by solar_nerd (2248 posts) - - Show Bio
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#15 Posted by solar_nerd (2248 posts) - - Show Bio

What if it turns out he's actually playing Atrocitus?

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#16 Posted by deactivated-5c4a3e087afc2 (53 posts) - - Show Bio

That would be a mistake

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#17 Posted by adamTRMM (8928 posts) - - Show Bio

Honestly, I loved the early concept of vet Hal and rookie John. Buddy space cop movie with fantasy/scifi setting can be something else if done right.

Zac Efron screams Kyle Ryner for me. And honestly, that's a redundant character in that setting.

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#18 Posted by Ready_4_Madness (14790 posts) - - Show Bio

@vummax: they’re not done with that, their films are director driven. They’re not focused on a tone.

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#19 Posted by the_stegman (40070 posts) - - Show Bio

Goes against the rumors of them doing an older Hal and younger John. John would have to be REALLY young.

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#20 Posted by MAZAHS117 (12024 posts) - - Show Bio

He certainly looks like Hal, not buying it tho

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#21 Posted by Blackdog2009 (3659 posts) - - Show Bio

@green_tea: Gritty works and don't make it sound like Aquaman was a fkn comedy like that SpiderMan shit movie coming out. Aquaman was a movie with a serious story, with serious stakes and amazing visuals. It just has a huge fantasy vibe which is a given considering the source material. But it did not have any forced humor, we didn't see Black Manta or Ocean Master doing stupid crap or saying idiotic, untimely quips. They knew where the humor was to be.

That is where Marvel sucks donkey when they degrade a great villain like Loki and every character shits on him over and over.

As for Shazam, I think you're confusing things. Yeah it will have a light tone because by default the character is a kid who turns into a grown, powerful superhero. But you won't see forced comedy in it, you won't see the villain saying stupid things. DC does things right by always making each villain raise the stakes. Aside from Loki, to this day I don't know wtf any of the villains in Marvel really wanted. I'm talking about the MCU. The villains on the Xmen and Spider-Man (non MCU) movies have been great for the most part.

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#22 Posted by rem (2269 posts) - - Show Bio

God no.

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#23 Posted by MICKEY-MOUSE (36455 posts) - - Show Bio

He’s actually a really good actor if you’be watched his films. He could do either.

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#24 Posted by TotallyNotJucas (517 posts) - - Show Bio

Vanessa Hudgens can play Carol Ferris

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#25 Posted by solar_nerd (2248 posts) - - Show Bio

Check this out...

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#26 Posted by Wolfrazer (15968 posts) - - Show Bio

@solar_nerd: The masks look a little weird compared to the rest of the art, but that looks nice.

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#27 Posted by The_living_tribunal_24 (5833 posts) - - Show Bio

Nope.

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#29 Posted by PenguinDust (8481 posts) - - Show Bio

He’s a better actor than much of the material he’s chosen, so I don’t have a problem with him being in the movie, but I see him more as a Kyle than Hal.

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#30 Posted by StormShadow_X (16210 posts) - - Show Bio

Efron is one of my favorite up coming actors who evolved past Disney Channel.

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#31 Posted by ThEBeStOfTheBeST (9806 posts) - - Show Bio

He’s a better actor than much of the material he’s chosen, so I don’t have a problem with him being in the movie, but I see him more as a Kyle than Hal.

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#32 Posted by King-Ragnar (3431 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd rather George Clooney reprise his Batman role than to see Zac Efron as either Kyle or Hal.

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#33 Posted by Yassassin (7492 posts) - - Show Bio

Any halfway competent white actor over thirty can play Hal in his sleep, so Zac more then checks out.

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#34 Edited by stumerica (131 posts) - - Show Bio

*inserts Naruto chief gif*

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#35 Posted by Green_Tea (10339 posts) - - Show Bio

Now that I think about it, he really wouldn’t be a bad choice for either Hal or Kyle. It’s not like those roles demand the caliber of Oscar worthy actors

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#36 Posted by kgb725 (18095 posts) - - Show Bio

A guy and John movie would be better

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#37 Posted by thatduderox (977 posts) - - Show Bio

Zac would be a decent choice. He's a decent actor and a young guy in his early thirties, so he could carry a franchise for well over a decade if need be. I could see this working. I'm still pulling for Trevante Rhodes as John Stewart though.