Bradley Cooper, Ryan Reynolds and Justin Timberlake vie for Green Lantern?

Warner Bros. is reportedly close to deciding which of three actors it will cast in the lead role of the “Green Lantern”

The race has been narrowed to: Bradley Cooper, Ryan Reynolds and Justin Timberlake.


One of them will play Hal Jordan, the ir Force test pilot who joins the intergalactic police force known as the Green Lanterns. His job: Defend part of the universe with a powerful ring that gives him super powers, such as flight and invisibility.


Reynolds, who is familiar with comic-book themed movies with his work in “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” is currently starring opposite Sandra Bullock in “The Proposal.” Cooper is the star of the summer’s big hit, “The Hangover.” Timberlake is working on his acting resume, with roles in the dramas “Alpha Dog” and “Black Snake Moan.”