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Denzel Washington a two-for rumor on 'Batman vs Superman' production

If the inside talk holds true, then the powerhouse Denzel Washington has the acting capacity to foment the genius or Ring powers of Luthor or Green Lantern.
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"2 Guns" premiere three-day opener was a 2013 timeline starter initializing Denzel Washington's foray into a movie adapted from a comic book. The Oscar-winning star and prolific actor royalty co-starred in the action-packed crime fiction with celeb filmmaker Mark Wahlberg, and brought a commercial crowner over the Aug. box office.

A reach into the blockbuster realms is summertime pastime for Washington, but his next step into the filmmaking generation of comic book movies could arrive with the A-Lister bottle-necked sequel by Warner Bros., "Batman vs. Superman". And it's a double-down chance.

Insider talk forwards that Washington is eyed and under talks for two possible roles. One is Lex Luthor. The potential
emergence of Superman's key adversary may come into the rebooted franchise through a spiral of shortlisted top names in Hollywood.

So far Joaquim Phoenix, fresh off critics appraisal rouser the now showing romedy "Her", is joined in rumoured
vies against the accomplished "Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston and television's "Lost" superstar favorite the proliferative actor Terry O'Quinn.

Back around mid-Dec. the Lex Luthor role for Washington came on a report from Enstars via a breaking piece by Think McFly Think site.

Opposite a proven pivotal role within the Kryptonian's live action legacy, the "Flight" lead-actor could test the acceleration limits on movie news if he joins the ongoing surprise roster fulfilling a seeming Justice League catalyzing fruition in the upcoming sequel for "Man of Steel". With Ben Affleck's intro quaking fandom's overlook as he took the Batman role, and as Gal Gadot recently brought a silver Screen promised land for Wonder Woman fans the inclusion of a Green Lantern cameo is the second insider news ringing Washington up to forefront entertainment headlines.

Movie-goers are familiar with "Green Lantern" in a dismally unpopular movie sense. However the additional comic book roster for native Earth Lantern-bearers owns an extra Millenial familiarity that stems from those television ratings highs turned on by the combined ten-year span by the animations "Justice League" and "Justice League Unlimited".

Either Denzel Washington is up for both or criminal genius Luthor or animation's John Stewart/Green Lantern. The variance comes to light in lieu of a rumored involvement originally from Nuke The Fridge, and excerpted in CBM:

"According to our source, the “Training Day” actor is being considered for the role of Green Lantern John Stewart instead. If this proves to be true, Green Lantern will join an ever growing list of members from DC’s Justice League of America that also include Superman, Batman and Wonder Women."

Henry Cavill remains the big "Man of Steel" draw in the upcoming sophomore installment, especially in revealing his Clark Kent guise. But with DC Entertainment rolling out its branded blend of production development for a multi-superhuman themed film, Washington's iconic figurehead may just be sealnat on attacting a larger crowd around the established film-goers pleased with "Man of Steel" and its sequel's developments.