IESB.net has posted a rumor that Star Trek's Chris Pine ("James T. Kirk") is being eyed as the title character in Warner Brothers' upcoming Green Lantern movie.
Pine would play Hal Jordan, a pilot who finds a powerful ring and its lantern-like battery when a spaceship crashes on Earth. Jordan is selected to succeed the craft's dying occupant as the next Green Lantern, a galactic guardian who is a member of an interstellar corps, the site reported, citing an anonymous source.
The movie has reportedly set up production offices and is on track to start shooting in September in Australia for the previously announced Dec. 17, 2010, release date.
Pine is reportedly at the top of a list that also supposedly includes Terminator Salvation's Sam Worthington.