Green Lantern's villain has a new father

Tim Robbins—who has been carving out a career as the dad in such films as City of Ember—will play another one in the upcoming Green Lantern movie.

According to The Hollywood Reporter's Heat Vision blog:

Robbins will play Senator Hammond, the disapproving father of the movie's villain, Dr. Hector Hammond (Peter Sarsgaard), who becomes infused with psychic powers.

Robbins joins a cast led by Ryan Reynolds as Hal Jordan/Green Lantern and Blake Lively as Carol Ferris. The movie is slated to begin shooting in New Orleans in March. Martin Campbell directs.

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