Ryan Reynolds, known for his comedic roles and his portrayal of Deadpool, also took on the role of Green Lantern. However, what many people may not know is that Reynolds accepted the role without even reading the script. Green Lantern turned out to be a major box office disaster and a flop in Reynolds’ superhero career.
Reynolds Explains His Decision
In a 2015 interview, Ryan Reynolds revealed the reason why he didn’t read the script before accepting the role of Green Lantern. He explained that the script didn’t exist at the time and no one auditioning for the role had the opportunity to read it. Despite the film’s failure, Reynolds doesn’t regret his decision and considers it an opportunity of a lifetime.
Green Lantern: A Turning Point For Ryan Reynolds’ Personal Life
While Green Lantern may have been a disappointment at the box office, it brought something positive into Ryan Reynolds’ life. It was during the filming of the movie in 2010 that he met his co-star Blake Lively. Their on-screen connection turned into a real-life romance, and they started dating in 2011. The couple eventually got married and now have a growing family together, including three daughters.