“I would love to do it. You know, I had a couple meetings at Warner about it. I just think that they’re still trying to figure out what the move is. I would love to officially confirm, but I can’t….. but the fans started this campaign, and all I’ve done is made use of my social media to let folks know I’m interested.” stated Fast and Furious franchise star, Tyrese Gibson.
After a few meetings about the Green Lantern Corps, Gibson took to his Instagram account to remind fans of his interest in the movie. The actor has shared in an interview with Syfy Wire that he’s met with Warner Bros. about the film & that one of his struggling factors he is facing is persuading the studio that his age will not be a downfall for him and this film.
Tyrese Gibson made his debut in director John Singleton’s crime drama Baby Boy in 2001. He instantaneously established himself in Hollywood. Joining the Fast and Furious franchise in 2002 with 2 Fast 2 Furious and the Transformers film saga in 2007. Gibson left the Transformers after Dark of the Moon in 2011 but remained devoted to The Fast and Furious franchise. After that is when the actor started searching for an opportunity to join the superhero movie universe.
When casting plays into effect and things work out for Tyrese, Warner Bros. still has to find its Hal Jordan for the film. At present, the actor fans seem to want most to play Hal Jordan appears to be Armie Hammer. Who like Gibson has gained a lot of support via social media.
Check out the full interview below.