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Sterling K Brown wishes to play Green Lantern

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Actor Sterling K Brown says he would like to play superhero John Stewart/Green Lantern, in Warner Bros' movie based on the DC Comics characters.

"Dear powers that be, if you are looking for someone to play John Stewart, I humbly submit my name," Brown wrote on Twitter. He signed off with the valediction "Namaste" and the hashtag "#GreenLanternCorps."

In the comics, Stewart is a former Marine who is called upon to serve as one of the intergalactic do-gooders known as Green Lanterns and outfitted with a ring that bestows immense power. Introduced in 1971, the character is notable for being one of the first black superheroes in mainstream comics.

recently tapped David S Goyer and Justin Rhodes to write the script for a "Green Lantern Corps" movie.

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First Published: Mon, January 16 2017. 07:48 IST