Variety reports that Warner Bros. Pictures has hired Michael Goldenberg (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix) to write the screenplay for Green Lantern 2. The first film is scheduled to hit 3D and 2D theaters on June 17, 2011.
Greg Berlanti, Michael Green and Marc Guggenheim were previously hired to write a treatment for the sequel that would have Ryan Reynolds return as the DC Comics superhero who’s part of the Green Lantern Corps.
Filming just wrapped in New Orleans, Louisiana on the Martin Campbell-directed movie, produced by Donald De Line.
Goldenberg’s credits also include Where the Wild Things Are, Peter Pan and Contact.