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DC Comics and Warner Bros. Hit WonderCon with Green Lantern Stars, Video, Vid-games on April 1

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood March 7, 2011 at 11:26AM

Warner Bros., having promoed Green Lantern at Comic-Con in July is moving on to WonderCon in April. The Martin Campbell movie starring Ryan Reynolds as the DC superhero opens wide June 17 in both 2-D and 3-D. The studio is taking Reynolds and co-stars Blake Lively and Peter Sarsgaard to the comics convention at the Moscone Center in San Francisco for first-day signing festivities followed by a panel at 5.
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Thompson on Hollywood

Warner Bros., having promoed Green Lantern at Comic-Con in July is moving on to WonderCon in April. The Martin Campbell movie starring Ryan Reynolds as the DC superhero opens wide June 17 in both 2-D and 3-D. The studio is taking Reynolds and co-stars Blake Lively and Peter Sarsgaard to the comics convention at the Moscone Center in San Francisco for first-day signing festivities followed by a panel at 5.

Warner Home Video is not missing this opportunity to premiere its straight-to-Blu-ray/DVD animated feature Green Lantern: Emerald Knights on Friday night followed by a panel and Saturday autograph session. On Friday, DC Comics will host a panel and through the weekend, a booth that will also promo the immersive videogame Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters, which will go into release alongside the Green Lantern movie.

This article is related to: Exhibition, Festivals, Genres, Headliners, Studios, DVDs, Comic-Con, Comics, Warner Bros./New Line, 3D


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.