In August 2008 we revealed a character list of supposed villains and allies that might appear in the movie (following a screenplay first draft read), just over a year later we’ve got some proof that it wasn’t far off.
Warning: spoilers ahead.
The movie will feature multiple villains, a trend that hasn’t bode well in the past (take Spider-man 3 for instance). Combining this with an origins story (assuming that’s what we get) could prove too much. I’ll remain sceptical for now.
[DR. HECTOR HAMMOND]
27–35, Character actor who is austere and impersonal, he is real “scummy.” He is a pathologist and also the son of a Senator.
Villain and extra-terrestrial. Sinestro is the former mentor of Hal Jordan and the arch-nemesis of the entire Green Lantern Corps.
Mid-30s to Mid-40s, he is smart, tough, intimidating and in great physical shape.
A member of the Green Lantern Corps, he recruited Hal Jordan as a Green Lantern. His role may not be huge, in the comics he presents the ring to Hal Jordan as he is dying.
Mid-30s to mid-40s, he is a great warrior.
She is one of many supervillains who has used the name Star Sapphire, and is a long-time love interest of Hal Jordan. The casting description doesn’t hint at a super alter-ego, so it’s not likely this sultry villain will appear, but in a sequel maybe?
[CAROL FERRIS] and possibly Star Sapphire
26–32, a smart and attractive woman with an MBA. She started as a pilot and now runs Ferris Aircraft. She is a work-a-holic…FEMALE LEAD