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Ryan Reynolds will star in The Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds will star in The Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds will star in The Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds will star in The Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds will star in The Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds will star in The Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds will star in The Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds will star in The Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds will star in The Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds will star in The Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds will star in The Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds will star in The Green Lantern

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Ryan Reynolds will star in The Green Lantern

Blake Lively has signed up to star alongside Ryan Reynolds in The Green Lantern, it has been revealed.

The Gossip Girl actress will be the leading lady in the highly-anticipated comic book movie, Variety reports.

Blake will play administrator Carol Ferris, the love interest of pilot superhero Hal Jordan - played by Scarlett Johansson's husband Ryan - who as well as being a sizzling sexy female lead also boasts impressive plane-flying skills herself.

The Warner Bros production is set to begin production in March, and is due to be released on June 17 2011.

PA Media