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Seth Rogan as Green Hornet

March 9, 2009

Film makers can add another one to the arsenal of superhero films with Michel Gondry’s Green Hornet, staring Seth Rogen and Stephen Chow…First off I don’t even know who the Green Hornet is. So i looked it up and for anyone else who doesn’t know here’s a short description provided by Wikipedia:

The Green Hornet (also referred to as simply Green Hornet) is a masked fictional crime fighter. Originally created by George W. Trendle and Fran Striker for an American radio program in the 1930s, the character has appeared in other media as well, including film serials in the 1940s, a network television program in the 1960s, and multiple comic book series from the 1940s to the 1990s. Though various incarnations sometimes change details, in most incarnations the Green Hornet is Britt Reid, a newspaper publisher by day who by night goes out in his masked “Green Hornet” identity to fight crime as a vigilante, accompanied by his similarly masked Asian manservant Kato and driving a car, equipped with advanced technology, called “Black Beauty”. The Green Hornet is often portrayed as a fair-to-above average hand-to-hand combatant and is often armed with a gun that sprays knock-out gas (an electric stun weapon called the “hornet’s sting” was added to his arsenal in the TV series).

This one is set to release July 10,2010. Still in pre-production i’ll keep posting as more info is released.

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