Angela Bassett Joins “Green Lantern”

Angela Bassett has signed on to join the cast of Martin Campbell’s comic adaptation “Green Lantern” for Warner Bros. Pictures reports Variety.

Bassett will play Dr. Amanda Waller, a scientist and covert government bureaucrat who has long been a part of the DC Comics universe. CCH Pounder voiced the character in the animated “Justice League” series, while Pam Grier portrayed the role in a recent episode of “Smallville”.

Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Tim Robbins and Mark Strong all star in the film which is currently shooting in New Orleans.