Geoffrey Rush Joins “Green Lantern”

Geoffrey Rush will voice the role of Tomar-Re, a key member of the Green Lantern Corps. in the upcoming big-budget “Green Lantern” movie for Warner Bros. Pictures says Heat Vision.

In the comics, Tomar-Re was a scientist before joining the intergalactic police corps where he was instrumental in training new members including Hal Jordan (Ryan Reynolds).

The Martin Campbell-directed film is currently being rushed through post-production to complete its extensive visual effects. Adding voice overs for completely CG characters this late in a film’s process is not that uncommon. Michael Clarke Duncan was linked to the role of Kilowog yesterday.

Included below is a shot of Rush’s character Tomar-Re as seen in the first trailer: