Waititi, Morrison Join “Green Lantern”

New Zealanders Taika Waititi (“Eagle Vs Shark”) and Temuera Morrison (“Star Wars: Episode Two”) have joined the cast of the “Green Lantern” film at Warner Bros. Pictures says Empire Online.

Waititi stars as the best friend of test pilot Hal Jordan (Ryan Reynolds) who becomes a part of an interplanetary police force after finding a ring imbued with super powers.

Morrison will play Abin Sur, the Corps member instrumental in helping Jordan become a superhero.

Filming kicks off today in New Orleans under the helm of fellow Kiwi Martin Campbell (“Goldeneye,” “Casino Royale”).