ByDave Conley, writer at Creators.co
"Smokey, this is not 'Nam. This is bowling. There are rules."
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Zack Snyder's Justice League has most of it's members cast already.

Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, and Gal Gadot as the Holy Trinity of the gang
Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, and Gal Gadot as the Holy Trinity of the gang
Ezra Miller as the Flash ink361.com/app/users/ig-1105129427/nicoboy193/
Ezra Miller as the Flash ink361.com/app/users/ig-1105129427/nicoboy193/
Ray Fisher as Cyborg
Ray Fisher as Cyborg
Momoa will make Aquaman badass again!
Momoa will make Aquaman badass again!

And then there's Shazam! but we're not here to talk about him.

Sure everyone wants to talk about "The Rock" as Black Adam well...
Sure everyone wants to talk about "The Rock" as Black Adam well...

With no hint of Hawk girl or Martian Manhunter being in Snyder's League there's one more member of this Justice League that needs to be cast The Green Lantern, The Question is "which Emerald Knight of space sector 2814 will it be ?"

Clockwise from the top- Hal Jordan, John Stewart, Alan Scott, Guy Gardner, Kyle Rayner
Clockwise from the top- Hal Jordan, John Stewart, Alan Scott, Guy Gardner, Kyle Rayner

Earth's Green Lanterns, There's so many of them to keep track of!

Alan Scott - The original Green Lantern character created in the Golden Age of comics.

Hal Jordan - A science fiction reinvention of Alan Scott Hal Jordan is a member of the interstellar law enforcement agency called the Green Lantern Corps.

Guy Gardner - A core member of the Green Lantern family of characters, and for a time (late 1980s through mid 1990s) was also a significant member of the Justice League .

John Stewart - John Stewart is an architect and veteran U.S. Marine from Detroit, Michigan, who was selected by the Guardians as a backup Green Lantern to then-current Green Lantern Hal Jordan, after the previous backup, Guy Gardner, was seriously injured after getting hit by a car while trying to save a civilian.

Kyle Rayner - after Hal Jordan went on a mad murderous rampage Rayner was found by the last surviving Guardian of the Universe, Ganthet. Ganthet gave Kyle the last working Green Lantern power ring. Aside from Rayner having been in the right place at the right time, Ganthet's only reason for choosing him was because the other choice was a sleeping homeless man so Ganthet simply says, "You will have to do."

Simon Baz - A laid off auto worker from Detroit, this Lebanese American steals a car with a bomb in it and becomes a suspected terrorist when Hal Jordan and Sinestro's fused together and malfunctioning Green Lantern Power Ring finds Simon, and selects him as the new wielder.

Welcome to Detroit!
Welcome to Detroit!

Of course Hal Jordan is the most recognizable, a founding member of the league, and one of the fan favorites to be the Green Lantern in Zack Snyder's Justice League. The problem is that everyone still remembers the fumbled attempt to bring him to the big screen. Ryan Reynolds although still a fan favorite to play him has said he wouldn't and will probably be busy with his Deadpool franchise by then. (yes I said franchise, I hope anyways)

The next favorite up is of course John Stewart

John Stewart made his first appearance in 1971 but rose to fame when he was featured as one of the lead characters on the television cartoon Justice League from 2001 until 2004. He continued to appear as a major character on the show's 2004–2006 sequel, Justice League Unlimited. I have to admit that's where I first saw him and grew to like his Lantern a lot more than Hal Jordan's. I wouldn't mind seeing this Lantern.

I haven't really heard a lot of people clamoring for Alan Scott, Kyle Rayner or Simon Baz to be the new Justice leagues lantern. There is however one that should be in the running Guy Gardner!

Such an arrogant Guy!
Such an arrogant Guy!

He was after all the first human chosen by Abin Sur, Hal Jordan was just closer at the time. But Gardner seems to have some anger management problems Most likely due to having an alcoholic father that he could never please and some brain damage. It could have been a lot of things that helped build up his egocentric personality. Gardner might have had brain damage due to too many hits from playing football, a bus accident and/or being tortured by General Zod and others in the phantom zone. Oh and Hal ended up with his girlfriend while he was trapped. All those issues turned him into an arrogant, violent, unstable, and often childish lantern. Gardner believed himself to be the last "true" Green Lantern, superior to all the others, particularly Jordan.

Why he would be good in the JL movie.

Whatever
Whatever

Who doesn't love an Anti-hero?

Although there's been some changes in his character through the years his archetype is one of the ultra-macho "red-blooded American male." That along with his instability and problems with authority (he's even gone against "The Guardians" ) could lead to some problems with the other members of the League. He always wants to fight even members of his own team.

Always the smart ass.
Always the smart ass.

His pride comes before his falls

One thing about guy he is too proud to back down and has caused a bit of turmoil with whoever he works with. He gets knocked out easy for a lantern.

Blue Beetle knocked him out!
Blue Beetle knocked him out!
Seems to get his ass whupped a lot!
Seems to get his ass whupped a lot!

Superman & Batman surely would have made up by then

I'm sure there will have to be some inner turmoil within the League. Guy's Narcissistic ways and explosive temper are the perfect pot stirrer for that. Especially with Batman.

Bats was checkin' out his but!
Bats was checkin' out his but!
Swing and a miss!
Swing and a miss!

Besides who wouldn't want to see a live action version of that "One Punch"

I found a pretty good motion comic

want to see another version?

But who could don the green vest?

Oh yes there must be a vest! It's that 80's style that makes him That Guy!

Is that guy Henry Rollins?
Is that guy Henry Rollins?

Henry Rollins

You may know him as the voice of Killiwog in Emerald Knights or you may know him as the lead singer of Black Flag, the Rollins Band and/or an outspoken speaker of the spoken word.

Look what it's done to Guy!
Look what it's done to Guy!

Just look at his acting chops as the Survival game host in this clip of Wrong Turn 2: Dead End and more recently as a white supremacist on Sons of Anarchy

Jensen Ackles

After all those years on Supernatural I think Dean Winchester could handle a simple ring beside that show has got to be over by then.

And he's in a lot of fancasts anyways!
And he's in a lot of fancasts anyways!

Scott Caan

That's right Danno from Hawaii 5-O He's got the look, he could pull off the attitude.

Guy approves
Guy approves

Did I mention he's the son of James Caan (Godfather, Rollerball) ? Badass runs in his family.

Before I reveal my personal favorite pick some honorable mentions-

Sean William Scott, Aaron Paul, and Michael C. Hall

Sean William Scott
Sean William Scott
Aaron Paul
Aaron Paul
Michael C. Hall
Michael C. Hall

So here it is my personal favorite and a close friend of Ben Affleck himself

Matt Damon

Just add bowl cut and voila Guy!
Just add bowl cut and voila Guy!

You've heard them argue,

You've seen them fight together

Come on that would be funny. Can't you just picture Damon and Affleck back together again?

"Hey Batfleck, I got your ring finger right here"

I think Guy's a Seahawks fan
I think Guy's a Seahawks fan

Poll

So which Lantern do you think should be in the Justice League?

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Who would you pick to play Guy Gardner?

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