'Fast and Furious' Star Campaigning Heavily to Play Green Lantern

Tyrese Gibson has posted 14 Instagram images showing himself dressed as the DC Comics character who returns to theaters in a 2020 film.
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Two massive franchises apparently aren't enough for some actors. 

Tyrese Gibson, known for roles in the Fast and Furious and Transformers films, has recently posted to Instagram a slew of images of himself dressed as Green Lantern. Gibson has posted 14 such pics, many of which are credited to artist Bosslogic.

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The actor posted the first image Jan. 23, accompanied by the caption "Rumor has it that." More recent posts have included the quote "I am fully committed to suiting up for this adventure."

Gibson appears to be gunning to play the DC Comics character in Warner Bros.' planned Green Lantern film, slated for 2020Ryan Reynolds played the character in the 2011 film version, which grossed $219 million and was widely considered by fans to be a disappointment.

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Gibson, who is also a Grammy-nominated singer, can next be seen in Furious 7, hitting theaters April 3. He isn't the only Furious actor to have posted about a potential future role on social media. Co-star Vin Diesel hinted last month at an appearance in an upcoming Marvel project.

Some of Gibson's Instagram posts can be seen below. 

 

Rumor has it that.

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Dope! @bosslogix strikes again...... Design something dope..... And I will repost... #Tag you in it.....

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DETERMINED!!!!!! 20|20 shout to @bosslogix "I am fully committed to suiting up for this adventure" - @Tyrese #GL "In brightest day, in blackest night, No evil shall escape my sight. Let those who worship evil's might, Beware my power, Green Lantern's light!!!

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