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Green Lantern honors military dads with advance screening

In Film on 17 June, 2011 at 8:06 am

Ryan Reynolds as Hal Jordan

Hal Jordan (Ryan Reynolds) The Green Lantern

Hal Jordan (Ryan Reynolds), the first human ever recruited into the Green Lantern Corps and star of the Green Lantern film from Warner Bros. made a special appearance at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar on Thursday, 16 June, 2011. He was there to herald the opening of the new film (which opens in theaters nationwide today, 17 June, 2011) and introduce a special advance screening in the on-base Bob Hope Theater.

In appreciation of American troops, Jordan (Reynolds) also announced Warner Bros will be hosting Father’s Day weekend showings of Green Lantern at 12 additional military bases around the U.S. in recognition of the “Joining Forces” campaign initiated by First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden. Screenings for the servicemen and women and military families currently stationed  at Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard bases across America will be held on Saturday, 18 June and Sunday, 19 June, 2011.

Army

  • Ft. Belvoir, Alexandria, VA
  • Ft. Campbell, Clarksville, TN
  • Ft. Huachuca, Sierra Vista, AZ

Air Force

  • F.E. Warren AFB, Cheyenne, WY
  • Little Rock AFB, Jacksonville, AR
  • Seymour Johnson AFB, Goldboro, NC

Navy

  • NAS in Fallon, NV
  • NAF in El Centro, CA
  • NAS JRB in Fort Worth, TX

Marine Corps and Coast Guard

  • MCAB in Yuma, AZ
  • MCAS in New River, NC
  • USCG in Petaluma, CA

The Green Lantern Corps are warriors sworn to keep intergalactic order. Protectors of peace and justice, they are an elite and powerful force that has existed for centuries. Now, however, a new enemy threatens the balance of power in the Universe and it falls to their newest recruit, human Hal Jordan, to save the Corps and his home planet, Earth.

Director Martin Campbell is responsible for bringing the popular DC Comics hero and other characters to the big screen for the first time.

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