Green Lantern: First Flight Gets a New Release Date
Green Lantern: First Flight, the latest film in Warner Premiere's line of DC Universe Animated Original PG-13 movies has had it's release date shifted to July 28, 2009. Green Lantern: First Flight will be the first ever full-length animated film starring Green Lantern Hal Jordan, and will be available as a special edition 2-disc version on DVD and Blu-Ray, as well as a single disc DVD.
Green Lantern: First Flight stars Christopher Meloni (L&OSVU) as Hal Jordan, and also includes Victor Garber, Tricia Helfer and Michael Madsen. Produced by animation legend Bruce Timm, Green Lantern: First Flight is directed by Lauren Montgomery, who also directed the critically acclaimed Wonder Woman, and scripted by Alan Burnett.
In Green Lantern: First Flight has Hal Jordan becoming the newest recruit of the Green Lantern Corps, and put under the watchful eye of veteran Lantern Sinestro. Jordan eventually discovers that the man he has trusted to mentor him is actually the leader of a conspiracy that threatens everything central to the beliefs and ideals of the Green Lantern Corps. Hal finds himself forced to master his new powers and abilities, and lead the loyal members of the Lantern Corps against those traitors who represent a threat to the Lantern's mission of maintaining order in the universe.