Aint It Cool News dropped a tiny bombshell today when they revealed that Freddy Krueger himself, Jackie Earle Haley, is set to join the cast of the DC Comics adaptation Green Lantern. According to their source, he is set to play the villian Sinestro. But take the news lightly, because as of now, this is just a rumor.

Ryan Reynolds has already signed to play the title character, and as stated by AICN, Martin Campbell is currently finalizing the rest of the cast for Green Lantern.

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It is also being reported that Superman will be making a cameo in the film. Green Lantern is set for a June 17th, 2011 release date.

UPDATE: (10/18/09 10:30 PM PST)Collider spoke with Haley on the red carpet of the Scream 2009 awards last night and the actor revealed that he is not involved with the film, at this point.

"You guys are out in front of it and I don't know anything about it yet. If something comes up I'll let you know," Haley told the site.

While he said that he hadn't screen tested for the part, and the first he heard of the role was through walking the red carpet that night, that doesn't mean he wouldn't sign on to the film. We'll be sure to keep you posted with any news regarding Green Lantern as soon as more information comes in.