I know it seems futile to get excited about a movie opening two years from now. But Ryan Reynolds has been given the part of DC comics hero “Green Lantern” (not to be confused with “Green Hornet” starring Seth Rogen) over Bradley Cooper, Jared Leto, and Justin Timberlake. The character the Green Lantern is a test pilot who’s gifted a “power ring and battery lantern” by a dying alien, and is left to fight crime in the alien’s stead. The casting took forever because the director and producers each had their own favorite. Thank goodness Ryan won, ’cause that boy is gorgeous sans shirt. Sure, we have to wait 734 days to see him (fingers crossed) half-nakedly beating up bad guys, but a girl can still get excited, can’t she? [TheMoneyTimes] Keep reading »
Rydonna? Ryarlett? I don’t know what we’ll call them, but Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson may be the newest celebs to start adopting a small tribe. The hunky “Proposal” star recently blabbed to Britain’s Glamour magazine that he “couldn’t be more pro-adoption” and “has every intention of adopting at some time.” Why? Because his older brother was adopted. Well, Ryan is 32, so it’s time to get cracking! Not sure yet where he is thinking of eventually picking up his little one, but I know one girl in Manhattan who would love the gig. [I’m Not Obsessed] Keep reading »
The testosterone-fueled, ruggedly “handsome” screen star as we know him—strong jaw line, brooding eyes, a prominent nose—is on the way out, if the New York Observer is to be believed. Surely, in this post-”Queer Eye” world, it’s no secret that even the Manliest of Manly Men are trimming their facial scruff and plucking their beastly brows. But Irina Aleksader at the Observer wonders if what currently makes girls squeal are…girlie men.
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Ryan Reynolds stopped to say “hi” on his way to tape the “Late Show with David Letterman.” [NYC, 6/17/09] Keep reading »
He and Scarlett Johansson are being super stealth-like in their mission to overtake Brangelina as the most genetically gifted couple in Hollywood. [EW] Keep reading »