*Following weeks of rumors, Michael Clarke Duncan is said to finally be in talks to voice the character of Kilowog in Warner Bros.’s film “Green Lantern.”
The movie, based on the DC Comics character and starring Ryan Reynolds, is deep in post-production. One of the facets of the process is the voice work; Geoffrey Rush signed on to voice the character of Tomar-Re, a bird/fish-like alien, two weeks ago.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, sources say Duncan received his offer Tuesday and is now negotiating.
Kilowog is a drill sergeant trainer of new recruits for the Green Lantern Corps, the intergalactic police force that patrols the universe.
Duncan, meanwhile, did voice work in DreamWorks Animation’s “Kung Fu Panda.” He is also guest-starring on the April 21 episode of “Bones.”
He was also nominated for an Oscar for his work 1999’s “The Green Mile.”