has posted a rumor that Matt Damon may play the role of The Green Arrow in the currently in pre-pre-production SuperMax movie penned by David Goyer. The film tells the story of a falsely accused Ollie Queen stripped of his hero gig and thrown into a super maximum security prison where he has to make a prison break with a bunch of B and C-list DC villains.

I met Matt Damon yesterday in the city during his break from the 3rd installment of The Bourne Identity series and I asked him if he was doing any comic book movies. He told me he was in the middle of negotiating the starring role in The Green Arrow movie!!


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  1. Mark I.
    April 24, 2007 at 11:02 am — Reply

    Is it weird that I could see Matt Damon as Hawkeye before I could see him as Green Arrow? Maybe it’s the thought of Damon with Ollie’s goatee?

    Well, since a Blue Beetle/Booster Gold movie starring Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson will never get made, I’ll definitely check this out…if it makes it out.

  2. April 24, 2007 at 12:28 pm — Reply

    I think it’s an age thing. Hawkeye feels (in my mind) more contemporary of Damon, whereas Green Arrow feels more 40ish, more of a John Schneider role.

  3. Bob The Invinvible
    May 13, 2009 at 7:00 am — Reply

    Dude above me; Matt Damon is 39 years old.

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