Green Lantern DVD movie details announced

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Dec 14, 2012, 3:54 PM EST

Hal Jordan takes on his first mission in the animated straight-to-DVD movie Green Lantern: First Flight, the fifth entry in the popular DVD series of DC Universe Animated Original PG-13 Movies, which was announced Friday at WonderCon in San Francisco.

A co-production of Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Brothers Animation, the hero's first-ever full-length animated film is set for release by Warner Home Video on July 28.

Green Lantern: First Flight will be available as a special edition two-disc version on DVD at a suggested retail price of $29.98 and on Blu-Ray disc at $34.99, as well as single disc DVD for $19.98.

Christopher Meloni (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) voices Hal Jordan, aka Green Lantern. Victor Garber is the villainous Sinestro, Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica) is Boodikka, and Michael Madsen is Kilowog.

Produced by animation legend Bruce Timm, Green Lantern: First Flight is helmed by Lauren Montgomery (Wonder Woman, Superman Doomsday) from a script by Alan Burnett (The Batman).

In the film, Jordan is recruited to join the Green Lantern Corps and placed under the supervision of respected senior Lantern Sinestro. The Earthling soon discovers his mentor is actually the central figure in a secret conspiracy that threatens the philosophies, traditions and hierarchy of the entire Green Lantern Corps. Hal must quickly hone his newfound powers and combat the treasonous Lanterns within the ranks to maintain order in the universe.