Fast & Furious star Tyrese Gibson has stepped up his campaign to land the role of the Green Lantern by insisting he shouldn't have to convince comic book "purists" that he's the right guy for his dream part.
The actor/singer has been using social media to get the word out he's interested in taking on the role of John Stewart and his alter-ego, and in a new Instagram post, Gibson reveals he's waiting for the phone call.
His latest bid for the role was inspired by fan art he saw of himself in full Green Lantern costume.
Gibson writes, "I was at home loving my life and relaxing when some fan art like the one in this post popped up on my timeline. I was like whoa... That looks really cool... So out of innocence I put it up... And shouted out the artist who locked in the #FanArt.
"Check the resume folks! I don't need to 'campaign' for anything I took the Oath and Im ready to suit up as John Stewart IF it lands this way... Great seeds have been planted at Warner Bros they know I'm very excited about the possibilities...
"you comic book purist (sic) have someone else in mind that you would like to see that's fine... Fans are fans and should campaign for WHO they believe is best for the role... Would I hit this role out of the park???? Are you kidding me... With flying colors... For now Im gonna sit back and let this game play out... I love playing in HUGE franchise movies."