Casting in full gear for The Green Hornet

Following the news that Stephen Chow (CJ7) will star in and direct The Green Hornet, actor Michael Peña (Lions For Lambs) has revealed he’s been offered a part in the film. Chow and Peña? You know what, The Green Hornet might actually be a film to look forward to.

Initially created in 1936 for a radio show, the Green Hornet is the alter-ego of rich newspaper publisher Britt Reid, who fights crime at night alongside his Chinese servant Kato. The new film, co-written by Evan Goldberg & star Seth Rogen (Pineapple Express) is set for 2010.