Quentin Tarantino Turned Down 'Green Lantern': What if He Had Directed It? Posted December 3, 2009 by Harley W. LondQuentin Tarantino likes comic books. Just not enough to direct a movie based on one. According to a report at MTV News, Tarantino was offered the directing gig for the big-screen version of DC Comics' 'Green Lantern' but turned it down. tags green lanternGreenLanternmartin campbellMartinCampbellquentin tarantinoQuentinTarantinoryan reynoldsRyanReynoldscategories MoviesRelated ArticlesHarvey Weinstein & Quentin Tarantino Respond to Uma Thurman's Assault Claims Patrick Stewart Might Be Back as Picard if Tarantino is DirectingQuentin Tarantino's New Movie Isn't (Just) About Charles Manson20 Things You Never Knew About 'Reservoir Dogs'