A man named John Franco, who claims himself to be a special effects
worker for the film Green Lantern, has filed a lawsuit
against the Warner Bros. and other companies involved in the
production of the film. Franco says he was severely injured by
effects work gone wrong and is now seeking unspecified damages.
In the lawsuit filed at the Los Angeles Superior Court on
Wednesday, April 6, John Franco claims that an accident happened
during the filming of Green Lantern on Louisiana sets last
July. And the accident caused him to suffer numerous internal and
external injuries, severe fright, shock, pain, discomfort and
However, John Franco filed a lawsuit against Warner Bros.
Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures Group, DC Comics and South Bay
EFX Inc for negligence, peculiar risk, ultrahazardous activity and
loss of consortium. He is seeking unspecified damages.