‘Lantern’ star a confab beacon

Ryan Reynolds feted with Male Star of the Year Award

Ryan Reynolds will receive CinemaCon’s Male Star of the Year Award, to be awarded at the confab’s March 31 gala.

In 2009, Reynolds moved into leading man status with box office hit “The Proposal,” toplining alongside Sandra Bullock.

He’s set for superhero status this summer with Warner Bros.’ “The Green Lantern,” which bows nationwide on June 17, before starring in Universal laffer “The Change-Up” on Aug. 5.

Reynolds starred in the ’90s sitcom “Two Guys, A Girl and a Pizza Place,” then went into film with “National Lampoon’s Van Wilder.” From there he appeared in such pics as “Blade: Trinity,” “Waiting” and “Just Friends.”

CinemaCon runs March 28-31 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

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