Skittish Paramount Pictures might have moved G.I. Joe: Retaliation to March 2013 to keep it away from The Amazing Spider-Man and to add more Channing Tatum.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation director Jon Chu discusses scoring actors like Bruce Willis and Dwayne Johnson, while the action-packed second theatrical trailer reveals more details about the Paramount Pictures sequel
Paramount Pictures has rolled out the first trailer to Jon Chu's G.I. Joe: Retaliation, the sequel starring Channing Tatum, Dwayne Johnson, Ray Park, Lee Byung-hun, D.J. Cotrona, Adrianne Palicki and Bruce Willis.
Dwayne Johnson tweeted a new photo of himself as Roadblock to celebrate the first day of filming on the Jon Chu-directed sequel. The movie has also added Justified star Walton Goggins to the cast.
Dwayne Johnson has unveiled photos of himself undergoing weapons and combat training for G.I. Joe 2: Retaliation, director Jon Chu's sequel to G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.
The G.I. Joe sequel gets a new subtitle -- Retaliation -- a new, June 29, 2012, release date, and a new cast member, Jurassic Park's Joe Mazzello.
The star of Rome and Punisher: War Zone will play stealth ops expert Firefly in the Jon Chu-directed sequel.
The Friday Night Lights alum will play Lady Jaye in director Jon Chu's sequel to G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra.
Director Jon Chu has an overall vision for G.I. Joe 2, one with a "down and dirty" brand of soldier: "We’re really trying to break it down and take the shine off and show that my Joes were the ones in the mud, the sand and the trees and in the epic worldwide adventures."
Jon Chu, who directed two of the Step Up movies and the hit Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, is in negotiations to take the helm of Paramount's G.I. Joe franchise. Although Channing Tatum is expected to return as Duke, the studio may recast other major roles.
Paramount's hunt for a director to the G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra sequel narrows down to two names: F. Gary Gray and Jon M. Chu.