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Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins
Directed byRobert Schwentke
Produced by
Written byEvan Spiliotopoulos
Based onSnake Eyes
by Hasbro
Starring
Music byMartin Todsharow
CinematographyBojan Bazelli
Production
company
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • October 23, 2020 (2020-10-23) (United States)
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins (or simply Snake Eyes)[2] is an upcoming 2020 American military science fiction action film directed by Robert Schwentke. The film is intended to be the third installment and a reboot of the G.I. Joe film series, mainly focusing on the origins of the character of the same name. Henry Golding portrays the main character, replacing Ray Park, while Andrew Koji, Iko Uwais, Úrsula Corberó, Samara Weaving, Haruka Abe, Takehiro Hira, Steven Allerick and Peter Mensah are starring in supporting roles.

Snake Eyes is scheduled to be released on October 23, 2020.

Premise[edit]

Serves as an origin story of the character Snake Eyes.

Cast[edit]

Additionally, Haruka Abe, Takehiro Hira, Steven Allerick and Peter Mensah have been cast in undisclosed roles.

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

It was announced in May 2018 that the next instalment of the G.I. Joe franchise would be a prequel, chronicling the origins of the character Snake Eyes.[3] In December, producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura stated that Ray Park, who had played the character in the previous films, would not reprise his role for this film.[4] Robert Schwentke was set as director that same month.[5]

Casting[edit]

In August 2019, Henry Golding was cast to star in the title role, with Andrew Koji cast as Storm Shadow.[6][7] In September, Iko Uwais entered negotiations to join the film as Hard Master, and Úrsula Corberó was cast as Baroness.[8][9] Uwais was confirmed in October, with Haruka Abe, Samara Weaving and Takehiro Hira added to the cast.[10][11] Steven Allerick was announced as part of the cast in December.[12] On Golding's Instagram post, it shows that Peter Mensah with the cast as he joined the movie.[13][14]

Filming[edit]

Filming began on October 15, 2019 in Vancouver and was expected to continue until December 9.[15] Filming moved to Japan in January 2020.[16][17] Filming wrapped on February 26, 2020.[18]

Release[edit]

The film is due for release on October 23, 2020.[19] It was delayed a week from an initial October 16 release,[20] as well as an originally slated March 27, 2020.[21]

Future[edit]

In May 2020, it was announced that a follow-up movie is in development, with a script co-written by Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse and Henry Golding will reprise his role as Snake Eyes. Lorenzo di Bonaventura will return as producer, while the project will be a joint-venture production between Paramount Pictures, Allspark Pictures, and Di Bonaventura Pictures.[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/samara-weaving-talks-join-henry-golding-gi-joe-spinoff-snake-eyes-1246943
  2. ^ https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/new-gi-joe-movie-works-seberg-writers-1292768
  3. ^ "'G.I. Joe' Character Snake Eyes Getting His Own Spinoff Movie (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter.
  4. ^ The Snake Eyes Spin-Off Won’t Star Ray Park – Here’s Why [Exclusive]
  5. ^ "'Divergent' Filmmaker in Talks to Tackle 'G.I. Joe' Spinoff 'Snake Eyes'". The Hollywood Reporter.
  6. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony; D'Alessandro, Anthony (August 14, 2019). "Henry Golding To Star In Paramount 'G.I. Joe' Spinoff 'Snake Eyes'".
  7. ^ N'Duka, Amanda; N'Duka, Amanda (August 23, 2019). "Andrew Koji Joins Henry Golding In Paramount's 'G.I. Joe: Snake Eyes'".
  8. ^ "'The Raid' Star Iko Uwais in Talks to Join G.I. Joe Spinoff 'Snake Eyes' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter.
  9. ^ "'Snake Eyes': Ursula Corbero to Play Baroness in 'GI Joe' Movie Spinoff". September 26, 2019.
  10. ^ "'Snake Eyes': Haruka Abe Joins Cast of 'GI Joe' Movie Spinoff (Exclusive)". October 2, 2019.
  11. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (October 14, 2019). "G.I. Joe Spinoff 'Snake Eyes': Samara Weaving To Play Scarlett".
  12. ^ ‘G.I. Joe’ Spinoff ‘Snake Eyes’ Finds Commando’s Father In Steven Allerick
  13. ^ Silver Optimus (January 17, 2020). "Peter Mensah Joins The Cast Of Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins?". Hiss Tank.
  14. ^ [1]
  15. ^ "G.I. Joe spinoff movie, Snake Eyes, to shoot in Vancouver in autumn 2019". The Georgia Straight. July 15, 2019.
  16. ^ "GI Joe: Snake Eyes Movie Casts Samara Weaving, Filming Starts This Week". ScreenRant. 14 October 2019.
  17. ^ Paramount’s ‘Snake Eyes’ With Henry Golding Gets Blessing in Japan
  18. ^ "..and THAT, is a principal wrap on Snake Eyes lady's and gents ❤️🐍". Instagram. Retrieved 2020-02-27.
  19. ^ ‘Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins’ Production Begins in Japan with a Special Ceremony
  20. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony; D'Alessandro, Anthony (June 7, 2019). "'G.I. Joe' & 'Micronauts' Both Pushed Later On Release Schedule By Paramount".
  21. ^ "Paramount Sets 'G.I. Joe,' 'Dungeons & Dragons' Release Dates". The Hollywood Reporter.
  22. ^ https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/new-gi-joe-movie-works-seberg-writers-1292768

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