Yo, Joe! It has been introduced that CRAZY RICH ASIANS star Henry Golding is in early talks to star as Snake Eyes for Paramount, Skydance, and AllSpark’s G.I. Joe spinoff characteristic. The undertaking is about to be helmed by THE CAPTAIN director Robert Schwentke with Brian Goldner producing. In the meantime, scripting duties are being dealt with by Evan Spiliotopoulos, who just lately wrote Disney’s live-action adaptation of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and helped develop the story for Elizabeth Banks’ CHARLIE’S ANGELS reboot.
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Made well-liked by Hasbro’s G.I. Joe toyline and animated tv collection, Snakes Eyes is a silent however lethal ninja who slinks by means of the shadows in his pitch black armor. Recognized for by no means revealing his face, nor ever talking a phrase, Snakes Eyes shortly turned a fan-favorite character of the G.I. Joe model and is among the many hottest characters of the anti-terrorist group. He additionally shares a particular reference to Scarlett, who for a time was one of many group’s solely feminine members. As a stealth murderer who’s by no means afraid to go it alone, Snake Eyes usually embarks on solo missions together with his pet wolf, Timber, as his solely companion. As a approach of including a familial twist to the character, Hasbro launched Storm Shadow, a ninja who works for Cobra and can be Snake Eyes’ buddy. Tales involving Snake Eyes usually have him squaring off towards Storm Shadow, leading to a few of the most sword-tastic family-related spats kids of all ages have ever seen.
It is to be understood that the SNAKE EYES spinoff remains to be in its early planning levels, due in-part to the studios concerned desirous to reboot the franchise.
Beforehand, there have been two movies launched beneath the G.I. JOE model, together with G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA (2009) and G.I. JOE: RETALIATION (2013), the latter of which starred Dwayne Johnson as Roadblock, Channing Tatum as Duke, and Bruce Willis as Common Joe Colton. It is price noting that Snake Eyes was featured in each movies, as performed by Darth Maul actor Ray Park. Sadly, neither of the 2 earlier movies belonging to the G.I. JOE franchise set the field workplace on hearth, and so plans are to re-tool the property earlier than launching a comeback. To do that, it has been mentioned that Hasbro and the concerned events will subject concepts coming from a writers room staffed by a bunch of intriguing skills.