Snake Eyes (2020 film)

Snake Eyes is an upcoming action film directed by Robert Schwentke and is slated to be the third installment of the G.I. Joe film series, as well as the first installment since G.I. Joe: Retaliation in 2013. It is due for release on October 23, 2020.

Snake Eyes
Directed byRobert Schwentke
Produced by
Screenplay byEvan Spiliotopoulos
Based on
Starring
CinematographyBojan Bazelli
Production
company
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
October 23, 2020
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

PremiseEdit

Serves as an origin story of the character Snake Eyes.

CastEdit

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

ProductionEdit

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.[1] 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.[2] Robert Schwentke was set as director that same month.[3]

CastingEdit

In August 2019, Henry Golding was cast to star in the title role, with Andrew Koji cast as Storm Shadow.[4][5] In September, Iko Uwais entered negotiations to join the film as Hard Master, and Úrsula Corberó was cast as Baroness.[6][7] Uwais was confirmed in October, with Haruka Abe, Samara Weaving and Takehiro Hira added to the cast.[8][9] Steven Allerick was announced as part of the cast in December.[10]

FilmingEdit

Filming began on October 15, 2019 in Vancouver and is expected to continue until December 9.[11] Filming moved to Japan in January 2020.[12][13]

ReleaseEdit

The film is due for release on October 23, 2020.[14] It was delayed a week from an initial October 16 release,[15] as well as an originally slated March 27, 2020.[16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "'G.I. Joe' Character Snake Eyes Getting His Own Spinoff Movie (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter.
  2. ^ The Snake Eyes Spin-Off Won’t Star Ray Park – Here’s Why [Exclusive]
  3. ^ "'Divergent' Filmmaker in Talks to Tackle 'G.I. Joe' Spinoff 'Snake Eyes'". The Hollywood Reporter.
  4. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony; D'Alessandro, Anthony (August 14, 2019). "Henry Golding To Star In Paramount 'G.I. Joe' Spinoff 'Snake Eyes'".
  5. ^ N'Duka, Amanda; N'Duka, Amanda (August 23, 2019). "Andrew Koji Joins Henry Golding In Paramount's 'G.I. Joe: Snake Eyes'".
  6. ^ "'The Raid' Star Iko Uwais in Talks to Join G.I. Joe Spinoff 'Snake Eyes' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter.
  7. ^ "'Snake Eyes': Ursula Corbero to Play Baroness in 'GI Joe' Movie Spinoff". September 26, 2019.
  8. ^ "'Snake Eyes': Haruka Abe Joins Cast of 'GI Joe' Movie Spinoff (Exclusive)". October 2, 2019.
  9. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (October 14, 2019). "G.I. Joe Spinoff 'Snake Eyes': Samara Weaving To Play Scarlett".
  10. ^ ‘G.I. Joe’ Spinoff ‘Snake Eyes’ Finds Commando’s Father In Steven Allerick
  11. ^ "G.I. Joe spinoff movie, Snake Eyes, to shoot in Vancouver in autumn 2019". The Georgia Straight. July 15, 2019.
  12. ^ "GI Joe: Snake Eyes Movie Casts Samara Weaving, Filming Starts This Week". ScreenRant. 14 October 2019.
  13. ^ Paramount’s ‘Snake Eyes’ With Henry Golding Gets Blessing in Japan
  14. ^ ‘Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins’ Production Begins in Japan with a Special Ceremony
  15. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony; D'Alessandro, Anthony (June 7, 2019). "'G.I. Joe' & 'Micronauts' Both Pushed Later On Release Schedule By Paramount".
  16. ^ "Paramount Sets 'G.I. Joe,' 'Dungeons & Dragons' Release Dates". The Hollywood Reporter.

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