Posted on Friday, February 11th, 2011 by Adam Quigley
While the main cast of G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra will most likely be back for a second round of goofy gadgetry and ninja combat, director Stephen Sommers didn’t have a sequel in his contract, and won’t be returning. That either means he had his eye on other projects and wasn’t interested in coming back, or that the studio told him to take a hike. Whichever explanation, it’s probably best that someone new will be helming the sequel, since the movie is “definitely different” from the first, if Channing Tatum is to be believed.
So who does Paramount have in mind? According to a shortlist that was released, the directors circling the sequel are Jaume Collet-Serra (Unkown), F. Gary Gray (Friday) and Jon Chu (Step Up 3D). More on those possibilities after the break. Read More »