Following the debut of the first teaser trailer for Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins, a new featurette takes a look at the history of the ninja warrior played by Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians). Even though Snake Eyes is one of the most popular characters from the G.I. Joe universe, general audiences probably aren’t familiar with the character’s background, which includes a beloved comic book run that defined his origins. Find out more in the Snake Eyes featurette below. Read More »
Paramount Pictures is taking a different approach to the G.I. Joe franchise after letting it lie dormant nearly 10 years. Rather than focusing on a whole team of characters from the toyline, Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins is shining the spotlight on one of the fan favorite characters by giving the ninja warrior an origin story starring Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians). Will it be worth checking out? Find out for yourself by watching the Snake Eyes trailer below. Read More »
Hollywood is desperate to squeeze all it can out of G.I. Joe, on both the big and small screens.
The latest example: Lady Jaye, an undercover operative within that universe, is now getting her own live-action G.I. Joe TV show, which is in the works at Amazon. Adrianne Palicki (Fright Night Lights) played that character in the 2013 movie G.I. Joe: Retaliation, but it’s unclear if she’ll be back to reprise the role or if someone else will be stepping into Lady Jaye’s…um, fatigues? Leather jacket? She’s had a bunch of different looks over the years, so let’s go with leather jacket.
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This week will bring the first ever Hasbro PulseCon online for fans in the United States and Canada. It’s basically Hasbro’s virtual substitute for the lack of conventions available for them to announce the latest merchandise for properties like Star Wars, Marvel, Transformers, G.I. Joe, Power Rangers, Ghostbusters, Magic: The Gathering, and Dungeons & Dragons. The full schedule for the event unfolding on Friday and Saturday has been revealed, so check it out below and get ready for a bunch of toys and collectibles news this weekend. Read More »
Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins would have brought the Hasbro toy franchise back to the big screen this year for the first time in over six years. Unfortunately, the coronavirus pandemic has forced Paramount Pictures to delay the movie from its fall release this year to an unknown date sometime in 2021. But that hasn’t stopped the film’s star, Crazy Rich Asians actor Henry Golding, from seeing an early cut of the movie, and he says that fans are “in for something insane.” Read More »
Paramount Pictures recently pushed back the release of both A Quiet Place Part II and Top Gun: Maverick, two anticipated sequels that already had their release dates delayed previously thanks to the coronavirus pandemic shutting down movie theaters around the world. Now the studio is delaying another one of their major theatrical releases intended for later this year with Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins vacating its October 2020 date for a release sometime in 2021. Read More »
Yet another G.I. Joe film is in development at Paramount, because evidently someone over there believes that this is still a major, bankable franchise.
Paramount and Hasbro are currently in negotiations with the writing team of Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse, who did uncredited polish on the upcoming Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins movie, to write a follow-up that’s intended to expand the fictional world even further. Read More »
Since the population of the United States (and the rest of the world) is spending a lot more time at home these days thanks to our efforts to fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, there’s never been a higher need for streaming content. There are plenty of options at your disposal, including our recommendations in our new recurring feature The Quarantine Stream, and Hasbro has just offered up full episodes of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, the original animated series based on the popular Kenner toys. Read More »
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Are you ready for the shocking, jaw-dropping, mind-blowing first look at Snake Eyes, the new G.I. Joe spin-off? Don’t answer lightly. Stop right now and think about it. Think about how prepared you are to witness the awesome might of our first real glimpse of Henry Golding as the ninja assassin. I don’t want to oversell things, but I must warn you: If you have yet to steady yourself for this Snake Eyes first look, your hair might turn white and your skin might rot off your face like the bad guy who drinks from the wrong grail at the end of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. You’ve been warned.
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Just when you thought the G.I. Joe franchise was dead, Paramount Pictures is back with a brand new movie based on the Hasbro toy franchise. But instead of continuing the series that started with G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra and G.I. Joe: Retaliation, the studio is heading in a new direction with an origin story for one of the most popular characters in the action figure line-up.
Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins kicked off production in Japan today with a special event overseas that revealed the film’s official logo and had some of the cast and crew partake in a special blessing ceremony at the Hie-Jinja Shrine in Tokyo, a historical Shinto site that has been around over 500 years. This ninja movie is real, and it’s on the way. Read More »