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 »
The first photos from the upcoming G.I. Joe Origins movie Snake Eyes arrived yesterday, and it’s just the beginning of the marketing machine for the Paramount Pictures blockbuster. A new Snake Eyes poster has arrived to tease the film’s first trailer, which will debut during the MTV Movie & TV Awards this weekend. Check it out below. Read More »
It’s time again for Hollywood to try to turn G.I. Joe into a film franchise! This time we’re getting Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins, a film that focuses on the (usually) silent ninja assassin character. Here, Snake Eyes is played by Henry Golding, and Golding leads a cast that includes Andrew Koji as Storm Shadow, Úrsula Corberó as Baroness, and Samara Weaving as Scarlett. There are new, official images from the film that you can check out below.
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Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins, Paramount’s upcoming origin movie that hopes to relaunch the G.I. Joe franchise, evidently is taking inspiration from one of the world’s greatest film directors. Hey, might as well aim high, right?
Henry Golding, who plays the title character in the new film, explained in a new interview that audiences may spot some Japanese influences in Snake Eyes – including a specific type of sword-fighting style, as well as nods to the work of cinema legend Akira Kurosawa.
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Posted on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 by Ben Pearson
Paramount Pictures is banking on Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins to re-spark the dwindling embers of its G.I. Joe film franchise. One thing the new film has going for it, according to star Henry Golding, is that it is not just another a cookie cutter entry into the ever-growing genre of superhero cinema. In a new interview, he instead describes this solo film as “much more of a martial arts film” and explains why he “fucking hated” the first week of production. Read More »
As promised last month, a star-studded table read of the classic coming-of-age high school comedy Fast Times at Ridgemont High unfolded this past week to raise funds for CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort), a nonprofit charity co-founded by Sean Penn, one of the film’s co-stars. But the cast of the table read didn’t include any other actors from the original movie.
Instead, the Fast Times and Ridgemont High table read (virtually) starred the likes of Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, Matthew McConaughey, Shia LaBeouf, Henry Golding, John Legend, Ray Liotta, Jimmy Kimmel and Morgan Freeman. Now you can watch the entire table read online for your entertainment, and while everyone has been buzzing about Pitt and Aniston reuniting online, it’s Shia LaBeouf who takes a cue from Sean Penn and steals the show as Jeff Spicoli. Watch below! Read More »
Paramount Animation’s adaptation of The Tiger’s Apprentice has struck gold with its cast. Golden Globe winner Sandra Oh (Killing Eve) and international superstar Michelle Yeoh are lending their voices to The Tiger’s Apprentice animated film, an adaptation of the best-selling children’s book. The casting reunites Yeoh with her Crazy Rich Asians and Last Christmas co-star Henry Golding, who leads the animated movie.
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Sean Penn is returning to Ridgement High for a charity table read of the classic 1982 high school comedy that helped launch his career. But somehow, he won’t be playing his iconic teen slacker, Jeff Spicoli. Penn will, however, be joined by a star-studded cast for the Fast Times at Ridgemont High table read, including Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston, Shia LaBeouf, Matthew McConaughey, and Morgan Freeman, for a live virtual event that will benefit emergency relief nonprofit CORE’s work in the fight against COVID-19.
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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 »