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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Rather than getting some stills directly from the movie or even some set pics, our first real look at Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins comes in the form of…toys. Perhaps the powers that be assumed that since G.I. Joe originated as a toy series it only makes sense to give us our first glimpse of the new G.I. Joe movie in toy form. Perhaps not. In any case, if you’re interested in seeing tiny plastic effigies of Henry Golding, Andrew Koji, Samara Weaving, and more, please keep on reading.
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In this edition of Sequel Bits:
- Rossif Sutherland has joined the cast of the Orphan prequel.
- Andrew Koji talks about playing Storm Shadow in Snake Eyes.
- Angela Bassett is returning for more Mission: Impossible movies.
- The Kazakh American Association is not happy about Borat 2.
- Will Killer Klowns From Outer Space 2 ever happen? Maybe.
- Pauly Shore wants Encino Man 2, probably because he has nothing else going on right now.
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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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There has been an endless amount of shuffling of movie release dates this year thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. One of the bigger movies that was originally intended to arrive this fall was Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins from Paramount Pictures. The action adventure movie based on the Hasbro toyline would have hit theaters in October, but the studio chose to remove it from the 2020 release calendar altogether. Now Paramount has set the movie for release in 2021, and they’ve also given release dates to new installments of the Scream and Paranormal Activity franchises and more Read More »
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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 »
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 »