Following the successful opening this weekend for director Jon M. Chu’s G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Paramount Pictures and Hasbro are already moving forward with a third installment of the franchise.
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Paramount Pictures’ G.I. Joe: Retaliation easily won the weekend box office by pulling in $41.2 million, plus an extra $10 million from Thursday, on its way to a $132 million worldwide haul.
Director Jon M. Chu’s boisterous sequel G.I. Joe: Retaliation embraces the camp and fun of the Hasbro universe, rebooting the franchise with a stellar new cast and a script that rewards longtime fans.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation director Jon M. Chu talks with Spinoff about the challenges of rebooting a franchise with a sequel, 3D conversion and the responsibility he felt as a fan of the popular Hasbro toy line.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick talk with Spinoff Online about clearing the decks following The Rise of Cobra, casting Bruce Willis as the original Joe, and their commitment to Fox’s long-brewing Deadpool movie.
Dwayne Johnson discusses starring as fan-favorite Roadblock in G.I. Joe: Retaliation, the future of the Fast and the Furious franchise, his desire to play Black Adam in a Shazam movie, and how he was born to portray Hercules.
Paramount International has released a pair of new trailers for Jon M. Chu’s G.I. Joe: Retaliation, starring Dwayne Johnson, Channing Tatum, Bruce Willis and more. The film opens March 28.
After delaying the film’s release by nine months, Paramount Pictures winds up the promotional push for Jon M. Chu’s G.I. Joe: Retaliation with a new trailer that plays up Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum and Adrianne Palicki.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation director Jon M. Chu talks about his history with He-Man, and what drew him to Sony’s planned Masters of the Universe movie.
Richard Wenk (Expendables 2, 16 Blocks) has been hired to rewrite Sony ‘s adaptation of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, which has Jon M. Chu attached to direct.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation director Jon M. Chu is in talks with Mattel, Sony Pictures and Escape Artists to helm a new He-Man and the Masters of the Universe film.
In a last-minute decision, Paramount Pictures has moved the release of G.I. Joe: Retaliation from June 29 — that’s next month — to March 29, 2013, so the sequel can be converted to 3D.