Henry Golding’s Snake Eyes movie has found its Storm Shadow in Warrior breakout Andrew Koji.
According to TheWrap, Warrior star Andrew Koji has closed a deal to play Storm Shadow opposite Henry Golding’s Snake Eyes in an upcoming G.I. Joe spin-off movie. Storm Shadow has previously been brought to life by Lee Byung-hun and Brandon Soo Hoo.
The Snake Eyes film is currently in pre-production, with Henry Golding on board to play the titular character. RED helmer Robert Schwentke is attached direct the project. Evan Spiliotopoulos wrote the first draft of the script. Spiliotopoulos is best known for writing Disney’s live-action remake of the animated classic Beauty and the Beast and The Huntsman: Winter’s War.
The G.I. Joe spin-off features the origins of Snake Eyes as he attempts to join the Arashikage Clan in Japan. The ninja clan itself is a group of shadowy assassins who used deception to earn their keep and develop a reputation for performing the impossible. Its most famous members are Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow.
Snake Eyes was first revealed back in May with Brian Goldner producing the project. Paramount Pictures and Hasbro had previously assembled a writers room led by Akiva Goldsman in the spring of 2016 to develop a cinematic universe based on toyline properties Micronauts, Visionaries and M.A.S.K., as well as reboot the G.I. Joe franchise following 2009’s G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and 2013’s G.I Joe: Retaliation which featured Ray Park in the role of the Snake Eyes character.
Andrew Koji is best known for his role as Ah Sahm on the Cinemax series Warrior, which was created by Jonathan Tropper and Justin Lin based on an original concept by Bruce Lee. A second season is currently in development at Cinemax.
Snake Eyes is currently slated to hit theaters October 16, 2020. Stay tuned for the latest news on Henry Golding, Andrew Koji, Snake Eyes and the future of the G.I. Joe franchise at Paramount!
DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters
Along with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.
In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.
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Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.
Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.
Here is the synopsis for the show:
“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”
Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.