Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins is an upcoming American blockbuster action film. It is directed by Robert Schwentke. It is believed to be the third sequel of the G.I. Joe series, after the superhit sequel of G.I. Joe: Retaliation in 2013. Another G.I. Joe sequel was long overdue.
With Robert Schwentke, it is easy to presume the film is going to be great. Schwentke has been associated with films like Beauty and the Beast, Divergent series, Insurgent and Allegiant.
Snake Eyes Release Date
It is being confirmed that Snake Eyes will be releasing on 23rd October 2020. No trailer is out yet, though. So it doesn’t seem like we have to wait for long. But we just hope it doesn’t get delayed due to the ongoing threat of the global pandemic.
Snake Eyes Cast
It has been confirmed that Henry Golding from Crazy Rich Asians will be playing Snake Eye. He confirmed it by posting a still shot from the movie on his Instagram.
Andrew Koji will be playing Storm Shadow, a white-clad ninja, and also a former U.S. Army Special Ops. Iko Uwais is playing Hard Master, an accomplished swordmaster, who is Snake Eye’s teacher. Samara Weaving will be playing Scarlett, a.k.a. Shana M O’Hara, she was the only female in the 1982 original G.I.Joe toy line, she is a counterintelligence operative.
Snake Eyes Plot
Well, not a lot is known about the plot yet. They are keeping it under wraps. We will get to know after a trailer release. But it is known that it will show the origins of Snake Eyes origin story and how he became this silent masked badass, we grew up with.
Henry Golding said during a press conference, “It’s unlike anything people will have seen. We’re really starting a new timeline, a new franchise with the G.I. Joe universe. To kick it off with such a distinct and stylized film, I think it really sets a precedent for follow up movies.”