Snake Eyes: The Origin directed by Robert Schwentke, presents the story of its protagonist through Henry Golding himself, the actor who will play Snake Eyes himself.
The spin-off of G.I. Joe who was not quite getting anyone’s attention Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins movie because of the poor memories of ‘G.I. Joe ‘(Stephen Sommers, 2009) and’ G.I. Joe: Revenge ‘(Jon M. Chu, 2013), ended up becoming a really interesting project, or at least something more than the also announced’ G.I. Joe 3 ‘(D.J. Caruso).
Scripted by Evan Spiliotopoulos, responsible for the librettos for ‘Hercules’ (Brett Ratner, 2014),’ The Snow White Chronicles: The Hunter and the Ice Queen ‘(Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, 2016) and’ Beauty and the Beast ‘(Bill Condon, 2017), the production has had Robert Schwentke (‘ RED ‘,’ El Capitan ‘) as director.
Úrsula Corberó, an international star since her Tokyo of ‘La casa de papel’ reached the whole world via Netflix, will be The Baroness, one of the villains of the film while Samara Weaving, known for the funny ‘Guns Akimbo’ (Jason Lei Howden, 2019) and ‘Wedding Night’ (Tyler Gillett, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, 2019), will play Scarlett, a lethal warrior expert in martial arts and firearms who was already played by Rachel Nichols in the first ‘GI Joe ‘.
Henry Golding, star of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ (Jon M. Chu, 2018), and the wonderful Iko Uwais, whom we have seen in action in jewelry such as ‘Merantau’ (Gareth Evans, 2009), ‘The Raid’ (Gareth Evans, 2011), ‘The Raid 2’ (Gareth Evans, 2014) or ‘The Night Comes for Us’ (Timo Tjahjanto, 2018), are also part of the cast.
‘Snake Eyes: The Origin’ could be the real big bet of Paramount Pictures for the G.I. Joe, we’ll see what happens in August 2021.