Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins Star Henry Golding has talked about how the upcoming film will explore the lifelong camaraderie between its titular hero and his blood brother Storm Shadow. Acting as a reboot of the G.I. Joe Film franchise, the story explores the origins of Snake Eyes as he is trained by an ancient Japanese ninja clan, but discovers that his loyalties are put to the test as the secrets of his past are revealed. Golding will lead a cast that includes Andrew Koji, Samara Weaving, Úrsula Corberó, Haruka Abe, Takehiro Hira, Iko Uwais, and Peter Mensah.
Live action G.I. Joe The film cycle started in 2009 with The rise of the Cobra, Directed by Stephen Sommers and starring Channing Tatum as the iconic Duke. Although it was a critical disappointment, the film was a box office success enough to greenlight the 2013 sequel. Retaliation with Jon M. Chu in the director’s chair and Dwayne Johnson taking over the lead and saw equally negative critical reception, but it was a bigger box office hit than its predecessor. After years of a threequel languishing in development hell, Snake Eyes It finally took off in 2018, while other sequels are reportedly being written.
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In an exclusive interview with Screen rant, Golding talked about how the film builds the iconic camaraderie between its future hero and fellow ninja Storm Shadow. The 34-year-old actor notes that with filming dating back to “the beginning, “the creative team has the opportunity to build the brotherhood between them, which he believes it to be”the key to moving forward in this whole series. “Read what Golding said next:
“How has that bond been so strong that they hate each other with a ferocity like no other, but at the same time, later, they allow themselves to unite and fight for a cause? You know what I mean? Dynamic relationship always: one minute they are fighting with each other; the next minute they’re absolutely shooting at each other. The second they’re saying, ‘Okay, let’s call for a peace treaty.’ You don’t know why that’s the case, unless you look back at what started it all. , and that’s what we explore. We see the construction of this greatest lifelong friendship nemesis ever created in comics. “
The link between Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow is without a doubt one of the most fascinating dynamics in the world of television and film that was somewhat mishandled in the first two theatrical outings. Weather Retaliation tried to give audiences some of the positives of their bond as they battled the Cobra Commander together to get revenge for his uncle’s murder, he had the hurdle to overcome to balance himself with the larger Cobras plot against the surviving Joes. Golding’s comments hint that the film feels isolated G.I. Joe universe and taking the appropriate time to develop the relationship between Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow that fans have loved for years.
There are undoubtedly several other obstacles that Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins It will have to improve for the franchise to have the right foot for once, but there are also a lot of good things behind this movie. From Golding praising the attention to cultural detail to a sequel already in the works for the film, Paramount seems to have learned its lessons from both the previous two installments and the reboot-prequel path. Bumblebee. Fortunately, fans won’t have to wait long until the movie hits theaters on July 23, followed by a Paramount + debut 45 days later.
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- Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins (2021)Release Date: July 23, 2021
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