“G.I. Joe” Spin-Off “Snake Eyes” Gets A Director

G I Joe Spin Off Snake Eyes Gets A Director

Robert Schwentke (“RED,” “Insurgent,” “R.I.P.D.”) is reportedly in early talks to direct the “G.I. Joe” spin-off film “Snake Eyes” for Paramount Pictures.

Based on the Hasbro toy line, Snake Eyes is a silent ninja commando who dresses in all black, never reveals his face, and doesn’t speak. He stands out among the military anti-terrorist group and has a special relationship with Scarlett, the team’s one-time only female member.

Sometimes he carries out solo missions with his pet wolf, Timber, while his archenemy is his blood brother and white clad counterpart Storm Shadow. Martial artist and actor Ray Park played the role in the two previous “G.I. Joe” films while Byung-Hun Lee was Storm Shadow, no word if either will return as yet.

Evan Spiliotopoulos (“The Huntsman: Winter’s War,” “Beauty and the Beast”) is penning the script while Brian Goldner is producing.

Source: Variety