Wayans, Levitt Join G.I. Joe

Marlon Wayans has signed on to star and Joseph Gordon-Levitt is in negotiations to join Paramount actioner “G.I. Joe” reports Variety.

Based on the American soldier action figure series created by Hasbro, Stuart Beattie penned the screenplay which is based ten years in the future. Wayans will play Ripcord – the leader of the military unit.

The Stephen Sommers-helmed film is set to start shooting next month in Los Angeles. Rachel Nichols, Sienna Miller, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Said Taghmaoui have already joined the cast.