Snake Eyes Adds The Raid Star Iko Uwais

Snake Eyes Adds The Raid Star Iko Uwais

The Hollywood Reporter brings phrase that The Raid‘s Iko Uwais is in talks for a role in Paramount’s upcoming Snake Eyes film, a spin-off/reboot of the GI Joe franchise.

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Uwais will tackle the position of Hard Master, trainer of the titular hero and beforehand performed by Gerald Okamura in 2009’s G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. He joins a solid that features Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians) who will probably be enjoying the titular Snake Eyes.and Andrew Koji (Cinemax’s Warrior) who will play Storm Shadow.

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Snake Eyes is the ninja commando identified for his lethal means with a sword and trench knives. However, he’s additionally a extremely expert martial artist who might be simply as harmful unarmed. Snake-Eyes was residing in solitude within the High Sierras when he was recruited to affix G.I. Joe. His actual identify and backstory have lengthy been sources of thriller. As a results of being caught in a helicopter explosion, he’s closely scarred and mute. To disguise his face, he normally seems in a black balaclava and matching bodysuit.

The spinoff will probably be directed by Robert Schwentke (REDR.I.P.D.) from a screenplay by Evan Spiliotopoulous (Bright 2The Huntsman: Winter’s War), who’s presently engaged on the script. Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Brian Goldner will produce.

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Snake Eyes is scheduled to debut in theaters on October 16, 2020.

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