The New Featurette for SNAKE EYES: GI JOE ORIGINS Highlights the Intense Ninja Training!

By: John M Jerva

A new Featurette has dropped for the highly anticipated Snake Eyes: GI JOE ORIGINS which highlights the intensive training that the cast went through under the guidance of fight coordinator and second unit director Kenji Tanigaki (the Rurouni Kenshin franchise) who is responsible for all the chaos we will see on screen. There is also great behind the scenes footage with cast interviews featuring Stars Henry Golding and Andrew Koji. Check it out below!

SNAKE EYES IS ONLY IN THEATRES, DOLBY CINEMA AND IMAX JULY 23, 2021

Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Skydance Present

In Association with Hasbro

A di Bonaventura Pictures Production

A Robert Schwentke Film

“SNAKE EYES: G.I. JOE ORIGINS”

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins stars Henry Golding as Snake Eyes, a tenacious loner who is welcomed into an ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage after saving the life of their heir apparent. Upon arrival in Japan, the Arashikage teach Snake Eyes the ways of the ninja warrior while also providing something he’s been longing for: a home. But, when secrets from his past are revealed, Snake Eyes’ honor and allegiance will be tested – even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him. Based on the iconic G.I. Joe character, Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins also stars Andrew Koji as Storm Shadow, Úrsula Corberó as Baroness, Samara Weaving as Scarlett, Haruka Abe as Akiko, Tahehiro Hira as Kenta and Iko Uwais as Hard Master.

DIRECTED BY

Robert Schwentke

EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY

David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Don Granger, Jeff G. Waxman, Greg Mooradian

PRODUCED BY

Brian Goldner, Erik Howsam, p.g.a., Lorenzo di Bonaventura, p.g.a.

BASED ON

Hasbro’s G.I. JOE® Characters

STORY BY

Evan Spiliotopoulos

SCREENPLAY BY

Evan Spiliotopoulos and Anna Waterhouse & Joe Shrapnel

STARRING

Henry Golding, Andrew Koji, Úrsula Corberó, Samara Weaving, Haruka Abe, Takehiro Hira, Peter Mensah with Iko Uwais

The film will also be well represented at this year’s Comic Con@Home with cast and creator Larry Hama joining live for a Q&A on July 21st which will showcase additional new material from the movie:

The Snake Eyes Comic-Con @ Home panel will be hosted by Mari Takahashi and will feature special content from the film, behind-the-scenes footage, and exclusive interviews with stars Henry Golding, Andrew Koji, Úrsula Corberó, Samara Weaving, Haruka Abe, Takehiro Hira, Peter Mensah and Iko Uwais, and writer of the G.I. Joe comics, Larry Hama! Also, in association with Comic-Con, Snake Eyes will be screened for fans FIRST across the country in 10 cities on Wednesday, July 21st. The Snake Eyes Comic-Con Fans First Premiere Screenings will take place in the following cities: Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Seattle, Miami, San Diego, Houston, Phoenix and Vancouver. Follow @snakeeyesmovie and tune into the panel on July 21st for more information about how to see Snake Eyes when it premieres in your city for Comic-Con FANS FIRST.

Say what you will about the changing of the story from its initial origins in the comic books, but the action set pieces and fight sequences look off the chains insane and Golding, Koji and company look authentic in the choreography and fans should be satisfied with what’s on screen. Creator Larry Hama has given his stamp of approval on the movie snd has said that the changes were necessary for the film to work in present day.

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