G.I. Joe sequel already confirmed

Summer actioner gets second go, according to Paramount boss

gi_joe_mars1-1Fresh from earning $100 million worldwide on its opening weekend, G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra, will soon be heading for a sequel.

Paramount vice chairman Rob Moore confirmed that plans to continue the franchise are going ahead to The Los Angeles Times. The newspaper also states that while the cast are contractually obliged to return for more films, director Stephen Sommers is not, giving open speculation as to who will direct the sequel to a film that has been a success financially, but has bombed critically.

G.I. Joe is based on the popular toy line by Hasbro. The adaptation, currently in cinemas at the moment, stars Dennis Quaid, Channing Tatum and Sienna Miller, and has a 12A certificate. Read SciFiNow’s review of G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra here.