‘G.I. Joe 3′ Happening Next Year

The flamboyantly-named Lorenzo di Bonaventura, producer of toy-based G.I. Joe movies The Rise Of Cobra and Retaliation, has confirmed that a third instalment will go ahead in early 2015. The franchise didn’t exactly bolt out the gate with Rise, written and directed by The Mummy’s Stephen Sommers. Amongst its baffling array of elements was a rushed ending and Christopher Eccleston battling a Scottish accent. The sequel was more like a reboot, helmed by Jon M.Chu, that introduced Bruce Willis and Dwayne Johnson into the mix. That did better at the box office and now plans are underway to make a Johnson-heavy entry. Bonaventura explained that he is:

…trying to get going, starting early next year… I think it’ll be a little later than (January). I think February or March is probably more realistic… We’re just starting (to talk to directors). We’re negotiating with a writer right now,
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