Joe 3 shoot set for early 2015; New director and Dwayne
- 23rd June 2014
characters, a new director, and Dwayne Johnson. Here's
the current state of G.I. Joe 3...
Pictures has already earmarked a third G.I. Joe movie
for release in 2016, and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura
is one of those tasked with the job of making it happen.
There's already been something of a spanner in the
works, after director Jon M Chu - who helmed G.I.
Joe: Retaliation - left the project early in development.
Bonaventura, speaking with Collider, confirmed that
early chats with potential new directors have begun.
But the priority? "We're negotiating with a writer
right now, and once we close that deal - which should
be any moment - then we'll have a story locked down".
film's planned start date of January 2015 isn't going
to happen though. "We are trying to get going,
starting early next year", the producer admitted.
"I think February or March is probably more realistic.
We were originally shooting for January and I think
it slid a little bit".
Johnson is expected to return for the third movie,
but as of now, it's unclear which other characters
will be returning. di Bonaventura did confirm though
that "there were some characters the fans were
really shouting for us to put in, were gonna
put in a few one of the ones that they know that would
be new to the movie audience if they dont know