Looking back, GI Joe: Rise of Cobra wasn’t the worst movie adaptation of a toyline to hit theaters in the summer of 2009. Hands down, that honor goes to Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, which for all intents and purposes is a steaming pile of shit. I didn’t wholly disapprove of RoC, but feel that there were some opportunities missed in the execution.
When it was announced that Jon Chu, director of the Step Up sequels and the Justin Beiber movie, “Never Say Never”, had been selected to helm the sequel/reboot to RoC I was not enthused.
This week saw the debut of the teaser trailer for GI Joe: Retaliation. Prepare to have your face melted in with some truly awesome Joe imagery.
Sweet merciful baby Jesus. Wait was that Cobra Commander looking like … Cobra Commander? Did they just kill Channing Tatum?!? Is that Snake Eyes fighting a bunch of Red Ninjas on the side of a mountain? HOLY SHIT. I’m buying my ticket now. See you in line asshats!!!