Firstly of this yr, October was wanting big for Andrew Koji. Warrior, the groundbreaking Cinemax collection launches into Season 2 beginning on October 2nd. Koji performs the lead function of Ah Sahm, the character that Bruce Lee wrote for himself in his 8-page remedy that impressed the collection. That’s nonetheless on. Nevertheless, Koji’s first starring function on the massive display screen is off. Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins which was initially scheduled to premiere three weeks later, has been postponed until next year.
Snake Eyes aspires to be a back-door pilot for the G.I. Joe franchise akin to what Bumblebee was for Transformers. Each franchises are Hasbro properties based mostly on their iconic and profitable toy strains, and there’s even speak of a crossover movie connecting the G.I. Joe and Transformers universes.
Snake Eyes capitalizes on the rising reputation of the G.I. Joe ninjas, conveniently growing marketability for the flourishing Asian markets. The standout scene in G.I. Joe: Retaliation was the ninja cliff battle. In 3D, that scene delivered simply the type of eye-popping spectacle that fandom craves.
Within the first two installments, G.I. Joe ninjas remained masked, however since that is an origin story, they’ll don their masks for Snake Eyes. Initially, Snake Eyes was performed by Ray Park, Darth Maul from Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace. Henry Golding (Loopy Wealthy Asians) takes over that titular function for the brand new movie. Koji takes over the function of Storm Shadow who was initially performed by Lee Byung-hun (Terminator: Genisys). Filling out the solid are martial arts grasp Iko Uwais (The Raid), internationally acclaimed Ursula Corbero (Cash Heist), and ingénue Samara Weaving (Invoice & Ted Face the Music).