‘G.I. Joe 3’ Delayed Due to The Rock’s Schedule


Back in 2009, Paramount Pictures and Hasbro rolled out their live-action G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra adaptation, hoping for a repeat of the 2007 live-action Transformers success.

Unfortunately, building your franchise on the a busy actor like Dwayne Johnson means that continuing your franchise is now dependent on his schedule. That fact was confirmed by co-star Byung-hun Lee during a recent chat with LRM (via ScreenRant) during TIFF.

“I heard from the studio that there’s a possibility to do the third one, but I think they’re waiting for the actors’ schedules. They’re arranging the schedules for the actors, especially Dwayne Johnson.”

Lee and co-star Ray Park have been in contact:

“Him and I always talk about those kinds of ideas and some other projects and what if we do some things. We always talk, but it’s just talk.”

Johnson will lend his voice to the Disney film Moana and will star in the anticipated 2017 films Fast 8BaywatchJourney 3, and Jumanji. As if that all wasn’t enough already, he’s poised to enter Warner Bros.’ DC Extended Universe as Black Adam, antagonist to Captain Marvel in Shazam!, scheduled for 2019. 

What do you think? Please share and follow!


6 Comments Add yours

  1. He’s on a roll! Can’t believe how far he’s come and his acting has improved greatly! I hope GI Joe 3 does get done!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. DPNews says:

      That’s right! For me he is a modern movie star!

      Liked by 1 person

      1. I’ve heard he’s really nice to his fans & a great person too. This makes him even better in my book 🙂

        Liked by 1 person

  2. gpj103 says:

    I still can’t believe the Rock is the world’s highest paid actor…I struggle to think of a good film he has been in…but that said…he is a likeable guy and there aren’t really that many bankable action movie stars around these days so I suppose it is all about return on investment.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. TeacherofYA says:

    Wow, The Rock is a busy man! 😏

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s