G.I. Joe Sequel Adds Rapper RZA and D.J. Cotrona

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And while RZA really is a rapper, D.J. Cotrona is not actually a D.J. Go figure.

Anyhoo. Heat Vision reports that you can count on two more names to “Go, Joe!” next year, with Wu Tang founding member RZA aka Robert Fitzgerald (who also happens to be an all-around kung fu nut) and former “Detroit 187″ castmember D.J. Cotrona joining the cast of the Jon Chu-directed sequel.

Cotrona will play Flint, a shotgun-carrying, beret-wearing Joe, while RZA will get to fulfill his rather odd obsession with all things kung fu by playing a martial arts master named the Blind Master, sensei to Joes Snake-Eyes and Jinx. RZA already has a kung fu movie set in China co-starring Russell Crowe in the works called “The Man with the Iron Fists”. (I shit you not) Dude really, really, REALLY loves kung fu.

Heat Vision says that besides Channing Tatum as Duke, the rest of the Joes (and one supposes, the villains) will all come from an all-new cast. That … doesn’t sound right. They may either have accidentally left out Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow, or they aren’t sure. Either way, let me put it to Paramount straight:

NO ONE WANTS TO SEE A DAMN G.I. JOE MOVIE WITHOUT SNAKE EYES AND STORM SHADOW. PERIOD.

Besides these two new additions, the “Joe” sequel has already recruited Dwayne Johnson to play Roadblock and Elodie Yung as Jinx.

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  • Evilloin

    This movie reminds me of a scene from the show, “Code Monkeys” were the game ,”E.T.” is released and it’s total garbage… A little boy prayed to God for that game to be good, even after his mom died of cancer… obviously, that kid’s mom died in vain, because “E.T.” for Atari was complete bit waste… No worries, God, I’ll pray for world peace or something… I know this G.I. Joe movie sequel isn’t worth the unanswered prayer. Also, completely unrelated: Thaal Sinestro, at the end of the Green Lantern movie, made it worth sitting through!

  • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool

    Still say Gerard Butler as Flint, Milla Jovovich as Lady Jaye, and Michael Jai White as Blind Master.

  • Juggernaut

    Agreed on both points.
    Why Hollywood decided to even revisit this property is beyond me. The first one was a disaster. Why they feel the need to destroy any more of my childhood memories is beyond me!

  • Evilloin

    Just wait until they make a Live action “My Little Pony” movie… Hollywood will destroy anything, even Franchises you could care less about… Or how about a live action “Jem” movie?! it’s coming… give it time… *blech*