Rachel Nichols Confirmed, 2 More for G.I. Joe

It’s always a little funny to me when an Internet movie site breaks a casting story before the traditional mags such as Variety or The Hollywood Reporter, who you would think have infinite resources at their disposal. In any case, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed the addition of Rachel Nichols, as well as Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Said Taghmaou to the growing cast of Stephen Sommers’ “G.I. Joe”, but strangely, silence on Byung-hun Lee as Storm Shadow.


Nichols will play Scarlett, a skilled martial artist who specializes in hand-to-hand combat and counterintelligence.

Akinnuoye-Agbaje will play ordnance expert Heavy Duty and Taghmaoui will play Breaker, the team’s communications specialist.

They join a cast that already includes Sienna Miller as The Baroness and Ray Park as Snake Eyes.