The two Hollywood actors have been reported to be joining the Stephen Sommers-directed action film as The Rock was said to be offered a role and Brendan Fraser will appear briefly in the film.
Though the upcoming action film "G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra" has started its production this February, it seems that the casting have yet to be settled as new casting reports are still coming in. The latest reports came from the action adventure film suggested that the former WWE champion Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson may get a role in the film, whereas Brendan Fraser have been tapped to join the cast.
According to Latino Review, Rock has been offered the role of Hector Delgado, a Navy Seal who is nicknamed Shipwreck, while Fraser has been signed to make a cameo appearance in the film as Gung Ho, the Village People-looking soldier. The site further noted that Rock has yet to make any decision on the offer. Meanwhile, on Fraser's role, it was said that the star of "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor" has done shooting for his one scene role. The scene reportedly is taken place at 'The Pit' and it will be showing a training sequence.
If the report contains any truth in it, the two Hollywood actors are joining the other already cast members, including Dennis Quaid, Channing Tatum, Sienna Miller and Marlon Wayans. The shooting of the Stephen Sommers-directed film has been reported to have begun the filming on February 11, 2008. The film is expected to arrive at the theaters on August 7, 2008.