When it is announced that "G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra", the Hasbro's famous American heroes toy characters, has been picked up to be made into a live action film, many question how the characters will look like in reality. On Thursday, May 8, Paramount Pictures have finally given the fans a first real look into some important figures of G.I. Joe team as well as their nemesis, Cobra team.
The nine new photos unveiled six Joes and three Cobras. The Joe team pictured in the stills are Breaker portrayed by Said Taghmaoui, Duke by Channing Tatum, General Hawk by Dennis Quaid, Heavy Duty by Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ripcord by Marlon Wayans and Snake Eyes by Ray Park, whereas the Cobras include The Baroness played by Sienna Miller, Destro by Christopher Eccleston and Storm Shadows by Lee Byung-Hun. The Duke character can be seen above while the rest are posted below.
Following the story of the battle between G.I. Joe team with evil organization known as Cobra, "Joe" will serve up to be the background story to each character and it will be set in the Joes' base, the Pit. The filming has begun on February 11, 2008 in Los Angeles and in May, the production will move to Prague. Directed by Stephen Sommers, the action adventure film will be heading into theaters on August 7, 2009.