With the holidays here and several other big budget films showing trailers with holiday films, the trailer for G.I. Joe: Retaliation came in under the radar. C’mon, marketing folks for Hasbro! This trailer is great! You should be promoting this movie more!
If you haven’t seen it yet, check out our speculation over Willis being cast for this film back in August. We’re pretty happy it wasn’t just a rumor. This trailer has a lot going for it. Check out those aerial fight scenes!
From the cool techno-funk thumping theme to the lead role with Dwayne Johnson, who we’ve loved in every film we’ve seen since he exited the wrestling gig years ago (like Walking Tall with Johnny Knoxville (Dukes of Hazzard, Men in Black II) and Ashley Scott (Birds of Prey, Dark Angel) to Scorpion King to Get Smart with Anne Hathaway)…
…to the elimination of and rounding up of G.I. Joes by the government, to Cobra taking over the White House…
…to Bruce Willis showing up as the original G.I. Joe Joe Colton…
…to a face off between Snake Eyes and, is that the return of Storm Shadow, who seemed to have been killed off in G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra?
If you had the small sized action figures or watched the animated series you’ll know those guys.
Who didn’t play with their G.I. Joes on a big G.I. Joe tank?
What more could you want?
We can’t wait for this one (as you’ll know if you read yesterday’s rundown of 2012 flicks).
G.I. Joe: Retaliation is scheduled to hit theaters on June 29, 2012.