G.I. Joe Casting Rumor Tidbits

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statham wahlberg G.I. Joe Casting Rumor TidbitsJust a quick post about some casting rumors I’ve heard lately. Two possible candidates for the live action Stephen Sommers-directed G.I. Joe adaptation are…

Mark Wahlberg (The Departed) and his The Italian Job cohort, rising action star Jason Statham (also in War, The Transporter films). I haven’t heard much else, and found out about this in a recent Entertainment Weekly interview with Statham.


If it tuns out to be true, this sounds like some pretty cool casting.

I don’t doubt that both actors have at least been approached. Unlike Transformers, this movie is more about the flesh-and-blood characters (and hopefully awesome action), so casting is important on this one.

Source: Entertainment Weekly

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  1. Due nomi per il cast di G. I. Joe

    Gossip sul prossimo film in live action tratto da fumetti. Per l’adattamento di G.I Joe si fanno i nomi di Jason Statham (Crank, Snatch) e Mark Whalberg (The Departed, La tempesta perfetta, Il pianeta delle scimmie, Boogie Nights). I…

  2. That would make for a nice start, but heard this rumor before Statham was to be “Action Man” and Mark W. as Duke, but that was on the resent horrid script.