New TV Spots for G.I. Joe Retaliation Reveal More Dwayne Johnson and Bruce Willis
02.28.12 by Ryan
While some upcoming summer (and almost-summer) movies have been relatively shy about releasing trailers and related footage — Tim Burton's Dark Shadows still lacks a trailer of any kind — there's one movie that hasn't been afraid to reveal more and more new footage: G.I. Joe: Retaliation. So far, Joe fans have been treated to a first trailer that was released last December, and a Super Bowl spot and international trailer that was released this month. Those still curious about where director Jon Chu (Step Up 3D) will be taking the Hasbro toy/comic book characters in their first big-screen mission since 2009's G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Paramount has revealed new TV spots with previously unseen footage.
Like the previous trailers before it, the two new TV spots focus mostly on Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's Roadblock and Bruce Willis as General Joe Colton, Hasbro's original Joe action figure, though the second spot shows more of Channing Tatum's Duke, who is one of the few characters to return from Rise of Cobra, but, unlike Snake Eyes (Ray Park), has been mostly absent from the sequel's trailers.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation was written by Zombieland screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, and co-stars D.J. Cotrona as Flint, Adrianne Palicki as Lady Jaye and Ray Stevenson as Firefly.