As was rumored in early July, Bruce Willis will be joining Paramount's G.I. Joe 2: Retaliation.
THR reports that Willis is in negotiations to play General Joe Colton, the original G.I. Joe character and action figure. Production is set to begin at the end of the month in New Orleans with a script from Zombieland screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick and under the direction of Jon Chu (Justin Bieber: Never Say Never).
Willis joins a cast that includes returning G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra actors Channing Tatum as Duke, Ray Park as Snake Eyes, and Lee Byung-hun as Storm Shadow, as well as newcomers Ray Stevenson as the mercenary Firefly, French actress Elodie Yung (District 13: Ultimatum) as Jinx, D.J. Cotrona as the beret-wearing Flint, Adrianne Palicki as Lady Jaye andDwayne "The Rock" Johnson as heavy machine gunner and aspiring chef Roadblock. G.I. Joe 2 opens June 29, 2012. Enos joins Gangster Squad; Bening and Dillon in Imogene >> Posted 08.10.11 by Ryan