Paramount Pictures has revealed the release dates for their 3rd “G.I. Joe” films. The untitled film will hit theaters on March 27, 2020.
The new G.I. Joe film will be a reboot of the franchise based on the line of toys by Hasbro. The first film “G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra” starred Channing Tatum and Marlon Wayans, and was released in 2009, followed by “G.I. Joe: Retaliation,” in 2013. The film starred Dwayne Johnson, Tatum, and Bruce Willis.
Yo, Joe…just so you know. Paramount drops a new GI JOE March 27, 2020. Remember, knowing is half the battle.
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The original 12-inch (30 cm) G.I. Joe line was introduced on February 2, 1964. The action figures is known as Action Man in United Kingdom. The original cartoon series “G.I. Joe: Real American Hero,” ran for a total of 95 episodes, from 1985 to 1986. The show canceled after the release of direct-to-video G.I. Joe: The Movie in 1987. The anime cartoon returned in 1989. In 2005 G.I Joe received a new line called G.I. Joe: Sigma 6. The new was adapted into an animated television series produced by GONZO.
G.I. Joe was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong in Rochester, New York, in 2003.