History Trivia / GIJoeTheRiseOfCobra

12th Mar '18 4:15:22 AM AmuckCricetine
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** Creator/ChristopherEccleston [[http://www.radiotimes.com/news/tv/2018-03-12/christopher-eccleston-says-doctor-who-exit-almost-destroyed-his-career/ revealed]] that he hated the film.
-->Working on something like ''GI Joe'' was horrendous. I just wanted to cut my throat every day.
7th Mar '18 8:31:50 PM igordebraga
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** Creator/ArnoldVoslooas Zartan, a [[Film/MasterOfDisguise master]] of [[Film/DarkmanIITheReturnOfDurant disguise]]. Also after the attack on the Pit, Zartan strolling off wearing mid-eastern garb could easily be a callback to [[Film/TheMummyTrilogy another of his stand-out roles]].

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** Creator/ArnoldVoslooas Creator/ArnoldVosloo as Zartan, a [[Film/MasterOfDisguise master]] of [[Film/DarkmanIITheReturnOfDurant disguise]]. Also after the attack on the Pit, Zartan strolling off wearing mid-eastern garb could easily be a callback to [[Film/TheMummyTrilogy another of his stand-out roles]].



** Similarly, GI Joe becoming an international task force was done due to Creator/{{Paramount}}/Sommer wanting a high overseas box office pull for the film and thinking an all-US team of soldiers would not sell tickets outside North America.

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** Similarly, GI Joe becoming an international task force was done due to Creator/{{Paramount}}/Sommer Creator/{{Paramount}}/Sommers wanting a high overseas box office pull for the film and thinking an all-US team of soldiers would not sell tickets outside North America.
12th Feb '18 1:15:22 AM jormis29
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** Arnold Vosloo as Zartan, a [[Film/MasterOfDisguise master]] of [[Film/DarkmanIITheReturnOfDurant disguise]]. Also after the attack on the Pit, Zartan strolling off wearing mid-eastern garb could easily be a callback to [[Film/TheMummyTrilogy another of his stand-out roles]].

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** Arnold Vosloo as Creator/ArnoldVoslooas Zartan, a [[Film/MasterOfDisguise master]] of [[Film/DarkmanIITheReturnOfDurant disguise]]. Also after the attack on the Pit, Zartan strolling off wearing mid-eastern garb could easily be a callback to [[Film/TheMummyTrilogy another of his stand-out roles]].
22nd Apr '16 2:46:04 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy
** The director brought a buttload of ''[[Film/TheMummyTrilogy Mummy]]'' alumni with him. Besides Arnold "Imhotep" Vosloo as Zartan and an uncredited cameo by Creator/BrendanFraser as Sgt. Stone, there's a very short scene with lovable traitor Beni (Kevin J. O'Connor, who Sommers casts in every movie he's made since ''Film/DeepRising'') as evil scientist Dr. Mindbender.
** [[Film/ThePhantomMenace Darth Maul]] is Snake Eyes.
** [[Film/{{StarTrek}} Gaila]] is Scarlett. Nichols even has the same dye job.
** Marlon Wayans as the lead's BlackBestFriend. This isn't UnfortunateImplications, incidentally; [[TypeCasting he has the same role in every film he's in]]. Even alongside his own brother.
** [[Series/DoctorWho The Ninth Doctor]] is Destro. Exceptionally amusing since there's ''another'' character in the movie who's actually called ''the Doctor!'' And he's using NanoMachines... "Are you my mummy?"
** [[Series/{{Lost}} Mr. Eko]] is Heavy Duty.
** OMG, [[Music/{{Evita}} Colonel Perón]], alias [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbean Governor Swann]], a.k.a. [[Film/TomorrowNeverDies Elliot Carver]], is now U.S. President!
*** He would later [[RetroactiveRecognition relocate to King's Landing, convert to the Faith of the Seven]] and would become the [[Series/GameOfThrones High Sparrow]]
** Storm Shadow is [[Film/TheGoodtheBadtheWeird Park Chang-yi]], The Bad.
** Child Storm Shadow is the drug lord from ''Film/TropicThunder''!
*** And as a child Snake Eyes was [[KickinIt Leo Howard]]!
20th Jan '16 2:21:28 PM youfeelingluckypunk27
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** If you watch South Korean movies, Lee Byung Hun from ''Film/TheGoodTheBadTheWeird'' and many other films plays Storm Shadow. (FYI, Lee was The Bad from the aforementioned movie.) He's also played in multiple KoreanSeries, including ''Series/{{Iris}}''. As a child, he's the drug lord from ''Film/TropicThunder''!

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** If you watch South Korean movies, Lee Byung Hun from ''Film/TheGoodTheBadTheWeird'' and many other films plays Storm Shadow. (FYI, Lee was Shadow is [[Film/TheGoodtheBadtheWeird Park Chang-yi]], The Bad from the aforementioned movie.) He's also played in multiple KoreanSeries, including ''Series/{{Iris}}''. As a child, he's Bad.
** Child Storm Shadow is
the drug lord from ''Film/TropicThunder''!
22nd Oct '15 11:17:31 PM bombadil211
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* MoneyDearBoy: Presumably why Creator/ChristopherEccleston decided to take part in this film, in addition to [[LargeHam just having]] [[HamAndCheese fun]].

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* MoneyDearBoy: MoneyDearBoy:
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Presumably why Creator/ChristopherEccleston decided to take part in this film, in addition to [[LargeHam just having]] [[HamAndCheese fun]].fun]].
** Several years later, Creator/ChanningTatum said that he wanted to pull out of the film, but was locked into a three picture contract and would have been sued if he tried to break the deal.
26th Jul '15 1:31:54 PM captainmarkle
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* CowboyBebopAtHisComputer: There are ''still'' people that saw this film wondering [[IAmNotShazam who "G.I. Joe" was.]]
** Now HilariousInHindsight as [[spoiler:he's in the sequel!]]

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* CowboyBebopAtHisComputer: There are ''still'' people that saw this film wondering [[IAmNotShazam who "G.I. Joe" was.]]
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]] Now HilariousInHindsight as [[spoiler:he's in the sequel!]]sequel!]]
* CreatorBacklash: Channing Tatum has been ''extremely'' vocal with his dislike of the film.
22nd Jul '15 11:30:02 AM igordebraga
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** Channing Tatum hates the movie as well, and says the only reason he did it is because he would have been sued for breach of contract if he'd refused.

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** Channing Tatum hates the movie as well, and says the only reason he did it is because he would have been sued for breach of contract if he'd refused. (though Tatum admits he picked ''G.I. Joe'' because he was a fan of the franchise, which made him even more disappointed of the final product's quality)
23rd Jun '15 5:21:21 PM comicwriter
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** Channing Tatum hates the movie as well, and says the only reason he did it is because he would have been sued for breach of contract if he'd refused.
18th Jun '15 10:30:49 PM snafuthegreat
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*** He would later [[RetroactiveRecognition relocate to King's Landing, convert to the Faith of the Seven]] and would become the [[Series/GameOfThrones High Sparrow]]
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