Paramount Footage has launched two new featurettes selling the upcoming movie Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins. With two very totally different tones, each spotlight the star enchantment of its title character, performed by Final Christmas actor Henry Golding, amping up audiences for the G.I. Joe prequel movie coming to theaters later this month.
The primary, a ninety-second training featurette, highlights the rigorous course of it takes to turn into a fighter worthy of a G.I. Joe movie, with Snakes Eyes’ actors going “from zero to sixty” to turn into combating machines. Together with sound bites from Golding, Samara Weaving (Scarlett), Ursula Corbero (The Baroness), and Andrew Koji (Storm Shadow), viewers can see the actors turning into their characters, “respiratory them” by the stunt coaching and intense dedication to performing their very own motion sequences.
“Everyone knows Snake Eyes as this absolute weapon,” Golding says, “So I knew I needed to step up my sport.”
Along with splicing footage of the upcoming movie with footage from stunt rehearsals and struggle coaching, the clip additionally highlights Kenji Tanigaki, the movie’s struggle coordinator and second unit director. With almost fifty stunt credit to his identify, Tanigaki is an skilled in not solely sword work, however in gun combating and automobile chase sequences, making him the right triple menace for a movie like Snake Eyes. Stunt coordinator Kimani Ray Smith says that Tanigaki’s sword choreography is “the very best [he’s] ever seen”, and Golding and Koji reward the years of expertise that he lends to their characters.
Moreover, Paramount has launched a much less intense promotional video, a stop-motion PSA utilizing the unique G.I. Joe motion figures that audiences know so nicely, together with some new figures sculpted after Snakes Eyes’ stars. Paying homage to each a PBS characteristic and a Robotic Hen brief, the PSA sees three kids operating after a misplaced ball previous a variety of security hazards, with iconic G.I. Joe characters warning them of hazard alongside the best way. The youngsters blow them off, till their ball rolls to a cease on the toes of Snake Eyes, who whips off his iconic masks to ‘promote’ the brand new movie.
The opposite characters are up in arms that somebody made a movie with out them, together with a few Cobra motion figures, who’re unceremoniously kicked into form by the Snake Eyes/Golding determine, who yells, “it’s an origin story!” The clip ends in commonplace, tacky PSA type, with all of the characters/figures becoming a member of collectively to say, “And realizing is half the battle.”
Snake Eyes is directed by Evan Spiliotopoulos, and produced by Brian Goldner, Erik Howsam, and Lorenzo di Bonaventura, with a screenplay by Spiliotopoulos, Anna Waterhouse, and Joe Shrapnel. Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins will premiere in theaters on July 23. Try each new featurettes, and the IMAX poster for Snake Eyes beneath.
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