Channing Tatum To Play Duke On G.I.Joe
Reported by Jay Cochran - 10:57 AM 2008.01.29
It has been confirmed that Channing Tatum will be taking on the role of G.I.Joe team member, Duke in the upcoming GI Joe movie from Paramount Pictures. Levitt joins a cast that so far consists of Ray Parks (Snake-Eyes), Sienna Miller (Baroness) and Rachel Nichols (Scarlett), Said Taghmaoui (Breaker), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Heavy Duty), Marlon Waynes (Ripcord) and Dennis Quiad (Hawk). Joseph Gordon-Levitt is rumored to have gotten the role of Cobra Commander.
Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Hasbro's Brian Goldner will produce a G.I. Joe live-action movie scheduled for release in August 7, 2009. Joining the production team along with newly-named director, Stephen Sommers, and business-partner Bob Ducsay will be scribe Stuart Beattie.