Almost none of the characters from G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra are returning for the sequel, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, but Storm Shadow (Byung-hun Lee) made the cut. A new image of the villainous ninja has gone online, and the image shows him holding a guard hostage. Oh, Storm Shadow. Will your ninja-treachery ever cease?
Hit the jump to check out the image. The film also stars D.J. Cotrona, Ray Park, Adrianne Palicki, Jonathan Pryce, RZA, Ray Stevenson, Channing Tatum, Bruce Willis, and Dwayne Johnson. G.I. Joe: Retaliation opens June 29th.
Image via Stark Industries.
Here’s the official synopsis for G.I. Joe: Retaliation:
A follow-up to the 2009 release of G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA, which grossed over $300M worldwide, Paramount Pictures, MGM and Skydance Productions, in association with HASBRO and di Bonaventura Pictures, commences production on G.I. JOE: RETALIATION. In this sequel, the G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. The film stars D.J. Cotrona, Byung-hun Lee, Ray Park, Adrianne Palicki, Jonathan Pryce, RZA, Ray Stevenson, Channing Tatum with Bruce Willis and Dwayne Johnson. Directed by Jon M. Chu, and produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Brian Goldner, from a screenplay by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick based on Hasbro’s G.I. Joe(R) characters, the film is scheduled to be released on June 29,2012.