With filming set to begin next month, the cast of John M. Chu’s G.I. Joe 2: Cobra Strikes is beginning to finalize. The latest addition is Joseph Mazzello (The Pacific) who is set to take on the role of 18-year-old Southern charmer Mouse. Deadline reports that Mazzello beat out a number of hopefuls that were vying for the coveted role.
The cast now includes Ray Stevenson as villain Firefly, Channing Tatum (Duke), Dwayne Johnson (Roadblock), Lee Byung-hun (Storm Shadow), Adrianne Palacki (Lady Jay), RZA (Blind Master), D.J. Cotrona (Flint), Elodie Young (Jinx) and Ray Park (Snake Eyes). We previously broke the news that the film will not be in 3D. G.I. Joe 2: Cobra Strikes is set for release on August 10th, 2012.