‘G.I. Joe 2: Cobra Strikes’ Takes ‘Star Trek 2’ Release Date

J.J. Abrams is close to signing on to direct ‘Star Trek 2’, although Paramount is now eyeing a late 2012 or summer 2013 release date.
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‘G.I. Joe 2: Cobra Strikes’ Takes ‘Star Trek 2’ Release Date

J.J. Abrams close to signing on for Star Trek 2 Paramount Pictures is still in early development on Star Trek 2, and now it seems that director J.J. Abrams is finally ready to commit to the sequel. However, Paramount is ditching the planned July 29, 2012 release for Star Trek 2, handing that release date over to G.I. Joe 2: Cobra Strikes.

G.I. Joe 2: Cobra Strikes has recently landed cast members such as Ray Stevenson as Firefly, Adrianne Palicki as Lady Jaye, and Joseph Mazzello as Mouse. Jon M. Chu is directing G.I. Joe 2: Cobra Strikes from a screenplay by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick.

J.J. Abrams has just returned from a vacation and is working with screenwriters Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, and Damon Lindelof, to lock down the Star Trek 2 script for a January production start. J.J. Abrams hasn't officially signed his deal to direct Star Trek 2, and has not approved the script yet. However, Paramount has exercised its options on the cast members, which means Chris Pine will return as Captain Kirk before he shoots the Untitled Jack Ryan Project.

No concrete release plans have been made for Star Trek 2 yet, although the studio is considering either a late 2012 or summer 2013 release for the sci-fi sequel.

Star Trek Into Darkness was released May 17th, 2013.

G.I. Joe Retaliation was released March 28th, 2013.

Sources:Deadline

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  • derek-smith • 4 years ago

    The GI Joe franchise could have been such a wicked awesome movie series... *sigh*

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    • ChiRep-1 • 4 years ago

      Eh, no production date set, JJ Abrams isn't confirmed yet and they're still juggling around with the script.No surprise here, take your time and do it right.

      and P.S G.I Joe can suck it... :)

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      • kazuma-47 • 4 years ago

        F*CK THIS STUPID SH*T! G.I. JOE IS GONNA BE PURE SH*T! THE STUDIO IS SO F*CKING STUPID!! JESUS CHRIST! Star Trek should be released before stupid G.I. Joe!!!!!

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        • SomethingMore • 4 years ago

          Cool!

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          • aceinthehole12 • 4 years ago

            I keep hearing Star Trek 2 will be in 2013. As long as JJ directs I won't mind.

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            • bawnian-dexeus • 4 years ago

              Better to have a quality sequel in 2013 than a rushed Transfallen in 2012

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              • moviemaniac66 • 4 years ago

                @phil-mata Sure the movie sucked ass but how can you get a better picture of Stevenson then of him as The Punisher?

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                • moviefreak97 • 4 years ago

                  Thumbs up for the fact that Star Trek 2 is being taken seriously :)

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                  • skorpion • 4 years ago

                    Star Trek would have been better for 2012, G.I. Joe is not really a grabber.

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                    • phil-mata • 4 years ago

                      Really, MW? You couldn't find a better image of Ray Stevenson?

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                      • moviegeek • 4 years ago

                        Wow, GI Joe is SO not going to stand out in the middle of the summer. August was their only shot at a mild success.

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                        • ghostman • 4 years ago

                          Man, 2012 is going to be one stuffed summer movie season that they already pushed 3 films into summer 2013!

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                          • cupid • 4 years ago

                            @Brizzy Agreed.

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                            • rudy • 4 years ago

                              Jesus, it's gonna take forever for star trek 2 to come out. I just hope they REALLY WOW everybody with what they'll have in store for it!!!

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                              • ejk1 • 4 years ago

                                Bummer all the way around. Star Trek 2 is somewhat up in the air, and we get this sequel to one lousy film.

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                                • Brizzy • 4 years ago

                                  Can't WAIT too see The Rock starr in Cobra.. Damn!

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