Ray Park Is Snake Eyes in ‘G.I. Joe’!

The ‘Star Wars’ martial arts expert is taking the role of the team's ninja master.
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Ray Park Is Snake Eyes in ‘G.I. Joe’!

Ray Park Snake Eyes When it was announced that Sienna Miller had been cast as the Baroness in Stephen Sommer's G.I. Joe, it provoked a good deal of interest from fans of the franchise. Today, /Film has announced that Ray Park has been cast as Snake Eyes in the upcoming film adaptation of the cartoon from the 1980's.

Snake Eyes is one of the original members of the GI Joe team, and has proven to be one of the most popular characters from the line. Little is known about his real identity, as it has remained classified throughout the series (and re-interpreted with each new cartoon or comic series.) What has remained constant has been that he trained under two ninja masters - the Soft Master and the Hard Master, and that his history is linked to that of Cobra's ninja assassin - Storm Shadow. Snake Eyes has also had an ongoing romantic relationship with fellow G.I. Joe member Scarlett.

Hasbro has confirmed that the film will feature the rivalry between Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow.

Ray Park is best known for his role as the Sith Lord Darth Maul in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, and also appeared in Bryan Singer's X-Men as the Toad.

G.I. Joe is scheduled for an August 7. 2009 release.

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra was released August 7th, 2009.

Sources:/Film
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  • nicki3 • 5 years ago

    I Love ray parks in this movie.. he is amazing as { snake eyes}

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    • mordfilm • 7 years ago

      It has been a few years, I could be wrong on my Snake Eyes back story. Sorry if I got something wrong...

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      • mordfilm • 7 years ago

        UH... Snake Eyes was muted in Vietnam in the original comic books, and series. However I have heard he is now silent for this film, as a way to spititualy grow more, a sort of spiritual training per-se, and not as the result of an accident. and why the mask in the film? well the original Snake eyes was disfigured by a grenade explosion, saving the life of once comrad, Storm Shadow, in Vietnam. For the Film??? I have recieved no clues, or insight. Maybe a fire?

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        • outlaw122779 • 8 years ago

          This guy is a talented martial artist I think hes a good fit

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          • ed-wood • 8 years ago

            Ray Park is a good choice but please, no John Cena.

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            • je11480 • 8 years ago

              That's why this is perfect casting... hopefully this is Snake Eyes post accident... he won't talk at all.. which is good, b/c Ray Parks voice irritates me.

              Hey as long as they don't cast John Cena as Duke... I'm cool!

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              • e2cinema • 8 years ago

                Well he's good at what he does, just as long as he doesn't have to talk to much :)

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                • nightwatchman23 • 8 years ago

                  Sounds good to me.

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                  • 2movieguys • 8 years ago

                    The whole cating of this live version of the TV Show from the 80's is getting stranger and stranger!! Sienna Miller as the Baroness LOL!!!

                    People seem to forget in 1987 "G.I. Joe: The Movie" hasd already been out, but Animated & there was even a 1985 TV series!!

                    What is up with this retro throw back to the 80's???

                    Ray Park as also signed on to play Iron Fist (Daniel Rand)for the film "Iron Fist"! Which should be interesting!

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                    • g-reg • 8 years ago

                      This moive will suck. They will blow alot of stuff up tho.

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                      • brian • 8 years ago

                        Haha!

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                        • jayare1 • 8 years ago

                          .....now i'm having second thoughts. Street Fighter keep s popping into my head

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                          • wizdome • 8 years ago

                            This is one movie im not that excited to see - but then again im not an American so i have a reason to be luke warm about the whole project.

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                            • darthboromir • 8 years ago

                              Ray Park is AWESOME, I would have preferred for him to be Storm Shadow, since he is ALSO my favorite, but just the fact that he is in this move will make it great.

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                              • sxers2k1 • 8 years ago

                                good choice

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                                • kyle-hannah • 8 years ago

                                  Wow now we know Ray Park is Snake Eyes and knowing is half the battle

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                                  • jayare1 • 8 years ago

                                    oh snap ooh snap ooooh snap

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                                    • space101 • 8 years ago

                                      Man am I ever hyped for this one!!!

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                                      • err2005 • 8 years ago

                                        nice.

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                                        • b-rad08 • 8 years ago

                                          YEAH! This was a good choice! some people are just really good bad guys!

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