Dennis Quaid and Channing Tatum have signed on as the leads in Steven Sommers' upcoming action feature G.I. Joe. According to Variety, Quaid will play General Hawk and Tatum will play Duke Hauser, the leader of this Hasbro franchise.

Quaid and Tatum will join a stellar cast featuring Marlon Wayans, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rachel Nichols, Sienna Miller, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Said Taghmaoui. Filming for the G.I. Joe feature will begin next month in Los Angeles.

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G.I. Joe is scheduled to be released August 7th, 2009.