Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins Movie

You know his name. Now witness his origin.

Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins movie poster

Who's Involved:

Samara Weaving, Andrew Koji, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Evan Spiliotopoulos, Brian Goldner, Úrsula Corberó, Robert Schwentke, David Ellison, Iko Uwais, Henry Golding, Anna Waterhouse, Haruka Abe, Takehiro Hira

Release Date:

Friday, July 23, 2021 (Nationwide)

sequences of strong violence and brief strong language
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins stars Henry Golding as Snake Eyes, a tenacious loner who is welcomed into an ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage after saving the life of their heir apparent. Upon arrival in Japan, the Arashikage teach Snake Eyes the ways of the ninja warrior while also providing something he’s been longing for: a home. But, when secrets from his past are revealed, Snake Eyes’ honor and allegiance will be tested – even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him. Based on the iconic G.I. Joe character, Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins also stars Andrew Koji as Storm Shadow, Úrsula Corberó as The Baroness, Samara Weaving as Scarlett, Haruka Abe as Akiko, Tahehiro Hira as Kenta and Iko Uwais as Hard Master.

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Who stars in Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins : Cast List

... Scarlett

Babylon, Scream 6  

... Snake Eyes

The Tiger's Apprentice, Persuasion  

... The Baroness


Stuber, Mile 22  

... Tommy

Bullet Train, Boy Kills World  

... Akiko

She's Just A Shadow  

Lost Girls and Love Hotels  

Who's making Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins : Crew List

A look at the Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Robert Schwentke last directed The Divergent Series: Allegiant and The Divergent Series: Insurgent. The film's writer Evan Spiliotopoulos last wrote The Unholy and Beauty and the Beast.


Lorenzo di Bonaventura
David Ellison
Brian Goldner

Production: What we know about Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins ?

Key Facts

  1. Snake Eyes is only in theatres, Dolby Cinema and IMAX on July 23, 2021 (6/6/2021). The film will not be available day and date on Paramount+.
  2. This is likely a prequel chronicling the origins of the character Snake Eyes (8/2/2020).
  3. Ray Park, who had played Snake Eyes in previous films, does not reprise his role for this film. Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians) stars in the role (8/2/2020).
  4. Snake Eyes was postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic (8/2/2020).
  5. Crazy Rich Asians star Henry Golding is in early talks to star (Variety, 8/14/19).
  6. Simon Waters, who oversees consumer products at Hasbro Studios, said the company wants to take “a more millennial approach.” As he explains, “The world has changed, and I think you’re going to see G.I. Joe changing with it,” he said. “There’s going to be a much more contemporary approach to the whole franchise, and that will allow us to develop different characters (LA Times, 3/22/17)."
  7. Originally envisioned as a third G.I.: Joe movie following the events of G.I. Joe: Retaliation, this will now be a reboot aiming for a younger audience (LA Times, 3/22/17).

Filming Timeline

  1. June 2021: The film was in Completed status.
  2. February 2020: The film was in Post-Production status.

    Filming wrapped on February 26, 2020.

  3. December 2018: The film was in Pre-Production status.

    Robert Schwentke has signed on to direct. Evan Spiliotopoulos, who wrote Beauty and the Beast and The Huntsman: Winter’s War, penned the script.

  4. March 2017: The film was in Development status.

    Being rebooted with “a more millennial approach.”

  5. July 2014: The film was in Development status.
  6. April 2013: The film was in Announced status.

Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins Release Date: When was the film released?

Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins was released in 2021 on Friday, July 23, 2021 (Nationwide release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including Old, Ailey and Jolt.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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Q&A Asked about Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins

Dec. 30, 2019
Is this a reboot of the 1998 movie starring Nicholas cage?

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