G.I. Joe: Retaliation – Sneak Peek at New 3D Footage

GIJRetaliationIf you’re in the US and heading out to see Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters this weekend, you’ll be getting a preview of some new footage from G.I. Joe: Retaliation before the show.

Go behind the cut to check out the press release.

 

G.I. Joe: Retaliation was originally slated for release in June, 2012, but officials pushed out the opening date to March 29, 2013 less than five weeks before the movie was set to premiere. The decision caused quite a stir at the time, given the amount of promotion that had already been done.

Thankfully, March is almost upon us, and we get the added bonus of some new footage at the cinemas this weekend. Check out the press release below:

 

EXCLUSIVE 3D FOOTAGE OF “G.I. JOE: RETALIATION” TO PLAY IN ADVANCE OF

“HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS” IN THEATERS ACROSS THE GLOBE

 

THE 4-MINUTE PREVIEW WILL BEGIN PLAYING JANUARY 24TH IN

IMAX 3D, REALD 3D AND DIGITAL 3D LOCATIONS AROUND THE WORLD

 

HOLLYWOOD, CA (January 23, 2013) – Paramount Pictures, MGM and Skydance Productions, in association with Hasbro, will release a 4-minute preview of the highly anticipated “G.I. JOE: RETALIATION” in IMAX 3D, RealD 3D and digital 3D theaters in advance of Paramount and MGM’s “HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS.”

This first-look at the film will play across the globe beginning January 24th and run throughout “HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTER’S” theatrical engagement.

Based on the best-selling HASBRO characters, this follow-up to the 2009 release of “G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA,” which grossed more than $300 million worldwide, is di Bonaventura production and is presented by Paramount Pictures, MGM and Skydance Productions, in association with Hasbro.

In this sequel, the G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra, they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.  The film stars D.J. Cotrona, Byung-hun Lee, Adrianne Palicki, Ray Park, Jonathan Pryce, Ray Stevenson, Elodie Yung, Channing Tatum with Bruce Willis and Dwayne Johnson.  Directed by Jon M. Chu, and produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Brian Goldner of Hasbro, from a screenplay by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick, based on Hasbro’s G.I. Joe® characters.

“G.I. JOE: RETALIATION” is in theaters everywhere in the UK and Ireland on March 27th, 2013.

“HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS” stars Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton as Hansel and Gretel, who, after getting a taste for blood as children, become the ultimate vigilantes, hell bent on retribution.  Now, unbeknownst to them, Hansel and Gretel have become the hunted, and must face an evil far greater than witches… their past.  In addition to Renner and Arterton, the film stars Famke Janssen and Peter Stormare.  Written and directed by Tommy Wirkola and produced by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Kevin Messick and Beau Flynn.

“HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS” opens in the UK and Ireland on the 27th of February.

 

For folks in the UK and Ireland, you can check out a preview trailer of the footage here.

 

Source: Paramount/WayToBlue
Reporter:
 Mirjana

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