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Snake-Eyes is getting his own standalone movie

The Joes’ elite commando steps into the spotlight

Snake-Eyes’ original file card
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Snake-Eyes, the elite commando and the love interest of counter-intelligence agent Shana M. O’Hara (codename: Scarlett), will be getting his own movie. The Hollywood Reporter says that Paramount Pictures is in talks to develop the flick.

The Hollywood Reporter also says Evan Spiliotopoulos is in talks to write the script, which should be pretty short, considering the fact Snake-Eyes never speaks.

Paramount was behind two movies, in 2009 and 2013, which starred Ray Park (aka Darth Maul) in the role of Snake-Eyes.

Snake-Eyes, real name classified (sorry, official business), is a sergeant first class in the United States Army and a veteran of the Vietnam conflict, where his face was horribly disfigured in a helicopter accident.

In 1982, he and O’Hara joined 11 others — Hawk, Stalker, Breaker, Clutch, Rock N’ Roll, Steeler, Grand Slam, Flash, Short-Fuze, Grunt and Zap — to form Special Counter Terrorist Unit Delta, the joint military task force today known as “G.I. Joe.”

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