As a fan of G.I. Joe since childhood, director Jon M. Chu wanted his Joe movie to be a flick that would "make my 10-year-old self happy." Here's how he did it.
Following the successful opening this weekend for director Jon M. Chu’s "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," Paramount Pictures and Hasbro are already moving forward with a third installment of the franchise.
Director Jon M. Chu's boisterous sequel "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" embraces the camp and fun of the Hasbro universe, rebooting the franchise with a stellar new cast and a script that rewards longtime fans.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation Dir. Jon M. Chu [Paramount; 2013] by Alan Zilberman Rating: For many kids, G.I. Joes are fun to dismember. It does not matter whether they’re the larger figures, or those tiny ones where their legs and torso are bound by a thick rubber band: the average G.I. Show More Summary
Now that Jon M. Chu is finally done with G.I. Joe: Retaliation, he can turn his attention to other projects. For fans, tops on that list is the He-Man reboot Masters of the Universe. Chu was revealed as the director of the film back in July 2012, but hasn’t had time to truly concentrate on it, thanks to his extra-long [...]
If you’ve come to Jon M. Chu’s G.I. Joe: Retaliation looking for plot, well, you’ve probably also forgotten what happened the last time we hooked up with America’s elite military force also named after action figures and comic books....Show More Summary
G.I Joe : Retaliation director Jon M.Chu has given an update on the Masters of the Universe reboot. He told IGN that he’s still aboard a “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe” movie but it’s still very early days. … Continue readi...
The director of two Step Up sequels and a Justin Bieber documentary might not seem the most obvious choice for a G.I. Joe film, but like a performer with fancy footwork, John M. Chu has success...
G.I. Joe: Retaliation director Jon M. Chu stops by to chat about converting the upcoming film to 3D, working with Channing Tatum and The Rock, and how this film will blow the first out of the water!
"G.I. Joe: Retaliation" director Jon M. Chu talks with SPINOFF about the challenges of rebooting a franchise with a sequel, 3D conversion and the responsibility he felt as a fan of the popular Hasbro toy line.
Director Jon M. Chu (G.I. Joe: Retaliation) provides an update on the status of the 'Masters of the Universe' reboot.
Dwayne Johnson and Channing Tatum relax with a friendly video game match in this scene from director Jon M. Chu's action sequel. [...]
With the first screenings hitting theaters this evening, Jon M. Chu's G.I. Joe: Retaliation returns fans to the bigger-than-life action adventure world of Hasbro's iconic toy line. Blending nearly 50 years of toys, cartoons, comic books and childhood imagination, Retaliation features a diverse ensemble that includes D.J. Show More Summary
Die-hard Channing Tatum fans can breathe a sigh of relief this week because finally Jon M. Chu’s sequel G.I. Joe: Retaliation is hitting theaters after a nonsensical delay from last year. In 3D. With more Channing Tatum. Now that Paramount...Show More Summary
A blindfolded Elodie Yung does battle with Ray Park in this brief fight scene from director Jon M. Chu's action sequel. [...]
Paramount Pictures has provided us with the full photo gallery for Jon M. Chu's G.I. Joe: Retaliation which you can view by clicking here or on the image below! In the March 28 release, 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. Show More Summary
On the set of 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation,' director Jon M. Chu and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura open up about their reboot/sequel as well as giving the Joes 'gravity.'
Travel with Channing Tatum and Dwayne Johnson via Land, Sea and Air in this latest look at director Jon M. Chu's sequel. [...]
Justin Bieber may have just been served a cold dose of kiss and tell from Selena Gomez, but he’s also been vigorously defended by a highly respected director. Jon M. Chu (Jonathan Murray Chu), director of GI Joe -Retaliation, Step Up 3D and Bieber’s $100 million grossing 2011 movie-biopic Never Say Never which filmed the 10 days before his 2010 Madison [...]Show More Summary
With G.I. Joe: Retaliation finally about to make it’s big screen bow, director Jon M. Chu can focus on bringing other 80s properties to a theater near you. Like He-Man. Chu’s name has long been attached to a Masters of the Universe remake, but could there be room for an appearance or cameo from the [...]