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soulglo
04-13-2005, 02:02 PM
Hello I'm new to the board and a real Joe fan.
Was having a discussion and wanted some feedback. We were discussing the cast for a real life g.i. joe movie. Here's what I think
Snake Eyes - Ray Park
Beach Head - Eric Bana
Flint - Vig Moretensen
Duke - Ed Harris
Wild Bill - Matthew McCaunohay (don't know how to spell)
Spirit - guy from Windtalkers
Roadblock - Michael Clark Duncan
Gung-Ho - big guy with goatee from Bad Boys 2
Doc - Morgan Freeman
Zartan - Karl Urban
Destro - Ving Rhames
Baroness - Catherine Zeta-Jones
Covergirl - Christine Taylor
Zarana - Milla Jovovich
Dr. Mindbender - either Christopher Lee, or switch it up and put Samuel Jackson
Serpentor - Michael Jai White
Cobra Commander - Sam Neill
I'm still stuck on a few key roles like Lady Jaye,Scarlett, Tamox/Xamot

msmalley
04-13-2005, 02:08 PM
I think Doc - Morgan Freeman- is a little to old. Sam Neil would be great as CC.

RAS ONE J
04-13-2005, 02:16 PM
welcome to the boards. Jennifer Garner as Scarlett :) she seems to be very athletic and some type of martial arts already and hot!

soulglo
04-13-2005, 02:43 PM
^ I could def see that

The Faceless Master
04-13-2005, 02:44 PM
Baroness, i would have to go with Monica Belucci <from Matrix 2 & 3> instead


welcome to the boards. Jennifer Garner as Scarlett :) she seems to be very athletic and some type of martial arts already and hot!

GOOD ONE!!

red25thta
04-13-2005, 02:49 PM
Tamox/Xamot - Jerry O'Connel and his brother.

Rocketson
04-13-2005, 03:08 PM
Gotta have Mr. Walken in there somewhere... maybe Major Bludd or something

CGC
04-13-2005, 07:00 PM
Baroness, i would have to go with Monica Belucci <from Matrix 2 & 3> instead

Definate improvement.

And who played Kramer in Seinfeld? I think that's who we'd need for Crystal Ball! ;)

Viper Commander
04-13-2005, 09:21 PM
Definate improvement.

And who played Kramer in Seinfeld? I think that's who we'd need for Crystal Ball! ;)

Michael Richards! LOL :)

YELSEW
04-13-2005, 10:06 PM
tomax and xamot would have to be the twins from the matrix 2
lady jaye would have to be the actress from law and order SVU (marishka ....) I don't know her last name.

whakojacko
04-14-2005, 12:13 AM
Tom Lister (Zeus) as Roadblock - maybe a little old tho
Christopher Walken as Dr. Venom
Samuel L. Jackson as Stalker
That Darth Maul guy as Snake-Eyes
Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen as Tomax and Xamot :D

gun metal
04-15-2005, 12:50 PM
Realistically, a Joe cast would be filled with a bunch of no names. Here are the links to some actors:

Storm Shadow: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005568/

Xamot & Tomax: http://www.imdb.com/gallery/granitz/1392/Events/1392/TommyFlana_Grani_378961_400.jpg?path=pgallery&path_key=Flanagan,%20Tommy%20(I)

Erick
04-15-2005, 07:00 PM
I would pick Amy Yasbeck to play the role of Scarlett and Lucy Liu as Jinx!

JeffreyKabal
04-18-2005, 02:38 PM
Here's a list I made a while ago.
I got a PDF file or Word File with pictures. Some choises are more logic if you see a pic. If anyone wants it please send me an e-mail.

Hawk - Mel Gibson
Snake-Eyes - Ray Park (just fight and shut up)
Scarlett - Diane Lane
Stalker - Wesley Snipes
Gung Ho - Edward Norton
Breaker - Jeff Goldblum (funny guy)
Cobra Commander - Kevin Spacey
Duke - Kurt Russel (allthough he's pretty old...I'm searching for someone better)
Major Bludd - Johhny Depp (he would play that character great! Just looks at his odd rolles!)
Airborne - Antonio Banderas
Destro - Robert Carlyle
Doc - Denzel Washington
Rock'n Roll - David Wenham
Snow Job - Stellan Skarsgard
Torpedo - Hugh Grant
Ace - Tom Cruise (Top Gun)
Cover Girl - Kirsten Dunst (a beautifull girl for a beautifull role)
Wild Bill - Jim Carrey (No discussion this is the perfect role for this guy)
Baroness - famke Janssen (This role would be perfect for her, in a creepy kinda way, just look at her role in Goldeneye).
Blowtorch - Sean Astin
Firefly - Colm Feore
Mutt - Michael Jeter (Died...so I'l have to find someone else)
Recondo - Viggo Mortensen
Ripcord - Eric Stoltz
Road Block - Ving Rhames
Scrap Iron - Hugo Weaving
Spirit - Nathaniel Arcand
Storm Shadow - Jet Li
Cutter - John C. Mcginley
Deep Six - Christian Bale
Zartan - Kevin Bacon!! (no discussion)
Alpine - Samuel L. Jackson
Bazooka - Robbie Coltrane
Buzzer - Tim Roth
Dusty - Michael Biehn
Flint - Colin Farell
Footloose - David Thewlis
Lady Jaye - Demi Moore
Quick Kick - Jackie Chan (no discussion)
Airtight - Christian Slater
Ripper - Trevor Goddard (died)
Shipwreck - Tom Hanks! (Cast away! haha)
Torch - Sean Bean
Tomax Xamot - London Brothers??
Crankcase - Nicolas Cage
Frostbite - Russel Crowe
Keel Haul - Rutger Hauer
Slaughter - David Morse
Thunder - David Caruso
Beachhead - Jean-Claude van Damme
Dial Tone - Dennis Quaid
Dr. Mindbender - Rade Serbedzija
Iceberg - Forest Whitaker
Leatherneck - Ray Liotta
Lifeline - Giovanni Ribisi (saving private ryan)
Low-Light - Brad Pitt
Mainframe - Matthew Lillard
Monkeywrench - Eric Bana
Sci Fi - James Marsden (and again with goggles like Cyclops)
Zandar - Jason Isaacs
Zarana - Milla Jovovich (Besides...I really really really think she's hot!)
Cross Country - Alfred Molina
Lift Ticket - Udo Kier
Serpentor - Willem Dafoe (NO DISCUSSION)
Slipstream - Edward Burns
Trasher - Tom Hulce
Big Boa - Scott Swartsz
Chuckles - Bruce Willis (The Jackall)
Crazy Legs - Ben Affleck
Crystal ball - Gary Oldmann!!
Falcon - Val Kilmer (not sure yet)
Jinx - Juliette Lewis
Outback - Hugh Jackman (No discussion)
Raptor - Alan Rickman
Darklon - Steve Buscemi (one of my fav actors by the way)
Voltar - Stephen Dorff
Tunnelrat - Leonardo Dicaprio
Zanzibar - Stewart Towsend
Mercer - Woody Harrelson
Red Dog - Laurence Fishburne
Budo - Ken Watanabe
Muskrat - Jude Law
Road Pig - Ralf Moeller
Gnawgahyde - Ron Perlman
Metalhead - Peter Stormare

Deadman2099
04-18-2005, 06:15 PM
Lady Jaye = Catherine Bell from JAG

also, i think rey park would be better as Storm Shadow, he's a little guy... i think of Snake-eyes as more of a Chuck Norris build. the big american soldier/ninja vs. the smaller deadly Cobra. so anyone with that build and skills would be a better choice, not like you'd ever see his face anyway.

blackdragon
04-18-2005, 06:44 PM
The perfect snake-eyes would be Michael Dudikoff from "American Ninja". The perfect Storm Shadow would be Phillip Rhee from "Best of the Best".

Falcone
04-19-2005, 09:59 PM
Here's a list I made a while ago.
I got a PDF file or Word File with pictures. Some choises are more logic if you see a pic. If anyone wants it please send me an e-mail.

Hawk - Mel Gibson
Snake-Eyes - Ray Park (just fight and shut up)
Scarlett - Diane Lane
Stalker - Wesley Snipes
Gung Ho - Edward Norton
Breaker - Jeff Goldblum (funny guy)
Cobra Commander - Kevin Spacey
Duke - Kurt Russel (allthough he's pretty old...I'm searching for someone better)
Major Bludd - Johhny Depp (he would play that character great! Just looks at his odd rolles!)
Airborne - Antonio Banderas
Destro - Robert Carlyle
Doc - Denzel Washington
Rock'n Roll - David Wenham
Snow Job - Stellan Skarsgard
Torpedo - Hugh Grant
Ace - Tom Cruise (Top Gun)
Cover Girl - Kirsten Dunst (a beautifull girl for a beautifull role)
Wild Bill - Jim Carrey (No discussion this is the perfect role for this guy)
Baroness - famke Janssen (This role would be perfect for her, in a creepy kinda way, just look at her role in Goldeneye).
Blowtorch - Sean Astin
Firefly - Colm Feore
Mutt - Michael Jeter (Died...so I'l have to find someone else)
Recondo - Viggo Mortensen
Ripcord - Eric Stoltz
Road Block - Ving Rhames
Scrap Iron - Hugo Weaving
Spirit - Nathaniel Arcand
Storm Shadow - Jet Li
Cutter - John C. Mcginley
Deep Six - Christian Bale
Zartan - Kevin Bacon!! (no discussion)
Alpine - Samuel L. Jackson
Bazooka - Robbie Coltrane
Buzzer - Tim Roth
Dusty - Michael Biehn
Flint - Colin Farell
Footloose - David Thewlis
Lady Jaye - Demi Moore
Quick Kick - Jackie Chan (no discussion)
Airtight - Christian Slater
Ripper - Trevor Goddard (died)
Shipwreck - Tom Hanks! (Cast away! haha)
Torch - Sean Bean
Tomax Xamot - London Brothers??
Crankcase - Nicolas Cage
Frostbite - Russel Crowe
Keel Haul - Rutger Hauer
Slaughter - David Morse
Thunder - David Caruso
Beachhead - Jean-Claude van Damme
Dial Tone - Dennis Quaid
Dr. Mindbender - Rade Serbedzija
Iceberg - Forest Whitaker
Leatherneck - Ray Liotta
Lifeline - Giovanni Ribisi (saving private ryan)
Low-Light - Brad Pitt
Mainframe - Matthew Lillard
Monkeywrench - Eric Bana
Sci Fi - James Marsden (and again with goggles like Cyclops)
Zandar - Jason Isaacs
Zarana - Milla Jovovich (Besides...I really really really think she's hot!)
Cross Country - Alfred Molina
Lift Ticket - Udo Kier
Serpentor - Willem Dafoe (NO DISCUSSION)
Slipstream - Edward Burns
Trasher - Tom Hulce
Big Boa - Scott Swartsz
Chuckles - Bruce Willis (The Jackall)
Crazy Legs - Ben Affleck
Crystal ball - Gary Oldmann!!
Falcon - Val Kilmer (not sure yet)
Jinx - Juliette Lewis
Outback - Hugh Jackman (No discussion)
Raptor - Alan Rickman
Darklon - Steve Buscemi (one of my fav actors by the way)
Voltar - Stephen Dorff
Tunnelrat - Leonardo Dicaprio
Zanzibar - Stewart Towsend
Mercer - Woody Harrelson
Red Dog - Laurence Fishburne
Budo - Ken Watanabe
Muskrat - Jude Law
Road Pig - Ralf Moeller
Gnawgahyde - Ron Perlman
Metalhead - Peter Stormare

imagine the cost being paid to actors. too bad about trevor goddard too(he was so cool)

JeffreyKabal
04-20-2005, 02:27 PM
most expansive movie ever if my choises would be taken :) LoL

mja ray park as storm shadow? Dunno I would like to see there faces in the end of the movie and don't want to see storm shadow being ray park. And definetely no dudikoff for snake-eyes :)
He may play him with mask but not without hehe terrible actor

blackdragon
04-25-2005, 04:24 AM
most expansive movie ever if my choises would be taken :) LoL

mja ray park as storm shadow? Dunno I would like to see there faces in the end of the movie and don't want to see storm shadow being ray park. And definetely no dudikoff for snake-eyes :)
He may play him with mask but not without hehe terrible actor

Yea but dudikoff isn't gonna have to speak as snake eyes so his acting won't be that bad. Come on he's the american ninja!

Wade Collins
08-23-2005, 08:52 AM
tomax and xamot would have to be the twins from the matrix 2
lady jaye would have to be the actress from law and order SVU (marishka ....) I don't know her last name.

Mariska Hargitay


The perfect snake-eyes would be Michael Dudikoff from "American Ninja". The perfect Storm Shadow would be Phillip Rhee from "Best of the Best".

Hehehehe. These two are exactly who I picked about 10 years ago.

CGC
08-23-2005, 10:19 AM
Zartan - Kevin Bacon!! (no discussion)
Oh no!!! :eek:

Zartan rocks, he was my favorite as a kid. The actor playing him should at least be able to act. Whenever I think of Kevin Bacon, all I can think of is that Footloose geek :p. It would have to be a good tough guy, but offhand, I can't think of anyone I would match to that role.

Wade Collins
08-23-2005, 10:28 AM
Oh no!!! :eek:

Zartan rocks, he was my favorite as a kid. The actor playing him should at least be able to act. Whenever I think of Kevin Bacon, all I can think of is that Footloose geek :p. It would have to be a good tough guy, but offhand, I can't think of anyone I would match to that role.

I think Russel Crowe better as Zartan. I have a list from way back in the day on the Joe newsgroup. Most of it was listed by someone else (I forget who) but some I added later. Of course some of it needs to be updated but there are some good calls in there I think.

Also, speaking to the cost of hiring all these actors: I know they would never go for this idea, but I had a brainstorm about how it might work, hiring a few "big name" actors for one movie. Instead of each actor wanting 20 million for one movie, what if they each got a certain percentage of the budget for the cast?

In other words, if there's 30 million dollars budgeted for the whole cast, each of 30 actors gets a different percentage of that, starting with whoever the studio feels is the most important etc. So maybe each actor would get a little over or a little under 1 million. Like I said, most actors would never go for it, but it WOULD work in theory.

Add to that the "points" and you KNOW that a TON of people would see the movie with that many popular actors in it. The movie would probably make more than any other movie in history and the actors would make a ton of money off their "points".

Hawk: Harrison Ford
Duke: Robert Redford
Flint: Mel Gibson
Lady Jaye: Catherine Bell
Ace: Tom Cruise
Airborne: Lou Diamond Phillips
Wild Bill: Sam Elliot
Snake Eyes: Michael Dudikoff
Scarlett: Jeri Ryan or Laura Prepon
Alpine: Will Smith
Spirit:
Stalker: Carl Weathers
Storm Shadow: Phillip Rhee or Jet Li
Leatherneck: Jake The Snake Roberts
Shipwreck:
Iceberg: Chris Tucker
Air Tight: Christian Slater
Cover Girl: Charlize Theron
Roadblock: Michael Clarke Duncan
Recondo: Jesse Ventura
Gung Ho: Goldberg
Quick Kick: Jackie Chan
Chuckles: Don Johnson
Footloose: Kevin Bacon
Sgt. Slaughter: himself
Cobra Commander: John Lithgow
Destro: Craig T. Nelson
Crystal Ball: Gary Oldman
Major Bludd: John Travolta
Firefly: Ray Park
Baroness: Bebe Neuwirth
Serpentor:
Dr Mindbender:
Tomax & Xamot: Jason & Jeremy London
Zartan: Russel Crowe
Zarana: Milla Jovovich
Zandar:
Buzzer: Brad Pitt
Torch: Edward Norton
Ripper: Macho Man Randy Savage
Monkeywrench: Lorenzo Lamas
Road Pig: Arnold Schwarzenegger
Gnawgahyde: Roger Ward (Fifi from Mad Max)

Magna Prime
08-25-2005, 01:59 PM
The perfect snake-eyes would be Michael Dudikoff from "American Ninja".


I think that if it were 1986 or so, Michael Dudikoff would be perfect. If he's still in similar shape as to what he was in back then, then maybe he could still pull it off.

Wade Collins
08-25-2005, 02:29 PM
I think that if it were 1986 or so, Michael Dudikoff would be perfect. If he's still in similar shape as to what he was in back then, then maybe he could still pull it off.

I agree completely, and it also depends on what era/age they're going for in the movie. If they're going for the idea that the series 1 characters are now close to retirement etc., then older actors are fine. But if they want Hawk and SE to be in their 20s, then my list goes out the window for the most part.

Dreadnok4life
08-27-2005, 04:08 AM
This is Wade Collins picks.. and my responses.

Leatherneck: Jake The Snake Roberts

Is he even still alive? He has to be 60 by now.

Iceberg: Chris Tucker

I think Tucker is the most annoying actor on the planet. His voice is like a red hot spike being pushed through my brain.

Recondo: Jesse Ventura

You have a thing for wrestlers...

Gung Ho: Goldberg

See above.

Quick Kick: Jackie Chan

I'm sure there's a younger Asian actor that would be better suited. Chan is way too old.

Chuckles: Don Johnson

Because of the Hawaiian shirt? Johnson is like 65.

Sgt. Slaughter: himself

Have you seen him lately? I have.. Whoa!!

Cobra Commander: John Lithgow

I would want someone who didn't play on Third Rock from the Sun as C.C.

Destro: Craig T. Nelson

I don't get this one at all.

Crystal Ball: Gary Oldman

Oldman is an awesome actor. Did a great Jim Gordon in the latest Batman flick. But why would there be a Crystal Ball character in a movie? Don't you want people to like it? ;)

Major Bludd: John Travolta

John is too chubby for this role. He'd have to hit the gym. Plus I'm not too keen on his acting ability. Has anyone seen that horrible L Ron Hubbard movie from a few years back? Whenever I see one of his movies I always get that "Hey it's John Travolta pretending to be a hitman, Airforce Colonel, Disco Dancer, Cowboy, etc..)

Firefly: Ray Park

Park could also play Storm Shadow, Snake Eyes, and every other karate chopping mask wearing character.

Baroness: Bebe Neuwirth

Umm.. She's 47 years old and has never been in an action movie.

Tomax & Xamot: Jason & Jeremy London

I have no idea who these two are.

Zarana: Milla Jovovich

Perfect choice, bravo.

Buzzer: Brad Pitt

???? Again I don't see this one. Buzzer is a minor character and you have one of the most famous actors in the world playing him. How about Tom Hanks as a greenshirt? LOL

Torch: Edward Norton

Or this one...

Ripper: Macho Man Randy Savage

I knew there would be another wrestler in this list.. lol I guess if Miss Elizabeth hadn't OD'd she would have been Covergirl. ;)

Monkeywrench: Lorenzo Lamas

ROTFLMAO. I can't see Monkeywrench going to get his teeth bleached after a stint at the local tanning salon.

Gnawgahyde: Roger Ward (Fifi from Mad Max)

Okay I know this guy has to be 60.

Can't say I'm down with many of your choices. But that's why this is fun. By the way I'm not trying to pick on you.. just having fun.

Clutch II
08-27-2005, 04:16 AM
Zartan = Pierce Brosnan

Cobra Commander = Gary Oldman

Destro = the rock

Baroness = Angelie Jolie

just 4 peeps i think would be good in those rolls.

Dreadnok4life
08-27-2005, 04:18 AM
Oh no!!! :eek:

Zartan rocks, he was my favorite as a kid. The actor playing him should at least be able to act. Whenever I think of Kevin Bacon, all I can think of is that Footloose geek :p. It would have to be a good tough guy, but offhand, I can't think of anyone I would match to that role.

Kevin Bacon is much more than the geeky kid on Footloose. He is a truly gifted actor. If you haven't seen them already, you might want to check out any of these movies;

The Woodsman - He plays a troubled deviant. I guess that last sentence was redundant.

Mystic River. He's a cop investigating the murder of a friend's daughter.

Sleepers. A movie about kids who were abused in a detention center, and later get revenge as adults.

Murder in the First. He plays a convict at Alcatraz. Maybe his best acting role of the bunch.

Hollow Man. An invisible man rip off. But pretty good.

He's been in a ton of other movies. These are the ones that really impressed me.

cutter27
09-03-2005, 05:32 PM
i've got my own opinions on this one too...

here's a few of my picks (mostly not major stars, in the interest of the movie actually being able to get made)

Dusty: Ryan Stiles
Roadblock: "Tiny" Liston, Jr.
Ace: Bill Pullman
Leatherneck: Deidrich Bader
Stalker: Delroy Lindo
Clutch: Randy Quaid
Quick Kick: Ernie Reyes, Jr.
Bazooka: Kevin James
Gung-Ho: Jon Favreau

nikke
09-04-2005, 10:10 PM
Ok. first of all, we all know that if they EVER made the JOE movie it would probably be a lot of unknown's. That's for sure, but maybe with some big name actors as well...who knows.

Now, reading some of the ideas you guys gave...not bad...but,,,too many old guys! John Travolta....too old,Morgan Freeman....too old, etc. Now these are my comments, what do you think?


Layde Jaye...maybe this girl from JAG would be good, not too sure Angelina Jolie??

Baroness...Jenifer Conelly or Mia Kirshner...(Cathrene Zeta too old)

Cover Girl...Yes I agree Charlize Theron.

Scarlette...Scarlette Johanssen (oh no.. just realized, name's the same):rolleyes:

Zartan...Don't know the name..(remember the villan in The Crow part one?)

Storm Shadow..Gary Hira*&^%something..(played Tsang Tsung MK movie) ...ok Jet Li then.

CC...not sure, somebody short in stature...Gary Oldman...???? Don't Know

Flint..I always thought Kirt Russell but he's too old now.

Snake Eyes...uhh..does it really matter? Never going to see his face anyway, why spend money on a big name, use a stunt man!

RoadBlock...LL Cool J...:confused:

The list can go on and on. I can't think of a really good cast right now but I personally would like to see Sam Niel, Samuel L Jackson, Willem Dafoe would make a good CC! Yes for sure(still a little old though)

But of course, My absolute favorite sugestion made on this thread has to be..........Tomax/Xamot....the Olsen Twins...(craked me up :D, Perfect!!)

But Seriously, Can we (JOE fans) make some kind of online petition to have a live action movie made???? I hope someone does come up with it. I'll keep my hopes up.

Richard J.
09-05-2005, 04:35 AM
Baroness...Jenifer Conelly or Mia Kirshner...(Cathrene Zeta too old)
Mia Kirshner hands down. She's gorgeous, talented, and wouldn't cost multi-millions. She's done a great job with her sporadic appearances on 24 as Mandy.

The only problem with doing a GI Joe live-action movie is the costs. A major studio could afford three or four "names" and a fairly big budget. It's not exactly likely any major studio would want to do it though.

They aren't doing much except remakes lately. And it would be like a 100 million plus another forty or fifty for advertising on a project that tanked at the box office last time around. Not likely a major studio would touch it.

A smaller studio might tackle it, but you'd only have a budget for maybe one or two "names" and everyone else would either be unknowns or lesser known actors/actresess. Probably wouldn't have much for a budget either.

Truthfully, a smaller studio and lesser known people would probably be best. First, you get a cast which is far more likely to sign on for a sequel. Second, with lesser knowns, you get more money for sets, costumes, etc. Third, a smaller studio would almost certainly be willing to go for a more "fan-friendly" product. They'd already be geared for a niche audience.

A budget of 30 or 40 million with a cheap advertising champaign on the net with a very few TV or Movie trailers and it could actually be financially viable.

It's fun to dream of 20 million plus actors playing our favorite Joes, but would any of them really do a good job?

Eh, my thoughts. I appologize if sound like a total jerk.


Richard J.

Deadman2099
09-05-2005, 12:33 PM
Richard J. is right about the budget things.

I for one really don't want to see a huge budgeted gi joe movie anyway. with all the remakes being all special effects and no story it would be nice to see a small roster of joes anyway like the original (what, 12?) guys or heck, go with the 60's gi joe idea and have just one guy that does everything. although, that might make it more like james bond... hmmm not sure i'd like that and it'd probablly be Duke :P

do the early years and you wouldn't need a huge budget i wouldn't think.

i mean, have some good explosions and stuff because cobra is a terrorist organization, but mainly have blueshirts(extras) be the main force. maybe have mysterious arms benefactors in the shadows, make it mysterious and people may want to see a sequel.

yojoebro82
09-24-2005, 12:27 AM
Chuckles-Owen Wilson :)

Snake Eyes-Ray Park (no doubt)
Duke- Vigo Mortesen
Scarlett- Jen Garner
Lady J- Cathering Bell
Dr. Venom- Christopher Walken
Destro- Lawrence Fishburn
Baroness- Katheren Zeta Jones
Flint- how about George Clooney??

and I think they have to get Jonny Depp to play SOMEONE, probably a Cobra to make it over the top. Get some trick camera work in there and have him be Tomax and Xamot and ham it up.

ttfndude
09-24-2005, 08:41 AM
Can I say HECK yeah. Tomax and Xamot, both played by Johnny Depp, Brilliant. You win n Oscar. Of course he is one of my top five fav actors so I might be biased. I thought I heard they had just started a pic, was suppossed to be out July 4th of 2006. It was scrapped twice due to directing or something. I don't know, anybody else hear that. I am thinking of a full list but might would compile a lot of character actors that do not necessarily make a high budget. If you get bigger names it will end up being promoted as like "tom Cruise's" best film, when he would be just part of a group. If you use character actors, there is bound to be one that will end up stealing the spotlight and thrust them into stardom which is what this is about. I think Depp would do it cheap and totally without equal, again good choice. :D

ttfndude

fryinpan1
09-29-2005, 06:25 AM
I read this article today on Aint It Cool News and it was a pretty good plot and casting job by a fanboy. Michelle Rodriguez as Lady Jaye was about my only disagreement. In the next article, in two weeks, he will be casting Cobra.

http://www.aintitcool.com/display.cgi?id=21423#10

Falcone
09-29-2005, 02:36 PM
Richard J. is right about the budget things.

I for one really don't want to see a huge budgeted gi joe movie anyway. with all the remakes being all special effects and no story it would be nice to see a small roster of joes anyway like the original (what, 12?) guys or heck, go with the 60's gi joe idea and have just one guy that does everything. although, that might make it more like james bond... hmmm not sure i'd like that and it'd probablly be Duke :P

do the early years and you wouldn't need a huge budget i wouldn't think.

i mean, have some good explosions and stuff because cobra is a terrorist organization, but mainly have blueshirts(extras) be the main force. maybe have mysterious arms benefactors in the shadows, make it mysterious and people may want to see a sequel.

i agreebut i would have the next wave (84 joes) too

FoolishBoy
09-29-2005, 08:23 PM
hay all, first time poster, im just getting back in to vintage joe and looking forward to the new flick (there is not enough ninjas in movies nowadays)
as far as casting goes.
duke-kurt russel
flint-clooney
snake eyes-ray park(hay the dude dosent have to speak)
storm shadow/quick kick-tony jaa (he from ong bak, thats a dude who can kick some tail)
but with all seriousness how much you want bet that most of the characters will be unkowns due to the cost factor, unless you get sodernburg(sp?) to do it pay everyone scale (they did it with oceans 11 and 12)

cheers
(will post some casting ideas after doing some more research)

The Faceless Master
09-29-2005, 09:20 PM
I strongly agree with what RichardJ had to say as well
so here is a new thing that we should ponder on

Let say whatever Hollywood studio it is that decides to produce the GIJoe
movie can afford 4 well-known actors ONLY

2 to play the roles of GIJoe characters

2 to play the roles of Cobra characters

everybody else will be unknown canadian or european or australian actors
or something...

so my question, who will the 4 characters be, & who should play them?

CGC
09-29-2005, 10:58 PM
I strongly agree with what RichardJ had to say as well
so here is a new thing that we should ponder on

Let say whatever Hollywood studio it is that decides to produce the GIJoe
movie can afford 4 well-known actors ONLY

2 to play the roles of GIJoe characters

2 to play the roles of Cobra characters

everybody else will be unknown canadian or european or australian actors
or something...

so my question, who will the 4 characters be, & who should play them?
Really good twist, probably worth a new thread. . .

Arashikage_Tengu
10-06-2005, 11:54 PM
Snake-Eyes = Ray Park (http://imdb.com/name/nm0661917/)
Storm Shadow = Kane Kosugi (http://www.megspace.com/entertainment/highimpact/stars/male/kanekosugi.html) (Storm Shadow is Japanes and needs to be played by a Japanese actor, not Chinese like Jet Li. That's one of my pet peeves. Chinese ppl playing Japanese roles and vice versa.)
Zartan = Jason Statham (http://imdb.com/name/nm0005458/)
Firefly = Either Nathan Fillion (http://imdb.com/name/nm0277213/) or Adam Baldwin (http://imdb.com/name/nm0000284/) {A free cookie to anyone that gets that ;) .}
Tomax & Xamot = Bryan & Denny Lee Kirkwood {Here's a pic of Bryan (http://us.movies1.yimg.com/movies.yahoo.com/images/hv/photo/movie_pix/mgm/pumpkin/bryan_kirkwood/pumpkinpre.jpg). Denny looks just like him.}(They were in the seventh episode of the the third season of The Dead Zone. They played twin law students who tried to use Johnny Smiths powers to commit the perfect crime.)
Scarlett = Scarlett Johansson (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0424060/) or Laura Prepon (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0696059/) or Angie Everhart (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0004904/)
Flint = Bruce Campbell (http://imdb.com/name/nm0132257/) (If Bruce seems too old to play Flint, than maybe he could play Joseph Colton.)
Lady Jaye = Mariska Hargitay (http://imdb.com/name/nm0002127/) (I must go with the consensus on this one.)
Covergirl = Jessica Simpson (I always preferred Covergirl as a blonde, as portrayed in the cartoon, and not as a brunette, as portrayed with the figure and comics. When I think of a supermodel from the early `80's I think blonde, because that was the "it" hair color to have, then.)
Jinx = Either Matsushima Nanako (http://www.japan-zone.com/modern/matsushima_nanako.shtml) or find a Japanese female that is a martial arts champion.
Destro = Vin Diesel (http://imdb.com/name/nm0004874/) or Kurt Angle (http://www.obsessedwithwrestling.com/profiles/k/kurt-angle.html)
Baroness = Monica Bellucci (http://imdb.com/name/nm0000899/) or Mila Kuni (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0005109/)
Zarana = Pink (http://www.gamedayticketsusa.com/concert-pics/pink.jpg)
Roadblock = Christopher Judge (http://www.sg1archive.com/bios/cj.shtml)
Cobra Commander = Several options:
Alan Rickman (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0000614/) (He can play anthing from a serious bad guy to the bumbling bad guy.)
Lance Henriksen (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0000448/)
David Carradine (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0001016/)
Gary Oldman (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0000198/)
Willem Dafoe (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0000353/)

Now, I know some of you saw me mention Laura Prepon and Mila Kunis, above. So, for the fun of it, I present:
"That `70's G.I. JOE Show"
Scarlett = Laura Prepon (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0696059/)
Baroness = Mila Kuni (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0005109/)
Snake-Eyes = Danny Masterson (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0005194/)
Duke = Topher Grace (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0333410/)
Flint = Ashton Kutcher (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0005110/)
Spirit = Wilmer Valderrama (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0005519/)
Destro = Kurtwood Smith (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0001748/)
Lady Jaye = Debra Jo Rupp (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0750468/)
Covergirl = Tanya Roberts (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0000617/)
Cobra Commander = Don Stark (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0823155/)
Zarana = Lisa Robin Kelly (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0446605/)
Bombstrike = Christina Moore (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0601041/)

FoolishBoy
10-07-2005, 03:23 PM
Diggin Vin Diesel for Destro (hes got the voice) and Scarlett Johansson for scarlett , also from a filmic stand point. how many characters could you include without it disending into the Chronicles of Riddick or X-men 1 (good flick but just felt like it needed more)

p.s. there was an interview with the writer of gi joe in an old issue of wizard and he went on the record stating there was definitly going to be ninjas in the movie

heavy_water
10-07-2005, 10:09 PM
I think a good Joe movie would be a comedy in which a man who is into comic books is routinely annoyed by little things: an ice cream truck driver that goes through his neighborhood with very loud annoying music, neighbors that let their dog poop on his lawn, people that talk on their cell phones during movies. He goes to a comic book/toy convention and finds that many of the people there are into Joe, live in the same neighborhood, and are annoyed with the same people who aren't considerate. So they team up and model themselves after Cobra, "terrorizing" the neighborhood and getting back at these inconsiderate people. But the Cobra part is an homage, and it's not at all consistent or right. There's two guys who dress up like the Crimson Guard twins, but they don't look like each other. Major Blood has cut a hole in his eye patch to properly see when he has to drive the getaway car. Storm Shadow is very fat and is frequently out of breath (Wait up, guys!) during a caper. They do all sorts of stuff like flatten the tires of the ice cream truck, get even with people who set their trash out five days early by dumping it in their bathtub, etc. This movement against annoying people grows and many people join the new "Cobra" organization. The conflict starts when the guy who dresses as Destro takes things a little too far and they have to stop him before he does irreparable damage, learning some valuable lesson (I'm not sure what) in the process. The end.

Arashikage_Tengu
10-07-2005, 10:37 PM
I think a good Joe movie would be a comedy in which a man who is into comic books is routinely annoyed by little things: an ice cream truck driver that goes through his neighborhood with very loud annoying music, neighbors that let their dog poop on his lawn, people that talk on their cell phones during movies. He goes to a comic book/toy convention and finds that many of the people there are into Joe, live in the same neighborhood, and are annoyed with the same people who aren't considerate. So they team up and model themselves after Cobra, "terrorizing" the neighborhood and getting back at these inconsiderate people. But the Cobra part is an homage, and it's not at all consistent or right. There's two guys who dress up like the Crimson Guard twins, but they don't look like each other. Major Blood has cut a hole in his eye patch to properly see when he has to drive the getaway car. Storm Shadow is very fat and is frequently out of breath (Wait up, guys!) during a caper. They do all sorts of stuff like flatten the tires of the ice cream truck, get even with people who set their trash out five days early by dumping it in their bathtub, etc. This movement against annoying people grows and many people join the new "Cobra" organization. The conflict starts when the guy who dresses as Destro takes things a little too far and they have to stop him before he does irreparable damage, learning some valuable lesson (I'm not sure what) in the process. The end.

You know, that's not a half-bad idea for a comical spoof.

fryinpan1
10-13-2005, 06:19 AM
here is the link to a Cobra casting call:
http://www.aintitcool.com/display.cgi?id=21543#9

Robot Rabbit
10-13-2005, 10:51 PM
Donnie Yen as Storm Shadow.

Robin Shou as Quick Kick.

And I could play Lifeline.

Don't care about any other characters :)

Eojam
10-15-2005, 12:24 AM
Molly Shannon as the Baroness
Drew Barrymore as Covergirl, blonde or redhead, whichever ya'll prefer
John Schneider or Garth Brooks as Cross Country
John Travolta as Flint
Owen Wilson or Robin Williams as Chuckles
Howie Long or Bruce Willis as Hawk
Julia Roberts is Lady Jaye people
Everyone agress Ray Park as Snake Eyes
Will Smith as Stalker
Ernie Reyes Jr as Storm Shadow
Eddie Murphy or Martin Lawrence as Alpine
Vingh Rames (sp?) as Roadblock

and I'd really like to see Johhny Depp and David Duchovny in there somewhere...

jeremiah316
10-15-2005, 01:34 AM
definatly need to see Tom Jane aka the punisher as Flint .
would really like to see Larry Hamma in it somewhere. he made the joes rock

deffinate dont's
really hate to see paris hilton or jessica simpson types ruin the best comic/cartoon adaptation movie.

Dreadnok4life
10-21-2005, 04:00 AM
Hello I'm new to the board and a real Joe fan.
Was having a discussion and wanted some feedback. We were discussing the cast for a real life g.i. joe movie. Here's what I think
Snake Eyes - Ray Park
Beach Head - Eric Bana
Flint - Vig Moretensen
Duke - Ed Harris
Wild Bill - Matthew McCaunohay (don't know how to spell)
Spirit - guy from Windtalkers
Roadblock - Michael Clark Duncan
Gung-Ho - big guy with goatee from Bad Boys 2
Doc - Morgan Freeman
Zartan - Karl Urban
Destro - Ving Rhames
Baroness - Catherine Zeta-Jones
Covergirl - Christine Taylor
Zarana - Milla Jovovich
Dr. Mindbender - either Christopher Lee, or switch it up and put Samuel Jackson
Serpentor - Michael Jai White
Cobra Commander - Sam Neill
I'm still stuck on a few key roles like Lady Jaye,Scarlett, Tamox/Xamot

No offense meant here.. but I am soooo sick of this thread.. It pops up every 6 months. :D By the way.. who is Karl Urban?

Taichiro
10-21-2005, 01:49 PM
Tomax/Xamot

Ashton Kutcher has a twin brother, and he's proven that he can do drama

Vortex
03-10-2007, 01:35 AM
and I'd really like to see Johhny Depp and David Duchovny in there somewhere...

Mulder can play Sci-Fi. He was into comics and bizarre stuff in the cartoon. Grand Slam is into comics/fantasy in the comic book.

How about Dwight Schultz or Matt Frewer as Airtight?

skinny
03-10-2007, 11:30 AM
News flash:

Universal Studios has bought the script for the G.I. Joe movie, however, they have run out of budget soooo, they decide to use the Deal or no Deal models in some key roles!

http://www.nbc.com/Deal_or_No_Deal/models/kellie.shtml
lady jaye
http://www.nbc.com/Deal_or_No_Deal/models/anya.shtml
zarana
http://www.nbc.com/Deal_or_No_Deal/models/leyla.shtml
cover girl
http://www.nbc.com/Deal_or_No_Deal/models/patricia.shtml
scarlett
http://www.nbc.com/Deal_or_No_Deal/models/megan.shtml
baroness
http://www.nbc.com/Deal_or_No_Deal/models/ursula.shtml
jinx
http://www.nbc.com/Deal_or_No_Deal/models/aubrie.shtml
maybe a better covergirl?
http://www.nbc.com/Deal_or_No_Deal/models/tameka.shtml

and they would HAVE to create a role for her maybe Munitia?

Falcone
03-11-2007, 01:56 PM
I think a good Joe movie would be a comedy in which a man who is into comic books is routinely annoyed by little things: an ice cream truck driver that goes through his neighborhood with very loud annoying music, neighbors that let their dog poop on his lawn, people that talk on their cell phones during movies. He goes to a comic book/toy convention and finds that many of the people there are into Joe, live in the same neighborhood, and are annoyed with the same people who aren't considerate. So they team up and model themselves after Cobra, "terrorizing" the neighborhood and getting back at these inconsiderate people. But the Cobra part is an homage, and it's not at all consistent or right. There's two guys who dress up like the Crimson Guard twins, but they don't look like each other. Major Blood has cut a hole in his eye patch to properly see when he has to drive the getaway car. Storm Shadow is very fat and is frequently out of breath (Wait up, guys!) during a caper. They do all sorts of stuff like flatten the tires of the ice cream truck, get even with people who set their trash out five days early by dumping it in their bathtub, etc. This movement against annoying people grows and many people join the new "Cobra" organization. The conflict starts when the guy who dresses as Destro takes things a little too far and they have to stop him before he does irreparable damage, learning some valuable lesson (I'm not sure what) in the process. The end.

That would be a movie that would be great to see.

Wade Collins
03-11-2007, 02:17 PM
"Zartan" could be hiding all the time and try to jump out and surprise people etc. but something always trips him up. He's in a tree and the branch breaks, he's behind a hedge and a dog bites his pant-leg and drags him into the open, etc.

The Baroness is real trampy and sleeps with all the neighborhood guys *laughing*.

They all keep calling the local/neighborhood dentist "Mindbender" and try to get him to join them but he has no idea what they're talking about *laughing again*.

skinny
03-11-2007, 03:01 PM
Duke's basement is their base of operations, they call it the PIT and his moped is the silver mirage

Wade Collins
03-11-2007, 03:03 PM
Duke's basement is their base of operations, they call it the PIT and his moped is the silver mirage


HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

Sergeant Duke
03-11-2007, 06:29 PM
Wow Ive heard some crazy far out ideas on here hahahahaha I'm sorry but John Travolta does not belong in a GI Joe movie :D



Russell Crowe - Flint
Tom Berenger - Hawk
Robert Conrad - General Austin
Christian Bale - Airtight
Tom Selleck - Keel-Haul
Jean Claude Van Dam - Snake Eyes

Ethan Hawk - Falcon
Tommy Lee Jones - General Flagg




I have no answer for Duke yet. It's really tough.

Bruce Lee would have made an awesome Storm Shadow :(

Wade Collins
03-13-2007, 04:42 PM
Bruce Lee would have made an awesome Storm Shadow :(


Bruce Lee looks too Chinese. You'd need a guy who looks more Japanese. That's why I dismissed guys like Jet Li and went with Phillip Rhee.

Sergeant Duke
03-13-2007, 07:49 PM
Bruce Lee looks too Chinese. You'd need a guy who looks more Japanese. That's why I dismissed guys like Jet Li and went with Phillip Rhee.

I didn't know that Storm Shadow has been established one way or another as either one. Besides I think I can overlook a difference in physcial appearance just to watch Lee kick someone's seatcushion and open up a can of whup fanny

hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

hardmaster
03-13-2007, 11:09 PM
ving rhames has to be roadblock!
mark hamill as the voice of polly !!!

Average Joe
03-14-2007, 02:21 PM
I'm sorry but John Travolta does not belong in a GI Joe movie :D


Hey, Travolta would make a great Starduster.

Average Joe
03-14-2007, 02:22 PM
And Stone Cold Steve Austin as Gung-Ho.

Abomb
03-15-2007, 10:19 AM
Oh no!!! :eek:

Zartan rocks, he was my favorite as a kid. The actor playing him should at least be able to act. Whenever I think of Kevin Bacon, all I can think of is that Footloose geek :p. It would have to be a good tough guy, but offhand, I can't think of anyone I would match to that role.

Karl Urban would be an awesome Zartan.

repoman10001
03-15-2007, 04:17 PM
Robert Conrad - General Austin


Isn't he dead?? Maybe not...


I would want Abe Vigoda to be in it!!

Sergeant Duke
03-15-2007, 04:22 PM
Robert Conrad - General Austin


Isn't he dead?? Maybe not...




Honestly I don't really know....I don't think he is. He's got to be in his 70's though if he is still alive.

Wade Collins
03-15-2007, 04:51 PM
I didn't know that Storm Shadow has been established one way or another as either one.


Umm, we ARE talking about the same Storm Shadow that was in the Marvel Comics series, where Snakes went to Japan and studied with his family, the Hard Master, et al?

They are Japanese.

I just thought of who I might like to see as Duke...

Mark-Paul Gosselaar.

Sergeant Duke
03-15-2007, 07:44 PM
Umm, we ARE talking about the same Storm Shadow that was in the Marvel Comics series, where Snakes went to Japan and studied with his family, the Hard Master, et al?

They are Japanese.



I didn't know that. I knew Snake Eyes studied under the Hard Master but that's it. Ive never seen or read the comics involved with that. I don't know what Bruce Lee is either.

Net-Viper X
03-15-2007, 11:40 PM
You guys should check out the Punisher movie with Thomas Jane. It has this Russian guy they call in that looks so much like Roadpig its scary.

Wade Collins
03-17-2007, 01:23 PM
I didn't know that. I knew Snake Eyes studied under the Hard Master but that's it. Ive never seen or read the comics involved with that. I don't know what Bruce Lee is either.


Ahhh, cool. Yeah you should def. pick up the original issues or some sort of trades. Larry Hama can WRITE, and the origin of Snakes and Stormy and the whole Arashikage Clan saga is one of my all time favorite comic book storylines.

Also the 'Nam stories with Snakes, Stormy, Stalker, Wade, Dickie and Ramon are pretty good. Especially the last issue:

*SPOILER ALERT* http://www.yojoe.com/comics/joe/joe155.shtml *SPOILER ALERT*

Bruce Lee was Chinese, from Hong Kong as I remember.

And yeah, that dude from The Punisher DOES look a lot like Road Pig should.

Sergeant Duke
03-21-2007, 03:41 AM
Ahhh, cool. Yeah you should def. pick up the original issues or some sort of trades. Larry Hama can WRITE, and the origin of Snakes and Stormy and the whole Arashikage Clan saga is one of my all time favorite comic book storylines.



Funny you mention this because I'm going to try to do that very thing. There is a comic shop not far from here that has several Joe comics for a cheap price . I'm thinking about cleaning him out :D I bought two from him the other day. Out of the 155 or so issues I only have around 20. I only had 6 or 7 when I was a kid. I know the basic timeline and the main events of the entire run but that's about it.

atropine
03-21-2007, 09:20 AM
That girl from crouching tiger hidden dragon can be Jinx

Wade Collins
03-21-2007, 03:30 PM
Funny you mention this because I'm going to try to do that very thing. There is a comic shop not far from here that has several Joe comics for a cheap price . I'm thinking about cleaning him out :D I bought two from him the other day. Out of the 155 or so issues I only have around 20. I only had 6 or 7 when I was a kid. I know the basic timeline and the main events of the entire run but that's about it.


Awesome! Those are well worth it for the Joe fan. I dunno much about the new stuff coming out now, but if they based the movie on those old storylines, I would go nuts over it.

I even came up with this huge idea for a fanfic a few years back, taking up right after issue 155. I wrote out a synopsis for it but am really unmotivated to write and never got around to starting it *punches self in head*

If you want I can re-post the synopsis on the board once I get my PC up and running again.

skinny
03-21-2007, 03:38 PM
That girl from crouching tiger hidden dragon can be Jinx

ziyi zhang, she was also in memoirs of a geisha

http://www.imdb.com/gallery/ss/0385004/Ss/0385004/17.jpg?path=pgallery&path_key=Zhang,%20Ziyi

Wade Collins
03-21-2007, 03:43 PM
ziyi zhang, she was also in memoirs of a geisha

http://www.imdb.com/gallery/ss/0385004/Ss/0385004/17.jpg?path=pgallery&path_key=Zhang,%20Ziyi


Yeah, I think she may be the best-looking Asian chick I've ever seen.

skinny
03-21-2007, 07:50 PM
since we are concentrating on Jinx

Fann Wong from Shanghai Knights I haven't seen the movie
Bai Ling???
hmm dunno if she can act but perhaps Miss Japan?

http://news.3yen.com/wp-content/images/ninja_girl.jpg

gijoe_king
03-25-2007, 10:56 AM
Destro = Vin Diesel
Cobra Commander = Gary Oldman
Lady Jaye = Wionna Ryder
Buzzer = Woody Harrelson
Hawk = Kurt Russell
Snake Eyes = To Be Confirmed

Currahee_Chris
04-19-2007, 10:05 PM
How about Glenn Danzig as Zartan? Am I the only one who see's the resemblance??

americanjoeenterprise
04-20-2007, 07:04 AM
Kirsten Dunst as Cover Girl
Steven Segal as Gung Ho

gijoe_king
04-20-2007, 12:05 PM
segal too old for gung ho/u got to be joking.gung ho is bald?

robert carlyle = major bludd

zarana = angelina jolie

lady jaye =wionna ryder

Sergeant Duke
04-23-2007, 01:05 PM
How about Glenn Danzig as Zartan? Am I the only one who see's the resemblance??


The name Danzig deserves an action figure all it's own :D

Sergeant Duke
04-23-2007, 01:07 PM
Kirsten Dunst as Cover Girl
Steven Segal as Gung Ho

I want to see Segal made over to look like Gung-Ho seeing how they have no resemblance at all. :D

jjsvipers
04-23-2007, 07:42 PM
Steven Segal as spirit ?
ray park as snakeeyes
vandamme as mercer
jet li as stormshadow