The third “G.I. Joe” will be opening seven years after the second entry in the franchise, “G.I. Joe: Retaliation,” was released. That film starred Dwayne Johnson, Channing Tatum, and Bruce Willis, generating $375 million in worldwide grosses.
The original “G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra” starred Tatum and Marlon Wayans, producing a worldwide gross of $302 million in 2009. Both movies were produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and based on the Hasbro toyline.