After a day full of film clips, Paramount has also posted a new TV Spot for the upcoming G.I. Joe: Retaliation film. This particular TV Spot only has a second or two of new footage, including Snake Eyes and Roadblock popping some caps side-by-side.
Wow! Lots of action from Paramount International today, most likely connected with the world premier of the film in Seoul, South Korea. Like the first two clips, this one features a lot of footage that has been seen in previous trailers, but with just enough extra spice to make it interesting.
To me, it’s the little things that are grabbing me here. The way Flint scoffs a little bit as Roadblock is talking shows me a lot of character early on. This scene is also especially ominous considering how many of the G.I. Joe troops on this particular transport aren’t going to make it home. A pretty grim way to start the film.
With the thrilling Mountain Battle clip this morning as well as the news that the Premiere is airing in Korea, the reality of G.I. Joe: Retaliation’s impending release is starting to sink it. I think this thing is really going to happen! Twitziller thinks the same thing, and has launched Reason #18 why G.I. Joe: Retaliation is going to be great. Seems like a no brainer, but there are elements to it that folks might not have considered.
I mean, it seems pretty clear, right? You’re watching a G.I. Joe movie because you want to see the G.I. Joe team? Well, sure, but it goes beyond that. Twitziller mentioned it perfect in a single paragraph up above, and it’s something that both Larry Hama and the Sunbow folks understood. The G.I. Joe team is a team at its essence. A group of men and women coming together to face a common threat. They each have their own specialties and talents, and when they bring them together, they can be unstoppable. In G.I. Joe: Retaliation that teamwork is even more important as the Joe team is whittled down to a handful of members who must come together to survive.
One key word above must be focused on as well… “diverse”. The G.I. Joe team truly had a fantastic mixture of genders, race, and personalities. They weren’t all hardcore, chiseled bad asses. Some might argue that fact has been lost a little bit in recent days, but I think at its essence the spirit and teamwork in G.I. Joe seems to be carrying through.
Like the previously mentioned Mountain Battle scene, a lot of the footage here has been seen before, but there are a few seconds of new footage scattered throughout… enough to give me some serious goose bumps. Thanks to ComingSoon.net for the heads up. Check it out on Paramount International’s YouTube page, or embedded below.
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