It’s probably not the news Snake Eyes fans wanted to hear, but it would seem that a sequel to this year’s Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins is unlikely to happen.
As reported by Geekosity, thanks to disappointing reviews and the film’s poor box office, any prospects of a sequel to the Henry Golding-led action flick, looks to be a distant prospect.
As a result of the poor reviews, the producer of the film has hinted that the next instalment of the GI Joe franchise could coincide with a future Transformers project.
GI Joe and Transformers crossover “inevitable”
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In a recent interview with Uproxx, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, the producer of all the live-action Transformers films and the new Snake Eyes, talked about whether a Transformers/GI Joe crossover could ever happen:
You know, the truth of matter is, the studio has always been against that. Every regime that’s been at Paramount is against it because it’s taking two franchises and making them one, but I think it’s inevitable.
While Di Bonaventura seems to be against the idea, it’s one that definitely seems like it has potential Given that both GI Joe and Transformers toys fall under the Hasbro trademark
Indeed, later on in the same interview, di Bonaventura remarked on how Steven Caple Jr. who’s helming next year’s Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, had asked as to why a crossover wasn’t happening:
Well, it’s funny, Steven Caple, who’s directing Transformers right now, is a huge G.I. Joe fan, too. And he was like, “Why aren’t you doing that?” Everyone was like, “Well, try to make a Transformers movie really good.
Plenty of fuel in the tank when it comes to this story, we reckon!
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