Paramount is promoting its new 3D sequel starring Dwayne Johnson and Bruce Willis before the Hansel & Gretel 3D action movie.
Paramount Pictures, MGM and Skydance Productions, in association with Hasbro, will release a 4-minute preview of the highly anticipated G.I. JOE: RETALIATION in IMAX 3D, RealD 3D and digital 3D theaters in advance of Paramount and MGM’s HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS. This first-look at the film will play across the globe beginning January 24th and run throughout the theatrical engagement.
Based on the best-selling HASBRO characters, this follow-up to the 2009 release of G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA, which grossed more than $300 million worldwide, is di Bonaventura production and is presented by Paramount Pictures, MGM and Skydance Productions, in association with Hasbro. G.I. JOE: RETALIATION is in theaters everywhere March 29th, 2013.
In this sequel, 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. The film stars D.J. Cotrona, Byung-hun Lee, Adrianne Palicki, Ray Park, Jonathan Pryce, Ray Stevenson, Elodie Yung, Channing Tatum with Bruce Willis and Dwayne Johnson. Directed by Jon M. Chu, and produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Brian Goldner of Hasbro, from a screenplay by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick, based on Hasbro’s G.I. Joe characters.
HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS stars Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton as Hansel and Gretel, who, after getting a taste for blood as children, become the ultimate vigilantes, hell bent on retribution. Now, unbeknownst to them, Hansel and Gretel have become the hunted, and must face an evil far greater than witches... their past. In addition to Renner and Arterton, the film stars Famke Janssen and Peter Stormare. Written and directed by Tommy Wirkola and produced by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Kevin Messick and Beau Flynn.