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Iko Uwais in discussion for ‘G. I. Joe’ spin-off

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Mon, September 9, 2019  /  04:46 pm
Iko Uwais in discussion for ‘G. I. Joe’ spin-off

Indonesian action star Iko Uwais in Jakarta on Aug. 1. (JP/Wienda Parwitasari)

Indonesian martial arts star Iko Uwais is set to add another Hollywood film to his filmography.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actor is currently in discussions about Snake Eyes, a G. I. Joe spin-off.

Screen Rant reports that Snake Eyes is part of the G. I. Joe universe, an American military science fiction film series.

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Snake Eyes is one of the famous members of the G. I. Joe team. The spin-off reportedly will focus on the character and how he becomes the expert fighter.

Iko is said to play the role of Hard Master, the man who trains Snake Eyes (Henry Golding) and his brother/enemy Storm Shadow (Andrew Koji).

Iko is no stranger to Hollywood films. Prior to this he played in various movies, including Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Mile 22 and Stuber.

Recently, he also starred in Netflix’s series Wu Assassins. (jes/mut)