Paramount bumps ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ to 2013
May 23, 2012 - by Steve Gerweck
The sequel had been scheduled to open late next month.
Paramount is moving G.I Joe: Retaliation from June 29 to next year, setting a date of March 29, 2013. At the same time, it’s converting the movie to 3D.
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The film stars Dwayne Johnson and Bruce Willis.
Paramount sources say that for the studio to recoup its sizable investment — it financed 50 percent of the sequel, while MGM put up 25 percent and David Ellison’s Skydance Productions is backing 25 percent — a 3D conversion needs to happen, and it wants to make sure the conversion is done right. The studio is pointing to the recent 3D version of James Cameron’s Titanic as a success story.
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(thanks to Mike Informer)