RZA Joins The Cast Of "G.I. Joe” Sequel

posted June 28, 2011 07:30:00 AM CDT | 16 comments

RZA Joins The Cast Of "G.I. Joeâ Sequel

The Wu-Tang swordsman will star alongside Channing Tatum and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

RZA continues to expand his acting resume with the announcement that he’s in negotiations to join the cast of Paramount’s new G.I. Joe film.

The second G.I. Joe film in the series, the flick, set to be directed by Jon M. Chu, who  previously helmed Justin Bieber: Never Say Never and Step Up 3D. Other stars include Channing Tatum, Dwayne Johnson, Elodie Yung and D.J. Cotrona.

The Wu-Tang swordsman is set to play “a martial arts master named the Blind Master who in the past trained Joe commandoes Snake-Eyes and Jinx.”

The RZArector most recently helmed his directorial debut The Man with the Iron Fist, which stars Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu and Pam Grier.

RELATED: RZA's "The Man With The Iron Fist" Film Picked Up By Universal

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