Details: This poster shows a close-up of Snake Eyes holding a sword in front of him. At the bottom it says G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra .
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is an upcoming live action film adaptation of the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toy franchise, to be released on August 7, 2009. The film is directed by Stephen Sommers, produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and written by Stuart Beattie based on a 1998 screenplay by John Paul Kay. Set ten years in the future, the film shows the rise of the Cobra Organization. G.I. Joe features an ensemble cast based on the various characters of the franchise, including Channing Tatum as Conrad Hauser/Duke, Dennis Quaid as General Clayton Abernathy/Hawk, Rachel Nichols as Shana M. O'Hara/Scarlett, Ray Park as Snake-Eyes, Marlon Wayans as Wallace Weems/Ripcord, and Christopher Eccleston as James McCullen Destro XXIV.