Entertainment Tonight recently crashed the New Orleans set of G.I. Joe: Retaliation and talked to Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (Roadblock), D.J. Cotrona (Firefly) and Adrianne Palicki (Lady Jay) about the film production and their characters. The official set video also contains footage that we will see in the film, including a fight between Roadblock and Firefly.
I would love it if this new G.I. Joe film made me forget that piece of crap Stephen Sommers G.I. Joe film ever existed, but I'm not going to get my hopes up. Hopefully it exceeds my expectations and surprises the hell out of me. The film is set to be released on June 29, 2012. Check out the set video below and tell us what you think! Are you excited for this sequel?
"He's a BAMF," Johnson says about his character Roadblock in the film. "Roadblock is a BAMF -- a bad a** mother f*****," he jokes.
Johnson also talks about his close working relationship with action legend Bruce Willis, who plays Joe Colton in the film, the creator of the G.I. Joes.
"Bruce is the man," he reveals. "We've been buddies for some time now. ... He's iconic in our business on many levels."
But just how close are these two action studs?
"He held my legs, I was doing sit-ups," he jokes about the two working out together. "Well, we compare many things -- we compare our love for Haiku poetry, we compare our voices because he can sing, I can sing ..."