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G.I. Joe: Retaliation Sequel Planned

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'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' with Channing Tatum, D.J. Cotrona and Dwayne Johnson -- Paramount
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'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' with Channing Tatum, D.J. Cotrona and Dwayne Johnson -- Paramount

Following the weekend success of "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," another installment in the "Real American Hero" story is reportedly in the works, according to Variety.

"Retaliation" pulled in a whopping $41.2 million (and $132 million worldwide) over the weekend leading Paramount to reportedly give the Joes yet another movie.

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The second movie in the Hasbro franchise was delayed for nine months in order to convert the film into 3-D and for reshoots with Channing Tatum.

It is not known which surviving characters will return for a third installment, but the principals - which also included Dwayne Johnson, Adrianne Palicki, D.J. Cotrona and Ray Park (as fan favorite Snake Eyes) are rumored to be sought after for another battle with Cobra Commander.

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