It’s no secret that Snake Eyes holds a special place in my heart. No matter the critical reception of the film, it was always going to be a movie I celebrate. While I would’ve approached the movie differently, I am still holding out hope for a follow-up film so we can see the further adventures of Henry Golding as Snake Eyes, Andrew Koji as Storm Shadow, and the rest of the cast.Continue reading “‘Snake Eyes’ Now Available to Own Digitally; Blu-Ray in October”
We recount our encounter with Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe origins. Spoilers about in this one. Also, thank you to bossman Keith for setting this up! Also, sorry Keith.Continue reading “FDI Cast 117: ‘Snake Eyes’ Spoiler Cast”
In anticipation of Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins, we talk about our memories of G.I. Joe.
Episode 115 will be up in a bit. Jamie had a massive hard drive failure but was able to recover the files. So you’re getting a bonus episode sometime this weekend!Continue reading “FDI Cast 116: Knowing is Half the Battle”
Few comic book characters mean more to me than G.I. Joe’s resident Ninja Commando. Created by Larry Hama and based on the Hasbro action figure designs, Snake Eyes wasn’t just my favorite action figure, he unlocked my imagination as a child. A silent warrior with a classified name and background meant that anyone could be beneath that iconic all-black mask. So for years, Snake Eyes looked like me until the comics eventually revealed the man underneath was yet another white-guy-who-happens-to-be-best-Asian.Continue reading “Actions Speak Louder than Words: Henry Golding on Being ‘Snake Eyes’”
Last night, the trades broke the news that Marvel Studios had finally cast Elektra for the second season of Daredevil, which is currently in production in New York City. G.I. Joe: Retaliation star Elodie Yung will be taking up the sais opposite Charlie Cox’s Matt Murdock when the series returns to Netflix next year.
That’s right, Elektra will be portrayed by a mixed race Cambodian actress! Does this mean an Asian American Danny Rand is still in the cards? We shall see. In the meantime, holy shit Elektra is Asian!