Paramount & MGM Sued By 'G.I. Joe' Writers For $23M
deadline.com Two of the screenwriters of the first G.I. Joe movie have filed a multi-million copyright infringement suit against Paramount Pictures, MGM, Hasbro and Di Bonaventura Pictures. In their two-claim complaint filed on May 3 in federal court, David Elliot and Paul Lovett are seeking $23 million in damages and claiming much of this year’s G.I.
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G.I. Joe: Retaliation Synopsis and Credits

A follow-up to the 2009 release of G.I. JOE: RISE OF THE COBRA, which grossed over $300M worldwide, Paramount Pictures, MGM and Skydance Productions, in association with HASBRO and di Bonaventura Pictures, commences production on G.I. JOE: RETALIATION. In this sequel, the G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. The film stars D.J. Cotrona, Byung-hun Lee, Ray Park, Adrianne Palicki, Jonathan Pryce, RZA, Ray Stevenson, Channing Tatum with Bruce Willis and Dwayne Johnson. Directed by Jon M. Chu, and produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Brian Goldner, from a screenplay by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick based on Hasbro's G.I. Joe(R) characters, the film is scheduled to be released on June 29,2012.

"G.I. Joe: Retaliation" stars Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Adrianne Palicki, Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum, DeRay Davis, Dwayne Johnson, Elodie Yung, Joe Mazzello, Ray Park, Ray Stevenson, RZA, and Walton Goggins.

Directed by Jon M. Chu.
Written by Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese.
Produced by David Ellison.
Production company/distributor: Paramount Pictures.

Release Date: March 28, 2013

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