Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /content/data/etonline/news/2009/05/74561/index.html:2) in /content/data/etonline/news/2009/05/74561/index.html on line 3
ET With The Stars Of 'G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra'
ADVERTISEMENT




TOP TAGS




TOP 0 E-MAILED STORIES




TOP SEARCHES


    Warning: file_get_contents(http://www.etonline.com/includes/buzz/searchreport.xml.clean) [function.file-get-contents]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 404 Not Found in /content/data/etonline/includes/buzz/index.html on line 6



ADVERTISEMENT

ET with the Stars of 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra'

Canvas background demo

 

It's heroes vs. villains in the all-new, live-action adventure 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra,' in theaters August 7, and we're with four of the film's stars -- Sienna Miller, Marlon Wayans, Rachel Nichols and Channing Tatum -- who are lucky to be in one piece after filming some of the movie's more spectacular stunts!

"I think the craziest one I did, they strapped me to the front of a Humvee going about 60 miles per hour swerving through the streets of Prague, which is doubling for Paris," says Channing, who plays Duke. "It was good, though -- didn't get hurt, thank God."

Everyone had to get in tip-top shape for their roles, and Marlon, who plays Ripcord, says, "We all worked out really, really hard. … When you're playing a Joe, you've got to be a Joe."

"We did six weeks of fight training, so we did it the healthy way," add Rachel and Sienna.

Based on the beloved Hasbro toys that became a comic book and cartoon sensation in the '80s, 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra' stars Dennis Quaid as Hawk, the tough team leader of G.I. Joe, an elite, globetrotting unit that takes on the evil Cobra Organization.

"It's a real fast-paced sort of thrill ride," says Rachel, who plays Shana "Scarlett" O'Hara.

Sienna, who wore a black wig for the movie as The Baroness, confirms, "It was not a dye job. This is an old-fashioned tale of good versus evil, and historically the good guys tend to be blonde, and lighter, and the bad people tend to have black hair, like witches -- it adds to villain-esque behavior. And also, she's a very famous character within the cartoons and there's a specific way that she looks, the same with Scarlett with the red hair, and so we had to be true to the characters the way they were created."

ET surprised the cast with their own action figures from the movie, and Marlon pointed out that when he was a kid, "I didn't have money for G.I. Joes and fancy dolls that could move and articulate all their fingers and limbs. I had money for the 99 cent [version]."

"But now he does [have money], so he's got all of them," says Channing.

"Now you get to be a doll," adds Rachel.

"Holla!" says Marlon with a high five.

Watch ET for more with the stars of 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra'!

For more movie news and exclusives, head over to ETonline's Summer Movie Guide!

Posted May 25, 2009 8:00:00 PM
See All: channing tatum dennis quaid G.I. Joe G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra marlon wayans movies Rachel Nichols sienna miller

E-Mail | Print | | RSSRSS | 

Recent Headlines

Selena Gomez on Justin Bieber Dating Rumors: 'Oh Brother!'
September 21, 2010, 11:50 PM (PDT) 3 years ago
A Los Angeles Elementary School Has Their ‘Day Made Better’ by the Jonas Brothers
September 21, 2010, 11:30 PM (PDT) 3 years ago
'Dancing with the Stars' Eliminates First Duo
September 21, 2010, 07:22 PM (PDT) 3 years ago
'Amazing Race''s Watermelon Girl Talks To ET
September 21, 2010, 03:44 PM (PDT) 3 years ago
Diane Lane Rides 'Secretariat' to Horse Racing History
September 21, 2010, 02:32 PM (PDT) 3 years ago
Sneak Peek: Tonight's ET Slideshow
September 21, 2010, 02:18 PM (PDT) 3 years ago
Vanessa Williams Adds Some Spice to 'Desperate Housewives'
September 21, 2010, 12:43 PM (PDT) 3 years ago
Hot New Music: Sept. 21
September 21, 2010, 12:35 PM (PDT) 3 years ago
LL Cool J & Chris O'Donnell Spill Secrets from 'NCIS: Los Angeles'
September 21, 2010, 12:30 PM (PDT) 3 years ago
'The Situation''s iPhone App is a 'Shore' Thing
September 21, 2010, 12:25 PM (PDT) 3 years ago

Vanessa Williams Adds Some Spice to 'Desperate Housewives'
Sep 21, 2010 12:43 PM (PDT)
 
ET Exclusive: What is 'The Social Network'?
Sep 21, 2010 09:30 AM (PDT)
 
Cancer-stricken Michael Douglas Doesn't Speak at 'Wall Street' Premiere
Sep 21, 2010 08:20 AM (PDT)
 
ADVERTISEMENT
  • SamanthaHarris: It is SO sad that Kym Johnson and David Hasselhoff got voted off DWTS tonight. So sad for Kym. She's an amazing dancer & person. Love u Kym!
  • ETonlineAlert: (Spoiler Alert!) And the first celeb booted from #DancingWithTheStars is... http://etonline.com/p/?7vpvk8
  • ETonlineAlert: DancingWithTheStars
  • SamanthaHarris: Wonder who is first to go tonight on DWTS?! Who do you all think?
  • SamanthaHarris: Thank you to all of you who said they miss me on DWTS! I miss seeing you all on that show, too. Bitter sweet to watch. But LOVE being on ET!
After Monday night's 'Dancing with the Stars' premiere, which of the top four scorer's fancy footwork surprised you most?

After Monday night's 'Dancing with the Stars' premiere, which of the top four scorer's fancy footwork surprised you most?

Gathering poll results. Please wait...

Catch Hollywood's brightest stars out on the town!

View Star Sightings Gallery

Do you think your fave celeb's style is super sweet or totally beat?

View Hit or Miss Gallery

See whose glamorous style is turning heads around town!

View Glam Squad Gallery

See First Lady Michelle Obama's fabulous fashions during her first fabulous year in the White House and more!

View the Michelle Obama Fashion Gallery