Channing Tatum Joins 'GI Joe' Movie
The 27-year-old modern-turned-actor will play Duke, a field commander and second-in-command of the G.I. Joe Team after Hawk. Channing has starred in films such as Coach Carter, Step Up and A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
Other actors signed on: Sienna Miller as The Baroness, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaj (Lost) as Heavy Duty, Rachel Nichols (Alias) as Shana ‘Scarlett’ O’Hara and Marlon Wayans as Ripcord. Joseph Gordon-Levitt (3rd Rock From the Sun) is also in negotiations to join the project.
G.I. Joe: The Movie rolls out into theaters Aug. 7, 2009. Filming begins mid-February!