by: Sammy Mink
According to Schmoes Know, Martin Campbell is in early talks to direct G.I. JOE 3. The third installment of the franchise is being penned by Jonathan Lemkin, who is best known for penning the scripts for The Devil’s Advocate and Lethal Weapon 4. The Paramount action project is the follow-up to G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and G.I. Joe: Retaliation and it sounds like Retaliation star Dwayne Johnson could be reprising his role as Roadblock for this installment.
Campbell is best known for his work on the Bond franchise, having helmed GoldenEye and Casino Royale. His other directing work includes The Mask of Zorro, The Legend of Zorro, and 2011’s Green Lantern. Next up, Campbell is set to direct the Fox drama The Dive and the action thriller Hunter Killer.