G.I. Joe 2: Dwayne Johnson and Elodie Yung In Talks to Join the Cast

Back in February, we told you that producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura (Transformers: Dark of the Moon) had met with several directors to replace Stephen Sommers for the sequel to G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. Just weeks later, the studio has handed the reins of G.I. Joe 2 over to to director Jon Chu (Justin Bieber: Never Say Never), who will direct using a script penned by Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick.

Now, Deadline reports that Dwayne Johnson (Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Snitch) is in talks to join the cast of the follow-up to G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, and would portray Roadblock, heavy machine gunner, cook and cousin of Heavy Duty, who was played by Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje in the first film. In addition, THR reports that French actress, Elodie Yung (Opération Casablanca, District 13: Ultimatum, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) is in talks to
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