Tag Archives: John Chu

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson confirms role in “G.I. Joe”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The “Fast and Furious” franchise added Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson for its fifth installment, and the end result was solid reviews (78% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes) and stellar box office ($568 million and counting at the worldwide box office). Wisely, other franchises are lining up in[...]

G.I. Joe sequel has a release date, new director

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Now this is what we call “fast-tracked.” Days after Paramount Pictures opted to go with “Just Bieber: Never Say Never” director John Chu as the helmer of the next “G.I. Joe” adventure, the sequel has a release date. ComingSoon reports that the as-yet-untitled “G.I. Joe” sequel[...]

Justin Bieber director, John Chu, up for “G.I. Joe” sequel

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: John Chu reportedly will be moving from Justin Bieber to Cobra Commander. The “Never Say Never” director is in negotiations to take over Paramount’s planned “G.I. Joe” sequel from original helmer Stephen Sommers, Heat Vision reports. The article says Chu and F. Gary Gray were the[...]

Review: ‘Never Say Never’ offers a compelling chronicle of Justin Bieber’s meteoric rise to fame

By Todd Gilchrist HollywoodNews.com: In the timeless tradition of pure pop idolatry, it’s impossible to go into Justin Bieber’s film, ‘Never Say Never, ‘ without at least a few preconceived ideas or expectations. Mine was that the pop stars I’ve loved, such as The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Justin[...]