'G.I. Joe' was filmed mostly in Downey

DOWNEY - The new movie, "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra," directed by Stephen Sommers, used Downey for much of its filming.The $175 million movie, which opens in theaters today, has thusfar received many positive reviews. "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra," which stars Dennis Quaid, Channing Tatum, Sienna Miller and Marlon Wayans, has been called cheesy yet fun by some, while others have found it action-packed and captivating. Many reviews include comparisons to the latest action hit, "Transformers 2," however, reviewers praise "G.I. Joe"‚Äàas far more enticing because its plot is much clearer. The movie, which has only been reviewed by a select few critics, has been highly anticipated. Although audiences at this point are unsure about the full content of the movie's plotline, they can expect a fast-paced action film that grabs their attention, as well as reflects the $175 million invested into its creation. ********** Published: August 7, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 16