Hasbro has opened pre-orders for a new action figure in its GI Joe Classified line, and it’s none other than Snake Eyes! Best of all, he’s joined by his companion wolf Timber in a 2-pack Alpha Commandos. You can get your pre-order here on Entertainment Earth for $ 39.99 with a release date set for July.
Hasbro’s popular Classified Series offers a 21st century upgrade to classic ’80s GI Joe toys. These upgrades include a 6-inch scale, more articulation, and significantly improved details and accessories. In this case, the Snake Eyes and Timber pack includes weapons and an alternate angry head for Timber.
On a related note, Paramount Pictures recently announced a new release date for the upcoming Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins movie, which stars Henry Golding as the title character. The announcement coincided with the debut of the GI Joe Classified Series action figures based on the characters from the film. The collection includes Snake Eyes, Storm Shadow, Akiko, Scarlett and Baroness. Pre-orders are live here at Entertainment Earth now with a release date set for August.
Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins stars Henry Golding as Snake Eyes, a tenacious loner who is welcomed into an ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage after saving the life of their heir apparent. Upon arrival in Japan, the Arashikage teach Snake Eyes the ways of the ninja warrior while providing him with something he longed for: a home. But, when secrets from his past are revealed, Snake Eyes’ honor and allegiance will be put to the test , even if it means losing the trust of those close to them.
Based on the iconic GI Joe character, Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins also stars Andrew Koji in Storm Shadow, Úrsula Corberó in The Baroness, Samara Weaving in Scarlett, Haruka Abe in Akiko, Tahehiro Hira in Kenta and Iko Uwais in Hard Master.
Snake Eyes will arrive in theaters on July 23.
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