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G.I. Joe: Return of the Kimchi Ninja Pushed Back to March 2013

When the plug was pulled on Megaupload, it was as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror as downloads were suspended. Today news broke that G.I. Joe: Retaliation will be pushed back from June 29th to March 2013 and tens of voices suddenly cried out in agony.

Conspiracy theories abound as a source close to the movie, but not authorized to speak officially, has said this move was to convert the picture into 3D1. There is also speculation that the delay is due to the incredible box office performance of The Avengers2. But others think is that this is all a ploy so The Rock can cook something during Wrestlemania 29 next spring3.

Regardless of why the movie is delayed, next month will no longer hold the promise of glorious projections of Lee Byung Hun's abs at our local cinemas. It will be a tough summer without his charms but we will survive... and probably watch The Good, the Bad, the Weird a lot.

Source #1: latimes.com | Source #2: eonline.com | Source #3: prowrestling.net | Picture Source: commingsoon.net
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finchburg 24th-May-2012 01:22 am (UTC)
This movie is such a guilty pleasure for me and I'm so sad cause so many of my Action Movie Handsome Mens Club members are in this!!
yuukihitohira 24th-May-2012 01:31 am (UTC)

lysblack 24th-May-2012 01:23 am (UTC)
kimchi ninja lmao.
g_lovesbb 24th-May-2012 01:23 am (UTC)
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!~ this is like the saddest news today :'(
finchburg 24th-May-2012 01:27 am (UTC)
This is a major bummer.
uptown_side 24th-May-2012 01:26 am (UTC)
I was just coming here to post this.

MOTHERFUCKING 3D!! Ugh, I hate it.

I want some kimchi ninja and I WANT IT NOW.

I'm going to go cry in a corner until next March. Bastards.


Edited at 2012-05-24 02:17 am (UTC)
shanny_w 24th-May-2012 04:05 am (UTC)
GIMME 4D! I wanna smell this fine ass mf'er comin off the screen!
yuukihitohira 24th-May-2012 01:28 am (UTC)

finchburg 24th-May-2012 01:29 am (UTC)
Well he is going to be in Red 2 cause Bruce fell for all his charms when they made this movie.
honeebs 24th-May-2012 01:31 am (UTC)
Damn messing up everything. LBH is still going take over, you broke bitches he doesn't need 3D.
cordyceps 24th-May-2012 01:33 am (UTC)
and tens of voices suddenly cried out in agony.

chunsakuma 24th-May-2012 03:20 am (UTC)
I loled irl.
inurbed 24th-May-2012 01:38 am (UTC)
wtf. Why. I already had my date + crew to go see it. Uughhhhhh i hate 3D
finchburg 24th-May-2012 01:41 am (UTC)
That totally sucks!
brianathebard 24th-May-2012 01:39 am (UTC)
eh, it's happened to harry potter, it can happen to anything.
cassie_cloud9 24th-May-2012 01:42 am (UTC)
Well this is some straight up bull.....was looking forward to seeing his fine ninja ass all over the big screen this summer....WTF!!! EVERYTHING DOESN'T NEED TO BE MADE INTO 3D THESE DAYS DAMMIT!! >:/
purkin 24th-May-2012 01:50 am (UTC)
Are you fucking kidding me? It took it longer to convert Titanic to 3D than the time it took to originally film it...so why didn't they just film GI Joe 3D in the first place, so they wouldn't have to spend a shitton of money and waste a fuckton of time?!

Edited at 2012-05-24 01:50 am (UTC)
finchburg 24th-May-2012 01:52 am (UTC)
I'm sure someone thinks that doing this will help the movie break even internationally. I doubt they were expecting it to make that much anyways.
miki_831 24th-May-2012 01:56 am (UTC)
wow that is a seriously huge push back.
umbrella_smile 24th-May-2012 02:02 am (UTC)
The first line, oh dear god the first line LMAO
spread 24th-May-2012 02:02 am (UTC)

Dat photo, dat gif, dat everything..

I was watching A Bittersweet Life a few days ago, which just so happens to be one of my fave Byungie flicks.
I forgot how much I missed this man, I wish he would do more bad-ass Korean films.
But I guess he's trying to be a Hollywood action star now.
neumi 24th-May-2012 02:13 am (UTC)
In all my years of moviegoing, this is the first time I've ever seen a studio actually yank a film RIGHT BEFORE it comes out. This is ridiculous.
asnindie 24th-May-2012 09:00 am (UTC)
And they were in full promo mode aswell. If anything this will sink the film.
laceandskin 24th-May-2012 02:19 am (UTC)
I'm just going to sit there and think about how amazingly hot he is.

Edited at 2012-05-24 02:19 am (UTC)
deerlike 24th-May-2012 05:26 am (UTC)
rosamajalis 24th-May-2012 02:29 am (UTC)

why would you do thisss?
3D is awful. That shit was only cool in the 1950s.
allthingsgood 24th-May-2012 02:39 am (UTC)
what the fuck. i was so excited to see this next month and NOBODY EVEN LIKES MOVIES IN 3D GIVE IT A REST HOLLYWOOD >:(
monster_mutt 24th-May-2012 03:08 am (UTC)
i was meh about this trailer until byung hun showed up in it and then i was all

i actually heard my husband's eyes roll
love_keiko 24th-May-2012 03:17 am (UTC)
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!! dammit! i was going to see this for LBH and they snatched it right out from under me. why r they pushing it back so fuckin FAR?!!
quietreveries 24th-May-2012 03:21 am (UTC)
i don't even want to see this movie
but damnnnn that's a huge delay
supplanter 24th-May-2012 03:33 am (UTC)
Amazingly hilarious poast XDDD
shanny_w 24th-May-2012 04:04 am (UTC)
This is unacceptable!
glyphs 24th-May-2012 04:23 am (UTC)
WHAT. I was so excited to see this in a few weeks (solely for Lee Byung Hun, because the first movie sucked otherwise). If it is for the conversion to also have a 3D release, I am annoyed beyond words. Every movie I've gone to see in 3D has been a complete waste of the extra money. WAY TO PISS ME OFF, STUDIO. >=(
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