With Dwayne Johnson already in talks to “bring it” as Roadblock, the Never Say Never director Jon Chu is ready to up G.I. Joe 2‘s sex appeal ante by adding French actress Elodie Yung.
Yung is best known for her portrayal of Tao in Patrick Alessandrin’s 2009 genre attention-grabber District 13: Ultimatum, where she was a tattooed badass who took out corrupt cops using a knife tucked away in her ponytail. For Chu’s Hasbro action-adventure flick, she’s wanted to play Jinx, a young California woman who finds out she has family ties to a ninja clan during a fateful trip to Japan and becomes a full-fledged Joe. She’s recruited to the military team by fellow ninja master Snake Eyes. Continue reading Elodie Yung in talks to join “G.I. Joe 2”