The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Andrew Koji will be joining the cast of the upcoming Gi-Joe spinoff film based on the character “Snake Eyes” as Storm Shadow. For those who are not aware, Storm Shadow is Cobra Commander’s ninja bodyguard. He is the second cast member announced for the film as it was reported earlier that Henry Golding will be portraying Storm Shadow’s longtime rival, Snake Eyes.
Storm Shadow debuted in Hasbro’s original 1984 toyline and has appeared in various Gi-Joe productions. In his original A Real America Hero incarnation, Thomas S. Arashikaga aka Storm Shadow was an Japanese American soldier who was apart of the U.S. Army. He served as a part of the special operations group alongside Snake Eyes. Throughout the course of the franchise Storm Shadow would constantly change sides while fighting and teaming up with Snake Eyes.
No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter