Rachel Nichols, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Said Taghmaoui have all joined the cast of director Stephen Sommers G.I. Joe movie. The film, which already has Sienna Miller and Ray Park amongst its cast, is based on the popular Hasbro action figures, comic book series and Saturday morning cartoon. Stuart Beattie wrote the screenplay for the new movie, which has G.I. JOE, which stands for Global Integrated Joint Operating Entity, as an international force of operatives set in Brussels.The Hollywood Reporter says Nichols will play Scarlett, a skilled martial artist who specializes in hand-to-hand combat and counterintelligence.
Akinnuoye-Agbaje will play ordnance expert Heavy Duty and Taghmaoui will play Breaker, the team's communications specialist. Miller will play the Baroness, known for her espionage skills.The film is set for release in the summer of 2009.