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Was ‘G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra’ director fired?!?

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Last week was full of questions as if the Director of the new Paramount’s “G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra”, Stephen Sommers had been fired from the project? Running with a rumor that originally appeared on a message board on producer Don Murphy’s site. It was reported that the director had been banned from the editing room and that Stuart Baird was hired to re-edit the pic after a string of poor test screenings. None of that is true, however. Sommers…

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Rumor of Stephen Sommers fired from ‘G.I. Joe’, a false one

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In response to the flying words that director Stephen Sommers was fired mid-way through ‘G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra’, producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura as well as Paramount have come out with a denial. Words that director Stephen Sommers being shunt out from “G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra” apparently hold no truth in them. In an interview with Latino Review, producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura has set things straight, saying “It’s very unfair to Steve, it’s completely untrue he was never asked…

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Director Stephen Sommers Fired From ‘G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra’ — Hallelujah

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The director behind big screen adaptation, ‘G.I. Joe’, has been relieved of his duty after a test screening for the film gave the lowest score ever from an audience in the history of Paramount. Words on the street are, director Stephen Sommers has been fired from “G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra.” Posting a message on Don Murphy’s message boards and chronicling what really happened before, during and after the production of the movie, forum poster Endtimes claimed that the filmmaker…

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