Behind The Scenes of “GI Joe 2″ Featuring The Rock

Nick Paglino

The set of GI Joe 2: Retaliation was jumpin' as the crew approached the Labor Day Weekend. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who faces John Cena in next year's WrestleMania, sent shockwaves across the Twitterverse when he tweeted confirmation that comedic actor DeRay Davis from Semi-Pro and Jumping The Broom has signed on for a part in the Jon Chu-directed sequel. Rock's first message stated "On set now. We're all waiting for ONE actor: @DeRayDavis. Very late. Time to get ya ass whupped son.."

Davis is just the latest of many new additions to the G.I. Joe cast, which also includes Palicki, Bruce Willis, Ray Stevenson, Joseph Mazzello, Walton Goggins, RZA, D.J. Contra and more. Returning from the first film will be Channing Tatum, Ray Park and Byung-hun Lee. The movie is currently in production and is scheduled to hit theaters on June 29, 2012.

You can check out exclusive photos of WWE WrestleMania main eventer Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson on set of GI Joe 2: Retaliation HERE.

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