A live-action “G.I. Joe” TV series is in the works at Amazon, Variety has confirmed.
The series will be a standalone story centered around “G.I. Joe” undercover operative, Lady Jaye, with the series also connecting to the larger “G.I. Joe” universe. The series hails from Paramount Television Studios, eOne, and Skydance Television.
Erik Oleson created the series and will serve as showrunner and executive producer. Lorenzo DiBonaventura will also serve as an executive producer.
Oleson is currently the showrunner and executive producer on the second season of Amazon’s “Carnival Row.” He was also the head writer and executive producer of Amazon’s “The Man in the High Castle” and was previously the showrunner and executive producer on “Daredevil” Season 3 at Netflix. He will work on the “G.I. Joe” series as part of his overall deal with Amazon.
He is repped by WME and Jackoway Austen Tyerman.
More to come…