*Dwayne Johnson is currently in negotiations to join Paramount’s “G.I. Joe” sequel being directed by John Chu.

The studio and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura are rebuilding the franchise title and are bringing in a new crew of characters.

Johnson has been offered the role of machine gunner Roadblock, described as “a big guy with a big gun.”

Channing Tatum, who played Duke in the first movie, is one of the original cast members expected to return.