The Expanse's Steven Allerick has been cast as the as-yet-unnamed father of Snake Eyes in the G.I. Joe character's upcoming solo film, according to Deadline. In the original comic book continuity, Snake Eyes' father is unnamed and only mentioned in passing
This prequel to the two Paramount Pictures films will reportedly follow the ninja/commando as he hunts for the death of his father and comes to be a part of the Arashikage ninja clan.
Allerick is best known for playing Benji Draper on The Expanse, and has also appeared in Westworld, Nancy Drew, Supernatural, and S.W.A.T.
Henry Golding is already set to play Snake Eyes, with Andrew Koji as Storm Shadow, Samara Weaving as Scarlett, and Ursula Corbero as the Baroness.
G.I. Joe: Snake Eyes is scheduled to open in theaters October 16, 2020.