Originally Posted by Captain Marvel
It's even worse than that. I recently found out that that scene was one which Sommers had had written beforehand and which he inserted into GI Joe. That's right. Apparently for a long time, now, he's wanted to make a movie with people in hyper-advanced suits of armor running around a major city blowing stuff up, and when he got handed the job to direct GI Joe, he had that insipid scene inserted into the movie.
Wrong. The accelerator suits were in the 2005 David Elliott Paul Lovett draft. I know this because I read it. Summers wasn't hired until mid t0 late 2007.