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Channing Tatum To Star In X-men Gambit Movie




It's learned RoboCop writer Josh Zetumer is writing the screenplay for the X-Men spinoff Gambit movie, which will see Channing Tatum both star and produce.

Deadline has it the screenplay will be based on a treatment penned by Marvel Comics writer Chris Claremont, who with Jim Lee created the character for Marvel back in 1990. 

Tatum is producing Gambit with his Free Association partner Reid Carolin, The Donners Company’s Lauren Shuler Donner, and Genre Films’ Simon Kinberg.

No plot details are known and a release date has yet to be announced, but it's speculated Channing Tatum will first be featured as Gambit in the X-Men: Apocalypse movie, which hits May 27, 2016.