Channing Tatum’s deal with 20th Century Fox to play leading man Remy LeBeau in its upcoming X-Men spin-off film Gambit is allegedly in danger of falling apart, claims a report on TheWrap.
The rumour comes via an unnamed source who claims the star is planning to exit the project.
A second source confirmed to TheWrap that representatives for Tatum remain in active discussions with Fox but apparently conceded that “something is up.”
Fox and Tatum are yet to comment on the matter.
At this stage Gambit is set to hit cinemas on October 7, 2016 and is reportedly due to begin filming this October, with Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt at the helm.
Demolition, The Martian and a new Michael Moore film will all premiereThe Toronto International Film Festival kicks off once again in September, and has now announced a batch of the films that will premiere or screen there. Among this year’s crop? Jean-Marc Vallee's Demolition, Ridley Scott’s The Martian and Tom Hooper’s The Danish Girl.
Kenya Barris will work on the script with Alex BarnowBack in February, word arrived that New Line had decided to take yet another crack at the John Shaft character played so memorably by Richard Roundtree in 1971 and (in the form of his nephew) Samuel L. Jackson in 2000. We don’t yet know who will be filling that iconic role, but we do know who will be putting words in his mouth, with TV writer/producers Kenya Barris and Alex Barnow snagging the job.
He'll direct the futuristic revenge thrillerFresh off of work on portmanteau project Tales Of Halloween, Neil Marshall has set up a new solo effort. He’ll direct The Sentence, which is being described as a futuristic revenge thriller. The concept, which emerged back when Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp agreed to finance the film, is being pitched as a blend of Death Wish and The Purge.
The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi has a first promoMichael Bay has taken a break from the explosions and battles of the Transformers franchise to work on something a little more intimate. With… explosions and battles. The first trailer for 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi is online. Written by Chuck Hogan, the script adapts Mitchell Zuckoff’s book 13 Hours: The Inside Account Of What Really Happened In Benghazi.