Channing Tatum [Magic Mike, 21 Jump Street] has been tapped [wink] to star in the X-Men spin-off Gambit movie which has yet to be named. Bryan Singer told French magazine Cine Premiere that he’d like to add Gambit and Nightcrawler into the 2016 X-Men: Apocalypse with confirmation by X-Men producer Lauren Shuler Donner to Total Film stating;
“Well you know he’s a rogue, Channing. He’s a rascal, just like Remy LeBeau, and he can handle the action, we all know that. He’s got a really good heart, because I know him personally, I did a movie with him. So I think he’ll be great, he’ll be great for Gambit, and he’s a southerner too, he’s not from New Orleans but he is a southerner and he understands that world, and you know Gambit loves New Orleans.”
Lauren certainly knows how to choose her words [rogue], but regardless of how it comes out in the end, can we please have his three cats be included in the movie? That would be purrrfect.