Before the film was cancelled, Channing Tatum was thrilled to play Gambit in the Marvel movie franchise.
Channing Tatum’s career has been remarkable over the past few years. But, he admitted that he is still learning. “traumatised”Because he failed to land a Marvel part.
He is a 41-year-old hunky actor who has taken Hollywood by storm thanks to his roles in hit movies like Foxcatcher, 21 Jump Street, and Magic Mike XXL.
Gambit, the X-Men character of X-Men, was his only opportunity to appear. This left him reeling.
In 2014, the star of the film was set to play the lead role in a movie. However, the actor is now slated to star in his own movie.
Channing claimed that the production failed to materialize and that he was not able to continue it. “so traumatised”That he couldn’t watch any other movies from the franchise.
Talk to VarietyHe revealed that he and Reed Carolin, his producer, had been working on the film for four years. He also said that he had asked Twentieth Century Studios if he would direct the film.
He said: “The studio really didn’t want us to direct it. They wanted anybody but us, essentially, because we had never directed anything.”
He later admitted that he would have happily forgotten about directing the movie if it meant he could still perform the role because he loved the script.
After Disney merging with Fox 2019, the movie was scrapped. Channing also admitted that he was responsible. “traumatised”At the failure to make it to the big screen.
He complained: “Once Gambit went away, I was so traumatised.
“I turned off my Marvel machine. I haven’t been able to see any of the movies. I loved this character. It was too tragic. It was almost like losing a friend. I was ready to play him.”
Channing admitted he was looking forward to portraying the character’s “Cool” factor, describing him as “flamboyant”.
He continued: “He was simply the coolest. He could do anything. The majority of superheroes wear utilitarian outfits.
“Batman’s got his belt. Gambit’s like, ‘No, this s***’s just fly, bro! This s*** walked down the Paris runway last year.’ He’s just wearing the stuff that’s so dope because he loves fashion.”
But, the Hollywood star later acknowledged that he hadn’t closed the door completely on the possibility of playing the role in future.
He said he would continue to “love”Gambit was his role, but he admitted that he does not feel the need to direct it.
Reed agreed and said: “I wish they would reconsider because it’s a pretty great project. Maybe someday.”
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