Channing Tatum has updated the status of his Gambit movie, saying that his company Free Association Ghost remake.
in the February cover story of vanity fair, of magic mike The star and producer opened up about his career trajectory and his personal life, including being a father, his divorce from Jenna Dewan, and his new relationship with Zoe Kravitz.
While discussing his work with Free Association, formally known as 33&Out, he shared that the production company now has the rights to: GhostA 1990 romantic fantasy starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg. The actor, producer, and screenwriter is currently trying to make a modern remake of the film, and says he could play the role of Swayze. We’re rethinking some of the ‘problem stereotypes’.
“We are going to do something different,” he said. “I think it needs to change a little bit.”
Tatum also x men The Gambit film was in development at then-21st Century Fox before being acquired by The Walt Disney Company.
“When Marvel bought Fox, it was swallowed by Disney through Marvel. Ultimately, I think the tone of the movie we wanted to make was far from what they wanted to do. I’m waiting to see how they do it with us or without us,” Tatum said. You have to let go mentally and spiritually.”
Talking about other chapters in his film career, Tatum also touched on a previous franchise — action actor G.I. Joe — and his upcoming installment. magic mike Trilogy.when it comes to magic mike last dancethe actor said it would be the first female-led installment in a franchise historically celebrated for empowering women, but without a female lead.
“Really, in my opinion, the first two films are like feathered films,” Tatum said. “It’s a movie about men and people who like men that’s made for women, but none of them had really strong female characters. So we felt like we cheated people on some level.” Like cheating on the code.”
Tatum had a lot of positive things to say about his comeback, magic mike In another interview conducted as part of Space, Vanity Fair”On the Lie Detector series, he gave a less than optimistic take on why he left another franchise, GI Joe. After appearing as Duke in 2009 Rise of the Cobrathe actor confirmed that in the first 10 minutes of the 2013 follow-up, he asked for his character to be killed off. Retaliation.
“I turned down the first one seven times, but they gave me a choice and I had to make the movie,” he said of appearing in both films. I didn’t want to get into that, let alone my eyes.”
Tatum previously spoke about why he left the franchise while promoting the second film magic mike cinematic Howard Stern show In 2015, I told my host I hated him of Rise of the Cobra.
“I was driven to do that movie,” he explained. “They give you a contract and say, ‘Three-picture deal, go ahead.’ You’re like, ‘Oh my god, that’s awesome, I’m doing it!’ Even the options go from 60 grand to 80 grand to 100 grand and I’m like, “Oh my god, that’s a lot of money.” ”
The deal seemed to work at first, but he ended up playing a less interesting role, which ultimately got in the way of other more creative, fulfilling and lucrative projects. he said.
“Time goes by, you get other jobs, you create quotes, you have a dream job you want to go to, and the studio calls,” he added. We’ve got a movie for you, we’re going to send it to you. It’s a thing. And they’re like no. You are playing Duke.