Doesn't anyone want to direct the Gambit movie?

20th Century Fox Moves Dates of Several X-Men Films

Gore Verbinski has abruptly exited as the director of 20th Century Fox's superhero movie Gambit just two months before production was slated to start in New Orleans, the Tracking Board has confirmed.

Verbinski is the third helmer to join, then subsequently leave, the film over the past few years, following both Rupert Wyatt (who bailed in 2015) and Doug Liman (who backed out in 2016). This is something which other studios seem to struggle with as they regularly announce shifts in release dates as they struggle to align their planned schedules versus actual delivery. Tatum came back aboard for a Gambit solo movie in 2014, only for things to never come together for the project overall. It's been a passion project for the actor, who has always been attached and appeared as a surprise guest at Fox's X-Men panel at San Diego Comic-Con back in 2015. Channing Tatum was attached to star as Gambit, but then Disney bought Fox and everything was sent into uncertainty once again. Well, for New Mutants, The Wrap has reported that while the test screening for the new film was decently enough received, it did not meet studio expectations of how scary it should be. Last November, Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex, Cloverfield) was hired as the female lead opposite Tatum, and the movie was given a release date of February 2019.

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Channing Tatum is in my mind a good choice for the role but they've got to get the right director on-board and make sure that the script is ideal. Since Star Wars movies are always genuine box office threats, this will at least give Deadpool 2 its time to shine before audiences.

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