Channing Tatum’s Gambit Solo Film Set to Explode With Robocop Reboot Writer
"You like it, chere? I get you one for Christmas."
Deadline reports, “Fox has set Robocop scribe Josh Zetumer to write the screenplay. The studio has officially attached Tatum as star, and to produce with his Free Association partner Reid Carolin, The Donners Company’s Lauren Shuler Donner, and Genre Films’ Simon Kinberg.”
Back in January of this year, producer Lauren Shuler Donner said she’d love to do a Gambit movie with Tatum. In May, she actually admitted it was happening. Just a few days later, the actor was asked about it in an interview and didn’t want to get ahead of the negotiations but did specify in June that it would probably be a solo film.
But what about the story? Deadline writes:
The screenplay will be based on a treatment penned by legendary Marvel Comics writer Chris Claremont, who with Jim Lee created the character for Marvel in 1990. The storyline is being kept under wraps.
What do you think? Happy to hear Claremont is involved but I’d like to hear a bit more about it.
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