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At the London premiere of Fox's latest X-Men movie Days of Future Past, producer Lauren Shuler Donner confirmed the recent rumor that Channing Tatum (White House Down, G.I. Joe, Magic Mike) will play the mutant Gambit in a standalone superhero film. "He’s a rogue, Channing.. he’s a rascal, just like Remy LeBeau," Donner told reporters. "And he can handle the action, we all know that and he’s got a really good heart. I think he’ll be great for Gambit. And he’s a southerner too, he understands that world.. and you know Gambit loves New Orleans." Tatum himself has expressed interest in playing the kinetic-energy powered, card throwing mutant. In an interview with MTV News, he said: "Gambit is the only X-Man I’ve ever loved. I mean, I’ve loved them all, they’re all great, but I guess just »

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