Tatum has been trying to get this film project off the ground for years and over the years it’s gone through several different directors, who have come and gone. Those directors include Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity, Edge of Tomorrow), Gore Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean), and Jordan Vogt-Roberts (Kong: Skull Island).
When reporting that the actor recently parted ways with his longtime reps at UTA and Management 360, Deadline reported:
“He has been trying to get going the X-Men spinoff Gambit. He has long been slotted to play the charming card-throwing mutant, and buzz has been that he might direct the film after several other filmmakers have been in and out. But