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Gore Verbinski to Direct Gambit, Channing Tatum Still Attached

October 5, 2017 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

The Channing Tatum-led Gambit film has a new director. Gore Verbinski is set to direct the long-gestating X-Men spinoff film according to Deadline. Tatum is still attached to star as the Cajun mutant thief-turned-superhero in the film.

According to the site, Free Association’s Tatum and Reid Carolin are producing alongside Lauren Shuler Donner and Simon Kinberg. The scrupt was written by Josh Zetumer.

Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean) takes over the film after Doug Liman dropped out. Rupert Wyatt was originally attached to direct. The site reports that Gambit is a “high priority” film for Fox.