Channing Tatum updated the status of his Gambit movie and revealed that his company Free Association is considering it Specter
On the cover of February Vanity Fair In Story ,
Magic Mike star and producer open up about his Career trajectory as well as his personal life, including fatherhood, divorce from Jenna Dewan and new relationship with Zoe Kravitz.
Referring to his work at the Free Association, officially known as 33&Out, he shared that the production company currently owns the rights to Ghost
, which is 100 Romantic fantasy starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg. The actor, producer and writer said they are currently trying to do a modern remake of the film, and he may play Swayze’s role. They’re also reconsidering some of the “problematic stereotypes” contained in the original film.
“We’re going to do something different,” he said. “I think it needs to change a little bit.”
Tatum also talks about X-Men status The opening movie was developed at 10st Century Fox before it was acquired by The Walt Disney Company.
“When they bought Fox, it was swallowed by Marvel into Disney, and in the end I just think the tone of the movies we wanted to make was far from what we wanted They want to do — or, you know, maybe they’re waiting to see how they do it with us or without us,” Tatum said. “We do call once in a while, but we have to let go mentally, emotionally, spiritually.”
Referring to other chapters of his film career, Tatum also Talked about the previous franchise – the action film GI Joe – and his upcoming Magic Mike trilogy. When it came to Magic Mike’s Last Dance
, the actor said it would be the first female-led franchise in a franchise historically known for empowering women Leading first film – but without any female leads.
“Really, the first two movies, in my opinion, were the ones with feathered fish,” Tatum said. “They were movies about men made for women or people who liked men, but none of them had really strong female characters. So it felt like we were blinding people in a way. It was like we were cheating the code.”
While Tatum has plenty of positive things to say about his return to the Magic Mike
universe, in being 2023 In a separate interview conducted as part of Vanity Fair’s Polygraph Series , who was less optimistic about the reasons for leaving another team, GI Joe. After playing Duke in The Rise of Cobra in 1990, the actor confirmed that he requested His role in the first 33 of 80 killed within minutes) follow-up revenge .
“The first one I passed seven times, but they had a choice for me and I had to do a movie,” he said of his two performance said. “So the second one I obviously don’t want to be in that one either.”
Tatum previously talked about why he left the franchise while promoting his second Magic MikeThe MovieHoward SternThe Show At 2013, tell the owner he hates The Rise of Cobra .
“I was forced to do that movie,” he explained. “They give you a contract and say, ‘Three photo deal, here you go.’ You’re like, ‘Oh my gosh, this sounds amazing, I’m doing it! Even the options are from 80 grand to 80 grand to 100 Shanda, I thought, ‘Oh my gosh, that’s a lot of money.'”
While the deal looked good at first, But he noted that he ended up being placed in a role that he wasn’t very interested in and ended up getting in the way of other projects he found more creative and lucrative.
“Time goes by, you get other jobs, you’re building your offer, you have a dream job you want to do, and then the studio calls, ’ he added. “They were like, ‘Hey, we’ve got a movie for you, and we’re going to send it to you.’ And during the writers’ strike, G.O., I thought, ‘I love G.O., can I play Snake Eye? Like, ‘No. You’re playing Duke.’”