Channing Tatum Wants To Play Gambit In X-Men Movie

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Earlier today, we posted about a new video interview Jamie Foxx did with Total Film. In the video, Jamie Foxx drops a huge spoiler for the Amazing Spider-Man 2, which is why we’re breaking the Channing Tatum news in the video into a separate article. If you’re wanting to avoid the Amazing Spider-Man 2 spoiler, then skip to the 25 second mark in the video below.

When asked if he might want to get into the superhero movie business like his buddy Jamie Foxx, Channing Tatum says, “I would do anything with Jamie, one. Two, I haven’t really had much superhero movies, so there’s a lot of them. There’s a lot of superheroes out there.”

Tatum added, “I would like to play Gambit. Gambit’s my favorite, because I’m from New Orleans, and around that area. My dad’s from New Orleans, and I like to do the Cajun accent. I like to do it for real. No knock on Taylor Kitsch at all, because I actually like his Gambit, but I’ve always lived around the Cajun people. And I would have liked to have seen a little bit like… Gambit was always like the woman-loving, cigarette-smoking, drinking—he was the punk rock of all the superheroes.”

What would you think of Channing Tatum as Gambit?