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Channing Tatum to play superhero Gambit, 'X-Men' producer says
Channing Tatum to play superhero Gambit, 'X-Men' producer says

Channing Tatum is the latest actor to join the ranks of the X-Men. The "22 Jump Street" star will portray the card-throwing Cajun mutant Gambit in an upcoming movie, producer Lauren Shuler Donner confirmed at the premiere of "X-Men: Days of Future Past" in London. Speaking to Total Film on the red carpet, Shuler Donner said of the casting decision: "He's a rogue, Channing. He's a rascal, just like Remy LeBeau [Gambit]. And he can handle the action. We all know that. And he's got a real good heart … I think he'll be great for Gambit." She added, "And he's a Southerner too … He understands that world, and you know Gambit loves New Orleans." Whether Gambit will appear in an ensemble "X-...

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