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Channing Tatum Confirms Gambit Talks at the MTV Movie Awards

6:43 PM 4/15/2014 by Binh Ngo
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Producer Lauren Shuler Donner has said eariler this year that she wants Channing Tatum to play the mutant Gambit in his own solo movie. Tatum has confirmed that they've met about it at the MTV Movie Awards. "I met with Lauren Schuler Donner," Tatum said. "Gambit's my really only X-Men that I've ever loved ...


Producers say "nothing is sacred" when it comes to the Sinister Six line-up – Ever since the announcement that Sony is developing both a VENOM and SINISTER SIX movie, we have been trying to determine who will comprise the line-up of the villainous collective. The comic iterations of the Sinister Six have traditionally contained villains we have yet to see on the big screen while THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 has teased well more than a half-dozen potential candidates. 14 hours 45 min ago via theothersenhman

Channing Tatum confirms meetings regarding the lead in the Gambit movie – Not sure if you would consider this an improvement or a step backwards from Taylor Kitsch but Channing Tatum has confirmed that he has met with producer Lauren Shuler Donner about the possibility of starring in a an X-MEN spin-off centered on Gambit. Back in January, Donner revealed that Channing Tatum would be her choice for a potential Gambit film, but it seemed like the type of talk that gets rumors... 15 hours 31 min ago via brucelee

Channing Tatum Talks Potential Gambit Role – Earlier this year, X-Men producer Lauren Shuler Donner expressed interest in developing a Gambit movie with Channing Tatum in the lead role. More recently, Tatum confirmed that he is still in talks with Donner about the part. "Gambit's really the only X-Men I've ever loved," the 22 Jump Street star told MTV News following Sunday's MTV Movie Awards. 16 hours 1 min ago via jackiechan

'Friday the 13th' Re-Reboot Could Have Its Director

1:55 PM 4/15/2014 by Jeff Giles
It's a little hard to believe, but it's been five whole years since Jason Voorhees terrorized a gaggle of nubile teens near the deceptively idyllic shores of Crystal Lake. Platinum Dunes has struggled to do anything else with the franchise since 2009's Marcus Nispel-directed reboot, but you know the drill with Jason:


‘Hanna’ Writer Tapped to Pen ‘Who is Jake Ellis?’ for Chernin and David Yates (EXCLUSIVE) – “Hanna” scribe Seth Lochhead has been set to write the adaptation of the Image comic “Who is Jake Ellis?” for 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment. David Yates is attached to direct with Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping producing. Ford Lytle Gilmore is exec producing along Chernin Entertainment’s SVP David Ready, who will oversee the... 18 hours 14 min ago via jetli

Fox Adapts "Kick Ass" Author's "Superior" – 20th Century Fox has acquired the film rights to "Wanted" and "Kick Ass" author Mark Millar's 2010 limited series "Superior". The story revolves around a young boy stricken with multiple sclerosis who is granted one wish by an alien monkey: to become a Superman-like superhero named Superior. Problems arise when the boy learns that the monkey isn't an alien, but a demon who demands the boy's soul in return for his transformation. 19 hours 1 min ago via jackiechan

‘Flash Gordon’ is Headed back to the Big Screen – It’s been a while, so once again it’s time to start talking about a remake of Flash Gordon. Originating as a comic strip by Alex Raymond, Flash Gordon has been adapted into serials and animated show; however, the character is perhaps best remembered from the cult classic 80s flick directed by Mike Hodges and featuring the music of Queen The new film, which will be written by JD Payne and Patrick McKay (Star Trek 3), was pitched to producer Jon Davis as a more serious sci-fi adventure than we’ve seen in past incarnations. 23 hours 2 min ago via donnieyen

Samuel L. Jackson's Zeus to Return for Die Hard 6? – While there's little doubt that the Die Hard franchise is running on fumes after 2013's listless A Good Day to Die Hard, a rumor dropped yesterday about FOX wanting Samuel L. Jackson back in the game for the sixth installment, reprising his character from Die Hard with a Vengeance, Zeus Carver.

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The Sinister Six Roster Isn't Sacred – The Amazing Spider-Man 2 definitely sets the stage for the forthcoming Sinister Six movie, which we now know will be directed by Drew Goddard (Cabin in the Woods). But what’s not clear is the exact line-up of the super-villain team. Speaking to IGN, the film's producer Matt Tolmach revealed that, “Nothing is sacred. 23 hours 59 min ago via theothersenhman
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