Channing Tatum could have gone either way. After 2009's 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra' it felt like Hollywood was trying too hard to make him a star, and movies like 2011's 'The Eagle' could have been his future. But earlier this year he had back-to-back hits with 'The Vow' and '21 Jump Street.' And now he's being offered the lead in the upcoming blockbuster 'White House Down.'
White House Down
Roland Emmerich stepped outside of his blockbuster box with 2011’s ‘Anonymous,’ proving to the world he was capable of directing a film where gun-toting characters raced to prevent the end of the world. But this departure appears to have been short-lived, as the ‘Day After Tomorrow’ director plans to run right back to the action-thriller genre.