Gambit has been a fan favorite 'X-Men' character ever since his first full appearance in "Uncanny X-Men #266" back in 1990. You would think that would lead to fast track to the big screen, but Gambit's road to cinematic stardom has been shaky at best. The character made a brief appearance in the horrible 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' (played by Taylor Kitsch), but has since not been re-introduced to movie audiences. That could all change as Channing Tatum admits he's met with the 'X-Men' producers about the part.
These days, nearly every movie star wants to play a superhero and Channing Tatum is no exception. The '21 Jump Street' and 'Magic Mike' star has previously expressed interest in playing the popular X-Men character Gambit on the big screen, but it all sounded like talk and little more. But now, X-Men franchise producer Shuler Donner has revealed that yes, she would very much like to see Tatum play the character and that yes, a Gambit movie may actually happen.
Frankly, we're tired of all the six-second clips and teasers that tease the actual 'Gambit' trailer. Sure, we got a look at Colin Firth and Alan Rickman in the official movie posters, but what of Cameron Diaz and her rodeo cowgirl character with an accent comparable to little Ms. Honey Boo Boo Child?