What does Channing Tatum know about the X-Man Gambit?
None of the greater population can be sure, but we now know that the Floridian bidding-portrayer wants to play the Louisiannan mutant for Marvel.
In an interview with Total Films, Tatum tells that while he hasn't done any superhero movies that:
"There are a lot of superheroes out there. I would like to play Gambit."
Perhaps the safest bet is he viewed the staff-wielding card sharp in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" since Tatum states in the same interview that he liked Taylor Kitsch's version of the role. Another longshot stands that the actor actually has a past reading the Uncanny X-Men comic book where the mutant appeared for many years since created by Chris Claremon and Jim Lee in 1990.
From "White House Down" and "G.I. Joe Retaliation" we know the one-time "Step Up" dance actor has the action scene throwdown experience, and perhaps "Magic Mike" lends an idea at the possibility for the necessary New Orleans style of roguish suave he has in potential.
After all, as Tatum goes on to attest:
"Gambit is my favorite hero. I'm from New Orleans, from around that area and my dad's from New Orleans."
Somewhere Tatum came to know about Gambit, and he can make a decent campaign for the portrayal.
Still, it’s a hard crowd out there that needs the convincing. Look what Hugh Jackman had to go through when all judgement of “X-Men” was heavily bearing upon his Wolverine credibility.
Withstanding Tatum's freestyle right into a Cajun accent to the interviewer --