Channing Tatum’s GAMBIT Film Is Now Looking For Its Fourth Director

Channing Tatum doesn’t to appear to have the same luck as his title character, Gambit the X-Men film by Fox is looking for a new director as Gore Verbinski has left the project two months before filming was supposed to begin in New Orleans, according to a report by The Hollywood Reporter.

Gore Verbinski who directed The Lone Ranger joins Rupert Wyatt and Doug Liman as former directors of the film. Fox has yet to make an announcement on the future of Gambit.

Josh Zetumer wrote the script a long time ago. As far as casting the last update was Lea Seydoux had landed the role of Belladonna Boudreaux back in 2015.


Verbinski’s departure is a breaking news story, check back for more details on the status of Gambit.

UPDATE: Gambit has been moved from its February 14, 2019 release date to June 7, 2019.

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Matthew Sardo
Matthew Sardo
As the founder of Monkeys Fighting Robots, I'm currently training for my next job as an astronaut cowboy. Reformed hockey goon, comic book store owner, video store clerk, an extra in 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon,' 'Welcome Back Freshman,' and for one special day, I was a Ghostbuster.