Big day today for comic book and movie fans alike. Current X-Men film producer Lauren Shuler released official confirmation today that Channing Tatum will be playing Remy LeBeau a.k.a Gambit in future X-Men movies. There had been rumors that this was happening for quite some time but today it has finally become official. The Hollywood Reporter is saying that Gambit will debut in the 2016 film X-Men: Apocalypse and then will get his own solo film which could be released in 2018.
Gambit had previously been portrayed by Taylor Kitsch in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. What are your thoughts towards Tatum playing the highly popular X-Men character we all know and love? Sound off and let us know what you think!