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‘Deadpool and Wolverine’: Hugh Jackman Teases Channing Tatum’s Debut As Gambit

Could Channing Tatum finally be taking on the role of Gambit? Hugh Jackman teases his potential debut as the character in Deadpool and Wolverine.

Given Tatum’s Gambit is one of the most infamous pieces of cancelled media from the Fox era, it only makes chance to give him the time to shine. Channing Tatum had been in talks to play Gambit as early as 2006, though rewrites and scheduling conflicts prevented him from appearing in any other mainline X-Men film. Even though fans may never see Channing Tatum star in his own Gambit film, Deadpool and Wolverine may serve as a send-off to his two decade long journey to try to bring the character to the big screeen.

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